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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 11/30/18
Date:Friday, November 30, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:


PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance – 43.8 ft  
Main Channel - 45.0 ft
 
BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:
 
Inner anchorage - Max Draft 30’00 feet FW - Max LOA 750 FT
Buckeye ( formerly Hess ) - Max draft – 34’06’’ - MLW -  Max LOA 750’ Max DWT 70,000 MT UP to 2 x 10 INCH HOSES – AS OF 2/15/18. Depth is reduced 6’’ each month until the berth is dredged in June.
Delfin - Max Draft - 38'00 Max LOA 690'
ODJFELL Terminal - Max Draft – 40’  Max LOA 700' - 1 x 8 inch HOSE 1 x 6 inch VAPOR HOSE - Odfjell Charleston - NEW Depth – 42’00.
Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW
Kinder Morgan - berth 1 – 40’00 - all vessel arrivals require tide
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 4 - Max draft 40'00, tide needed for anything deeper than 38'00 UP TO 2 x 8 INCH HOSES// Please be advised that the north and south finger piers located at Kinder Morgan Dock #4, sustained damage during Hurricane Matthew.  (UPDATED 11/9) the terminal manager advised that berth #4 is operational but the finger piers have not been repaired and can only be accessed by the mooring boat. The mooring dolphins are fine.
Kinder Morgan North - Max draft 32'00"
BP - Max draft at berth 35 ft FW - .  (05/14/18-per pilots) Current maximum draft to BP is 31 feet due to shoaling along the Joint Base Charleston waterfront in Range D and the turning basin at Wharf A.  This is subject to change as conditions warrant.
Wando Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - tide needed for anything deeper Than 43'01" Max BM No restriction
North Charleston Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction
COLUMBUS STREET TERMINAL  - CST - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restrictions
Veterans Terminal 35' MLW tidal restricted
Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA 550', Max Beam 52'
Pier J Max Draft 38’00 FT
Airdraft under the Don Holt Bridge 155 ft per pilots
 
Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:
 
Drafts of 38'00 or less may transit at anytime
Drafts of 38'01 to 40'00 -window:  Start in 1 Hour before low water until 2 hours before high water
Drafts of 40'01 to 41'00 - window: start in 2 hours after low water until 2 hours before high water
Drafts of 41'01 to 42'00 - window:  start in 3 hours after low water until 3 hours before high water
 
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TANKER VESSEL TRAFFIC:    SCHEDULE ATTACHED:  NONE


 IN:   ATB RESOLVE


DUE :  12/21 – GLV PETROCHEM PRODUCER


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FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
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96 Hours - advance notice of arrival required by USCG
48 Hours - advance receipt of crew list by Immigration for any vessel arriving from a foreign port, or arriving coast wise with detained crew.
24 Hours (minimum) - Foreign cargo must have manifest submitted to Customs & Border Patrol AMS.  Bond must be filed for Foreign flag vessels or U.S. flag arriving with foreign cargo aboard.  24 Hours - advance notice to Pilots
24 Hours - advance fax of crew list and approved visitors required by Terminal.
72 Hours - post port call, the Port Authority requires bill of lading figures for all bulk cargo.
 
Port Security - All persons doing business within Port Authority property must have security pass from SCPA.  All persons wanting unescorted access to any vessel must have a valid TWIC.


CURRENT ARTICLES:  NONE


CURRENT EVENTS:  12/07 – 12:30 – Chat’n’Chew with Jim Newsome/SCSPA


FUTURE EVENTS:   12/19/18 - CHAT-N-CHEW - Wednesday, December 19 - 11:30a.m. - 1:30p.m. - Crowne Plaza , 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418 
12/20/18 - 0745 - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - ILA 1422 Building (1142 Morrison Drive)  Nav/Ops Meeting


02/22/19 - 2019 MASC ANNUAL MEETING & GALA - Friday, February 22, 2019


SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT:  4/SEASONAL – NO STORMS EXPECTED WITHIN 72 HOURS
 
CHARLESTON TIDES:
 
Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible


NOVEMBER 2018
 
F   30     High   1:36 AM     5.3   7:03 AM    Rise 12:08 AM      52
    30      Low   7:40 AM     0.2   5:13 PM     Set  1:25 PM
    30     High   1:55 PM     5.8
    30      Low   8:21 PM     0.2
 
DECEMBER 2018
 
Sa   1     High   2:41 AM     5.5   7:04 AM    Rise  1:13 AM      41
     1      Low   8:46 AM     0.3   5:13 PM     Set  2:01 PM
     1     High   2:57 PM     5.7
     1      Low   9:19 PM     0.1
 
Su   2     High   3:43 AM     5.7   7:05 AM    Rise  2:15 AM      30
     2      Low   9:49 AM     0.2   5:13 PM     Set  2:36 PM
     2     High   3:55 PM     5.6
     2      Low  10:14 PM    -0.1
 
M    3     High   4:40 AM     6.0   7:06 AM    Rise  3:17 AM      20
     3      Low  10:48 AM     0.1   5:13 PM     Set  3:11 PM
     3     High   4:49 PM     5.5
     3      Low  11:05 PM    -0.2
 
