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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:CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/02/19
Date:Wednesday, January 02, 2019
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:   NONE


DUE :  01/03 – FPT CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER


TBA –FANFARE; BOW FIRDA


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FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
RIGHT WHALE REPORTING/SPEED REGULAITONS - 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 SCPA.  All persons wanting unescorted access to any vessel must have a valid TWIC.


CURRENT ARTICLES:  NONE


CURRENT EVENTS:   01/08/19 -  CWIT January Luncheon


FUTURE EVENTS:    01/11/19 -  Chat-N-Chew  - Friday, January 11, 2019 - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - North Charleston Crown Plaza (4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd)


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


SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT:  5/OUT OF SEASON
 
CHARLESTON TIDES:
 
Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible


JANUARY 2019
 
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
 
M    7      Low   2:17 AM    -0.1   7:23 AM    Rise  8:30 AM      0
     7     High   8:44 AM     5.6   5:29 PM     Set  7:03 PM
     7      Low   3:00 PM     0.1
     7     High   8:47 PM     4.7
 
Tu   8      Low   2:54 AM     0.1   7:23 AM    Rise  9:10 AM      2
     8     High   9:21 AM     5.5   5:30 PM     Set  7:57 PM
     8      Low   3:36 PM     0.2
     8     High   9:25 PM     4.6
 
W    9      Low   3:30 AM     0.2   7:23 AM    Rise  9:47 AM      6
     9     High   9:57 AM     5.3   5:31 PM     Set  8:51 PM
     9      Low   4:12 PM     0.3
     9     High  10:02 PM     4.5
 
Th  10      Low   4:07 AM     0.4   7:23 AM    Rise 10:20 AM      12
    10     High  10:32 AM     5.1   5:32 PM     Set  9:45 PM
    10      Low   4:49 PM     0.4
    10     High  10:41 PM     4.5
 
F   11      Low   4:47 AM     0.5   7:23 AM    Rise 10:52 AM      18
    11     High  11:09 AM     4.9   5:33 PM     Set 10:39 PM
    11      Low   5:27 PM     0.4
    11     High  11:23 PM     4.5
 
Sa  12      Low   5:31 AM     0.7   7:23 AM    Rise 11:22 AM      26
    12     High  11:49 AM     4.7   5:33 PM     Set 11:33 PM
    12      Low   6:09 PM     0.4
 
Su  13     High  12:09 AM     4.5   7:23 AM    Rise 11:53 AM      35
    13      Low   6:22 AM     0.8   5:34 PM
    13     High  12:35 PM     4.6
    13      Low   6:56 PM     0.4
 
M   14     High   1:02 AM     4.6   7:22 AM     Set 12:29 AM      45
    14      Low   7:22 AM     0.8   5:35 PM    Rise 12:25 PM
    14     High   1:28 PM     4.5
    14      Low   7:48 PM     0.3
 
Tu  15     High   2:00 AM     4.8   7:22 AM     Set  1:27 AM      55
    15      Low   8:27 AM     0.8   5:36 PM    Rise 12:59 PM
    15     High   2:27 PM     4.4
    15      Low   8:45 PM     0.1
 
W   16     High   3:01 AM     5.1   7:22 AM     Set  2:28 AM      65
    16      Low   9:34 AM     0.6   5:37 PM    Rise  1:38 PM
    16     High   3:28 PM     4.5
    16      Low   9:44 PM    -0.1
 
Th  17     High   4:02 AM     5.5   7:22 AM     Set  3:31 AM      75
    17      Low  10:37 AM     0.3   5:38 PM    Rise  2:22 PM
    17     High   4:29 PM     4.6
    17      Low  10:42 PM    -0.5
 
F   18     High   5:02 AM     5.8   7:21 AM     Set  4:37 AM      84
    18      Low  11:35 AM    -0.1   5:39 PM    Rise  3:13 PM
    18     High   5:28 PM     4.8
    18      Low  11:38 PM    -0.8
 
Sa  19     High   6:00 AM     6.2   7:21 AM     Set  5:42 AM      91
    19      Low  12:30 PM    -0.4   5:40 PM    Rise  4:13 PM
    19     High   6:24 PM     5.1
 
