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SubjectDatePriority
DAILY PORT UPDATE - CHARLESTON, SC - 01/30/1901/30/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/30/19 - UPDATED DRAFT FOR BUCKEYE01/30/2019 Normal
DAILY PORT UPDATE - SAVANNAH, GA - 01/30/1901/30/2019 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/29/1901/29/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/29/1901/29/2019 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/29/19 = UPDATED DRAFTS HIGH LIGHTED01/29/2019 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/25/1901/25/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/25/19 ==NEWS==Study Shows North Carolina Ports Contributes $15.4B and more than 87,000 Jobs Annually to State’s Economy01/25/2019 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/25/1901/25/2019 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/24/1901/24/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/24/1901/24/2019 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/24/1901/24/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/22/1901/22/2019 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/22/1901/22/2019 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/22/1901/22/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/21/1901/21/2019 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/21/1901/21/2019 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/21/1901/21/2019 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/18/1901/18/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/18/1901/18/2019 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/18/1901/18/2019 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/17/1901/17/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/17/1901/17/2019 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/17/1901/17/2019 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/02/1901/02/2019 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/02/1901/02/2019 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/02/1901/02/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/02/19
Date:Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:
 
PORT OF SAVANNAH, GA
 
PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance - 42 ft
Main Channel - 42 ft
Max allowable vessel draft - 42 ft
 
BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:
 
Colonial # 1 Max Draft 38 ft Max LOA 750 ft Max air draft 185 ft
Colonial # 3 Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA 600 ft
Colonial OT-20 Max Draft 39 ft Max LOA 820 ft
Vopak Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA 600 ft Max Beam 106 ft Max BCM 400 ft UKC 1’00
Marine Port Terminal Brunswick Max Draft 36’00 – Max LOA 750’ Max BM 110’
IMTT – Epic Midstream North-  Max Draft 37.5 ft Max LOA 800 ft Max Beam 125 ft Max DWT 53,000 (04/30/18)
IMTT -Epic Midstream South  - Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA 900ft  Max Beam 110 ft. Max DWT 56,000 (04/30/18)
GKT (Georgia Kaolin Terminal) – Max draft 36’00
East Coast terminal - Max Draft 36 ft
East Coast terminal berth 3 – Max draft 34 ft
Imperial Sugar - Max Draft 30 ft
Metro Ports - Max Draft 36 ft Max LOA  700 ft Max Beam 150 ft
Phillips 66 Savannah Lubricants – Max draft 30’00 ft – UKC 0.6 ft
GPA Ocean Terminal Max Draft 42 ft
GPA Garden City Terminal Max Draft 42 ft
 
Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:
Drafts less than 36’ may transit at anytime
Drafts 36’or greater are tide restricted -  window:  Start in 1 Hour after low water until 1.5 hours before high
 
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VESSEL TRAFFIC: (TANKERS);   SCHEDULES ATTACHED:  NONE
 
IN:   NONE
 
DUE: -1/03 – STOLT EFFICIENCY
01/20 – INNOVATION
 
02/14 – CPC PETROCHEM SUPPLIER
TBA: ALKAIO, ENDELO SWAN; CHEMBULK HOUSTON
 
 
FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
Compliance with Mandatory Ship Reporting (MSR) Requirements: MSR is required for vessels of at least 300 gross tons (including tugs with a combined tug & barge gross tonnage above 300 gross tons), who enter the WHALESSOUTH area between November 15th and April 15th. The WHALESSOUTH area extends from the shoreline east to longitude 80°51.6’W with the southern & northern boundaries at latitude 30°00’N and 31°27’N., respectively. This area includes the ports of Brunswick, Fernandina and Jacksonville. Reporting is required as the vessel enters the WHALESSOUTH zone.
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 GPA.  All persons wanting unescorted access to any vessel must have a valid TWIC.
 
CURRENT NEWS:  NONE


CURRENT EVENTS:   01/02/18 - Savannah Maritime After Hours - 5:15pm – 7:30pm


FUTURE EVENTS:  01/10/18 - Propeller Club Membership Meeting - Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:30am – 1pm 
01/16/18 – 1100 - SMA Meeting - 11am – 12pm - C&BP Facility, 139 Southern Blvd, Savannah
01/18/19 – 0630 - Propeller Club Annual Oyster Roast


 
SEAPORT SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
HURRICANE ALERT STATUS:  5/OUT OF SEASON
 
SAVANNAH - LOCAL TIDES:  
 
Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon            /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible
 
Tides:SAVANNAH RIVER ENT., FORT PULASKI
 
JANUARY 2019
 
W    2     High   5:14 AM     7.2   7:24 AM    Rise  4:14 AM      16
     2      Low  11:41 AM     0.1   5:31 PM     Set  3:09 PM
     2     High   5:21 PM     6.4
     2      Low  11:47 PM    -0.2
 