Tu   4     High   5:32 AM     6.2   7:07 AM    Rise  4:18 AM      12
     4      Low  11:42 AM     0.0   5:13 PM     Set  3:46 PM
     4     High   5:39 PM     5.5
     4      Low  11:53 PM    -0.3
 
W    5     High   6:20 AM     6.3   7:07 AM    Rise  5:19 AM      6
     5      Low  12:32 PM    -0.1   5:13 PM     Set  4:24 PM
     5     High   6:26 PM     5.4
 
Th   6      Low  12:39 AM    -0.3   7:08 AM    Rise  6:18 AM      2
     6     High   7:05 AM     6.3   5:13 PM     Set  5:04 PM
     6      Low   1:19 PM    -0.1
     6     High   7:10 PM     5.3
 
F    7      Low   1:21 AM    -0.2   7:09 AM    Rise  7:16 AM      0
     7     High   7:47 AM     6.3   5:13 PM     Set  5:48 PM
     7      Low   2:03 PM    -0.1
     7     High   7:52 PM     5.2
 
Sa   8      Low   2:02 AM    -0.1   7:10 AM    Rise  8:12 AM      0
     8     High   8:28 AM     6.2   5:14 PM     Set  6:35 PM
     8      Low   2:45 PM     0.1
     8     High   8:33 PM     5.1
 
Su   9      Low   2:41 AM     0.1   7:11 AM    Rise  9:03 AM      2
     9     High   9:07 AM     6.0   5:14 PM     Set  7:25 PM
     9      Low   3:26 PM     0.2
     9     High   9:13 PM     4.9
 
M   10      Low   3:19 AM     0.3   7:11 AM    Rise  9:50 AM      5
    10     High   9:46 AM     5.8   5:14 PM     Set  8:17 PM
    10      Low   4:06 PM     0.4
    10     High   9:53 PM     4.8
 
Tu  11      Low   3:57 AM     0.5   7:12 AM    Rise 10:33 AM      11
    11     High  10:26 AM     5.5   5:14 PM     Set  9:11 PM
    11      Low   4:46 PM     0.6
    11     High  10:34 PM     4.6
 
W   12      Low   4:36 AM     0.7   7:13 AM    Rise 11:12 AM      17
    12     High  11:06 AM     5.3   5:14 PM     Set 10:05 PM
    12      Low   5:26 PM     0.7
    12     High  11:18 PM     4.5
 
Th  13      Low   5:19 AM     0.9   7:13 AM    Rise 11:47 AM      25
    13     High  11:50 AM     5.1   5:15 PM     Set 10:59 PM
    13      Low   6:09 PM     0.8
 
F   14     High  12:06 AM     4.5   7:14 AM    Rise 12:20 PM      34
    14      Low   6:08 AM     1.0   5:15 PM     Set 11:53 PM
    14     High  12:36 PM     4.9
    14      Low   6:55 PM     0.8
 
Sa  15     High  12:58 AM     4.5   7:15 AM    Rise 12:51 PM      43
    15      Low   7:03 AM     1.1   5:15 PM
    15     High   1:27 PM     4.8
    15      Low   7:45 PM     0.7
 
Su  16     High   1:53 AM     4.7   7:15 AM     Set 12:48 AM      53
    16      Low   8:04 AM     1.1   5:16 PM    Rise  1:22 PM
    16     High   2:20 PM     4.8
    16      Low   8:36 PM     0.5
 
M   17     High   2:48 AM     4.9   7:16 AM     Set  1:44 AM      62
    17      Low   9:07 AM     0.9   5:16 PM    Rise  1:54 PM
    17     High   3:15 PM     4.8
    17      Low   9:28 PM     0.3
 
Tu  18     High   3:43 AM     5.3   7:17 AM     Set  2:43 AM      72
    18      Low  10:07 AM     0.7   5:16 PM    Rise  2:28 PM
    18     High   4:09 PM     4.9
    18      Low  10:20 PM     0.0
 
W   19     High   4:36 AM     5.6   7:17 AM     Set  3:44 AM      81
    19      Low  11:04 AM     0.4   5:17 PM    Rise  3:05 PM
    19     High   5:01 PM     5.0
    19      Low  11:11 PM    -0.3
 
Th  20     High   5:28 AM     6.0   7:18 AM     Set  4:47 AM      88
    20      Low  11:57 AM     0.0   5:17 PM    Rise  3:48 PM
    20     High   5:53 PM     5.1
 
F   21      Low  12:02 AM    -0.6   7:18 AM     Set  5:53 AM      94
    21     High   6:19 AM     6.3   5:18 PM    Rise  4:37 PM
    21      Low  12:48 PM    -0.2
    21     High   6:43 PM     5.3
 
Sa  22      Low  12:52 AM    -0.9   7:19 AM     Set  7:00 AM      98
    22     High   7:10 AM     6.5   5:18 PM    Rise  5:32 PM
    22      Low   1:39 PM    -0.5
    22     High   7:34 PM     5.4
 