Su  20      Low  12:33 AM    -1.1   7:21 AM     Set  6:45 AM      97
    20     High   6:55 AM     6.5   5:41 PM    Rise  5:18 PM
    20      Low   1:22 PM    -0.7
    20     High   7:19 PM     5.3
 
M   21      Low   1:27 AM    -1.3   7:20 AM     Set  7:42 AM      99
    21     High   7:48 AM     6.6   5:42 PM    Rise  6:28 PM
    21      Low   2:13 PM    -0.9
    21     High   8:13 PM     5.5
 
Tu  22      Low   2:20 AM    -1.4   7:20 AM     Set  8:34 AM      99
    22     High   8:41 AM     6.6   5:43 PM    Rise  7:39 PM
    22      Low   3:03 PM    -1.0
    22     High   9:06 PM     5.6
 
W   23      Low   3:13 AM    -1.4   7:20 AM     Set  9:19 AM      96
    23     High   9:32 AM     6.5   5:44 PM    Rise  8:49 PM
    23      Low   3:53 PM    -0.9
    23     High  10:00 PM     5.6
 
Th  24      Low   4:07 AM    -1.2   7:19 AM     Set 10:00 AM      90
    24     High  10:23 AM     6.2   5:45 PM    Rise  9:57 PM
    24      Low   4:43 PM    -0.8
    24     High  10:56 PM     5.5
 
F   25      Low   5:02 AM    -0.8   7:19 AM     Set 10:38 AM      82
    25     High  11:15 AM     5.8   5:45 PM    Rise 11:02 PM
    25      Low   5:34 PM    -0.6
    25     High  11:53 PM     5.5
 
Sa  26      Low   6:00 AM    -0.5   7:18 AM     Set 11:14 AM      72
    26     High  12:09 PM     5.4   5:46 PM
    26      Low   6:27 PM    -0.4
 
Su  27     High  12:53 AM     5.4   7:18 AM    Rise 12:05 AM      61
    27      Low   7:01 AM    -0.1   5:47 PM     Set 11:49 AM
    27     High   1:04 PM     5.0
    27      Low   7:23 PM    -0.2
 
M   28     High   1:53 AM     5.3   7:17 AM    Rise  1:06 AM      51
    28      Low   8:03 AM     0.2   5:48 PM     Set 12:25 PM
    28     High   2:01 PM     4.7
    28      Low   8:20 PM    -0.1
 
Tu  29     High   2:54 AM     5.3   7:16 AM    Rise  2:06 AM      40
    29      Low   9:06 AM     0.3   5:49 PM     Set  1:03 PM
    29     High   2:59 PM     4.5
    29      Low   9:18 PM     0.0
 
W   30     High   3:52 AM     5.3   7:16 AM    Rise  3:04 AM      30
    30      Low  10:05 AM     0.3   5:50 PM     Set  1:44 PM
    30     High   3:56 PM     4.4
    30      Low  10:13 PM     0.1
 
Th  31     High   4:47 AM     5.3   7:15 AM    Rise  4:00 AM      22
    31      Low  11:00 AM     0.3   5:51 PM     Set  2:28 PM
    31     High   4:50 PM     4.5
    31      Low  11:05 PM     0.0
 
FEBRUARY 2019
 
F    1     High   5:37 AM     5.4   7:15 AM    Rise  4:53 AM      14
     1      Low  11:49 AM     0.2   5:52 PM     Set  3:15 PM
     1     High   5:39 PM     4.5
     1      Low  11:53 PM    -0.1
 
Sa   2     High   6:23 AM     5.5   7:14 AM    Rise  5:43 AM      8
     2      Low  12:34 PM     0.1   5:53 PM     Set  4:06 PM
     2     High   6:25 PM     4.6
 
Su   3      Low  12:37 AM    -0.1   7:13 AM    Rise  6:28 AM      3
     3     High   7:05 AM     5.5   5:54 PM     Set  4:58 PM
     3      Low   1:16 PM     0.0
     3     High   7:08 PM     4.7
 


MARINE FORECAST:  2NM NNW Capers Reef MR
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Marine Zone Forecast
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...


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
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of fog with vsby 1/4 nm or less this evening, then patchy fog.
Thu
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers. Patchy dense fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Thu Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE after midnight. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers. Patchy dense fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Fri
SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. 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, becoming W 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly in the evening.
Sat
W winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sun
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
Sun Night
W 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 2 ft. 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.