Th   3     High   6:04 AM     7.3   7:25 AM    Rise  5:11 AM      10
     3      Low  12:30 PM     0.0   5:32 PM     Set  3:51 PM
     3     High   6:11 PM     6.4
 
F    4      Low  12:33 AM    -0.2   7:25 AM    Rise  6:07 AM      4
     4     High   6:50 AM     7.4   5:32 PM     Set  4:36 PM
     4      Low   1:16 PM    -0.1
     4     High   6:56 PM     6.4
 
Sa   5      Low   1:17 AM    -0.2   7:25 AM    Rise  6:59 AM      1
     5     High   7:32 AM     7.4   5:33 PM     Set  5:25 PM
     5      Low   1:59 PM    -0.1
     5     High   7:39 PM     6.4
 
Su   6      Low   1:58 AM    -0.2   7:25 AM    Rise  7:48 AM      0
     6     High   8:12 AM     7.4   5:34 PM     Set  6:16 PM
     6      Low   2:39 PM    -0.1
     6     High   8:19 PM     6.4
 
M    7      Low   2:37 AM    -0.1   7:25 AM    Rise  8:33 AM      0
     7     High   8:50 AM     7.2   5:35 PM     Set  7:09 PM
     7      Low   3:16 PM     0.0
     7     High   8:58 PM     6.3
 
Tu   8      Low   3:14 AM     0.1   7:25 AM    Rise  9:13 AM      2
     8     High   9:27 AM     7.0   5:36 PM     Set  8:02 PM
     8      Low   3:53 PM     0.1
     8     High   9:37 PM     6.2
 
W    9      Low   3:50 AM     0.2   7:25 AM    Rise  9:50 AM      6
     9     High  10:05 AM     6.8   5:37 PM     Set  8:56 PM
     9      Low   4:28 PM     0.2
     9     High  10:17 PM     6.1
 
Th  10      Low   4:27 AM     0.4   7:25 AM    Rise 10:23 AM      12
    10     High  10:43 AM     6.5   5:37 PM     Set  9:50 PM
    10      Low   5:04 PM     0.4
    10     High  10:59 PM     6.0
 
F   11      Low   5:05 AM     0.6   7:25 AM    Rise 10:55 AM      18
    11     High  11:24 AM     6.3   5:38 PM     Set 10:43 PM
    11      Low   5:42 PM     0.5
    11     High  11:43 PM     5.9
 
Sa  12      Low   5:47 AM     0.8   7:25 AM    Rise 11:26 AM      26
    12     High  12:07 PM     6.1   5:39 PM     Set 11:37 PM
    12      Low   6:25 PM     0.5
 
Su  13     High  12:31 AM     6.0   7:25 AM    Rise 11:57 AM      35
    13      Low   6:37 AM     1.0   5:40 PM
    13     High  12:54 PM     6.0
    13      Low   7:13 PM     0.5
 
M   14     High   1:22 AM     6.2   7:25 AM     Set 12:33 AM      45
    14      Low   7:35 AM     1.1   5:41 PM    Rise 12:29 PM
    14     High   1:46 PM     5.9
    14      Low   8:08 PM     0.5
 
Tu  15     High   2:16 AM     6.4   7:24 AM     Set  1:31 AM      55
    15      Low   8:41 AM     1.0   5:42 PM    Rise  1:04 PM
    15     High   2:41 PM     5.9
    15      Low   9:07 PM     0.3
 
W   16     High   3:12 AM     6.7   7:24 AM     Set  2:31 AM      65
    16      Low   9:48 AM     0.8   5:43 PM    Rise  1:43 PM
    16     High   3:39 PM     5.9
    16      Low  10:07 PM     0.0
 
Th  17     High   4:11 AM     7.1   7:24 AM     Set  3:34 AM      75
    17      Low  10:51 AM     0.4   5:44 PM    Rise  2:28 PM
    17     High   4:39 PM     6.1
    17      Low  11:05 PM    -0.4
 
F   18     High   5:10 AM     7.5   7:24 AM     Set  4:39 AM      84
    18      Low  11:49 AM    -0.1   5:44 PM    Rise  3:19 PM
    18     High   5:38 PM     6.4
 
Sa  19      Low  12:01 AM    -0.9   7:23 AM     Set  5:44 AM      91
    19     High   6:08 AM     7.9   5:45 PM    Rise  4:18 PM
    19      Low  12:45 PM    -0.5
    19     High   6:34 PM     6.7
 