Su  23      Low   1:42 AM    -1.0   7:19 AM     Set  8:04 AM      99
    23     High   8:00 AM     6.7   5:19 PM    Rise  6:35 PM
    23      Low   2:29 PM    -0.6
    23     High   8:26 PM     5.4
 
M   24      Low   2:33 AM    -1.1   7:20 AM     Set  9:03 AM      98
    24     High   8:52 AM     6.7   5:19 PM    Rise  7:42 PM
    24      Low   3:20 PM    -0.6
    24     High   9:19 PM     5.4
 
Tu  25      Low   3:26 AM    -1.0   7:20 AM     Set  9:57 AM      94
    25     High   9:45 AM     6.5   5:20 PM    Rise  8:50 PM
    25      Low   4:11 PM    -0.5
    25     High  10:14 PM     5.4
 
W   26      Low   4:20 AM    -0.8   7:20 AM     Set 10:44 AM      87
    26     High  10:39 AM     6.3   5:20 PM    Rise  9:59 PM
    26      Low   5:04 PM    -0.4
    26     High  11:13 PM     5.3
 
Th  27      Low   5:18 AM    -0.5   7:21 AM     Set 11:25 AM      78
    27     High  11:35 AM     6.0   5:21 PM    Rise 11:05 PM
    27      Low   5:59 PM    -0.3
 
F   28     High  12:15 AM     5.3   7:21 AM     Set 12:03 PM      67
    28      Low   6:19 AM    -0.3   5:22 PM
    28     High  12:33 PM     5.7
    28      Low   6:56 PM    -0.2
 
Sa  29     High   1:18 AM     5.3   7:21 AM    Rise 12:09 AM      56
    29      Low   7:22 AM     0.0   5:22 PM     Set 12:39 PM
    29     High   1:32 PM     5.4
    29      Low   7:54 PM    -0.2
 
Su  30     High   2:21 AM     5.4   7:22 AM    Rise  1:11 AM      45
    30      Low   8:27 AM     0.1   5:23 PM     Set  1:13 PM
    30     High   2:31 PM     5.1
    30      Low   8:52 PM    -0.1
 
M   31     High   3:22 AM     5.5   7:22 AM    Rise  2:12 AM      35
    31      Low   9:30 AM     0.2   5:24 PM     Set  1:48 PM
    31     High   3:29 PM     5.0
    31      Low   9:48 PM    -0.2
 
JANUARY 2019
 
Tu   1     High   4:19 AM     5.6   7:22 AM    Rise  3:12 AM      25
     1      Low  10:29 AM     0.1   5:24 PM     Set  2:24 PM
     1     High   4:23 PM     4.9
     1      Low  10:40 PM    -0.2
 
W    2     High   5:11 AM     5.7   7:22 AM    Rise  4:11 AM      16
     2      Low  11:23 AM     0.1   5:25 PM     Set  3:03 PM
     2     High   5:14 PM     4.8
     2      Low  11:29 PM    -0.2
 
Th   3     High   5:59 AM     5.8   7:22 AM    Rise  5:09 AM      10
     3      Low  12:13 PM     0.0   5:26 PM     Set  3:45 PM
     3     High   6:02 PM     4.8
 
F    4      Low  12:15 AM    -0.2   7:23 AM    Rise  6:05 AM      4
     4     High   6:44 AM     5.8   5:27 PM     Set  4:30 PM
     4      Low  12:58 PM    -0.1
     4     High   6:47 PM     4.8
 
Sa   5      Low  12:58 AM    -0.2   7:23 AM    Rise  6:57 AM      1
     5     High   7:26 AM     5.8   5:28 PM     Set  5:19 PM
     5      Low   1:41 PM    -0.1
     5     High   7:29 PM     4.8
 
Su   6      Low   1:39 AM    -0.2   7:23 AM    Rise  7:46 AM      0
     6     High   8:06 AM     5.8   5:28 PM     Set  6:10 PM
     6      Low   2:21 PM     0.0
     6     High   8:09 PM     4.7


MARINE FORECAST:  954 AM EST Fri Nov 30 2018      .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Strong low pressure E of Nova  Scotia will move well NE of the region today as an area of high  pressure moves E over the southern waters. A weak low will move  off the mid Atlc coast this afternoon, track E and SE over the  northern and central waters tonight, and pass E of the area late  tonight. A warm front will lift N over the waters Sat into Sat  night, and pass N of the region Sun. A cold front will move SE  across the area late Sun into Tue, then pass SE of the region Tue  night as low pressure move NE along the front. Another cold  front will move SE over the northern waters Mon night, then pass  E of the area Tue.    $$
   ANZ835-010400-  Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-  954 AM EST Fri Nov 30 2018    GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN    TODAY  SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3  to 5 ft.  TONIGHT  S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.  SAT  S winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 8  ft.  SAT NIGHT  S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming SW. Seas building to 8 to  14 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs.  SUN  SW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to  14 ft.  SUN NIGHT  SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.  MON  W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.  MON NIGHT  SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W. Seas building to 7 to  12 ft.  TUE  W winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to 25 kt. Seas  subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.  TUE NIGHT  N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.


Notice posted on Friday, November 30, 2018

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.