Su  20      Low  12:56 AM    -1.3   7:23 AM     Set  6:47 AM      97
    20     High   7:02 AM     8.3   5:46 PM    Rise  5:24 PM
    20      Low   1:38 PM    -0.9
    20     High   7:28 PM     7.0
 
M   21      Low   1:50 AM    -1.6   7:23 AM     Set  7:45 AM      99
    21     High   7:55 AM     8.5   5:47 PM    Rise  6:34 PM
    21      Low   2:30 PM    -1.2
    21     High   8:20 PM     7.3
 
Tu  22      Low   2:43 AM    -1.8   7:22 AM     Set  8:37 AM      99
    22     High   8:46 AM     8.6   5:48 PM    Rise  7:44 PM
    22      Low   3:20 PM    -1.3
    22     High   9:13 PM     7.3
 
W   23      Low   3:35 AM    -1.7   7:22 AM     Set  9:22 AM      96
    23     High   9:38 AM     8.4   5:49 PM    Rise  8:54 PM
    23      Low   4:08 PM    -1.3
    23     High  10:07 PM     7.3
 
Th  24      Low   4:26 AM    -1.5   7:22 AM     Set 10:04 AM      90
    24     High  10:31 AM     8.1   5:50 PM    Rise 10:01 PM
    24      Low   4:57 PM    -1.2
    24     High  11:04 PM     7.2
 
F   25      Low   5:19 AM    -1.1   7:21 AM     Set 10:42 AM      82
    25     High  11:25 AM     7.6   5:51 PM    Rise 11:06 PM
    25      Low   5:46 PM    -0.9
 
Sa  26     High  12:02 AM     7.1   7:21 AM     Set 11:18 AM      72
    26      Low   6:14 AM    -0.6   5:52 PM
    26     High  12:20 PM     7.2
    26      Low   6:39 PM    -0.5
 
Su  27     High   1:00 AM     7.0   7:20 AM    Rise 12:08 AM      61
    27      Low   7:14 AM    -0.1   5:53 PM     Set 11:54 AM
    27     High   1:15 PM     6.7
    27      Low   7:35 PM    -0.2
 
M   28     High   1:57 AM     6.8   7:20 AM    Rise  1:09 AM      51
    28      Low   8:18 AM     0.3   5:54 PM     Set 12:30 PM
    28     High   2:10 PM     6.4
    28      Low   8:35 PM     0.1
 
Tu  29     High   2:54 AM     6.8   7:19 AM    Rise  2:08 AM      40
    29      Low   9:23 AM     0.4   5:55 PM     Set  1:09 PM
    29     High   3:05 PM     6.1
    29      Low   9:34 PM     0.2
 
W   30     High   3:52 AM     6.7   7:18 AM    Rise  3:06 AM      30
    30      Low  10:23 AM     0.5   5:55 PM     Set  1:50 PM
    30     High   4:01 PM     6.0
    30      Low  10:31 PM     0.2
 
Th  31     High   4:48 AM     6.8   7:18 AM    Rise  4:02 AM      22
    31      Low  11:17 AM     0.4   5:56 PM     Set  2:34 PM
    31     High   4:55 PM     6.0
    31      Low  11:22 PM     0.1
 
FEBRUARY 2019
 
F    1     High   5:41 AM     6.8   7:17 AM    Rise  4:55 AM      14
     1      Low  12:06 PM     0.2   5:57 PM     Set  3:21 PM
     1     High   5:47 PM     6.1
 
Sa   2      Low  12:10 AM     0.0   7:17 AM    Rise  5:45 AM      8
     2     High   6:28 AM     7.0   5:58 PM     Set  4:11 PM
     2      Low  12:51 PM     0.1
     2     High   6:34 PM     6.2
 
Su   3      Low  12:55 AM    -0.1   7:16 AM    Rise  6:31 AM      3
     3     High   7:12 AM     7.1   5:59 PM     Set  5:04 PM
     3      Low   1:33 PM     0.0
     3     High   7:18 PM     6.3
 
 
 
 
MARINE FORECAST: 2NM NNE Fripp Island Reef MR
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Marine Zone Forecast
 
Synopsis: AMZ300-030815- 322 PM EST Wed Jan 2 2019 .Synopsis for the coastal waters of south coastal South Carolina and north coastal Georgia... A stationary front will linger over or near the area into Friday before a cold front moves through later Friday. Dry and cooler high pressure is then expected through early next week with another cold front likely to move through Tuesday. $$
Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy dense fog. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Patchy dense fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri
S winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft, building to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Patchy dense fog in the morning. A slight chance of tstms. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Vsby 1 nm or less in the morning.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
Sun Night
SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
Mon
W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot. mariners are reminded that winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
 
 
 
Notice posted on Wednesday, January 02, 2019

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.