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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:WILMINGTON, NC - 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 - 41.0 ft
Main Channel - 41.0 ft
 
BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:
 
ADM Terminal 34 ft Max Draft,  675 Max LOA
Gold Bond Terminal Max Draft 34 ft Max LOA 600 ft
KINDER MORGAN RIVERROAD MAX DRAFT 38 FEET
AXION/CHEMSERVE WILMINGTON/ Koch / Amoco / Mobil Oil Terminal Max Draft 37 ft Max LOA 700 ft
Apex Terminal Max Draft 35’ 4” Ft Max ANYTIME LOA 800’
KINDER MORGAN WOODBINE/ Paktank Terminal Max Draft 38 ft Max LOA 750 ft     
Chemserve  - 37 ft Max -  LOA 700’ - DISCHARGE RATE FOR UAN SOLUTION –500 LIQUID S/T PER HR 1 EIGHT INCH HOSE
Buckeye Terminal Max Draft - 02/2018 draft 33.50 reduce by 9” each month
Colonial Terminal Max Draft 33 ft Max LOA 700 ft
Kinder Morgan Terminal Max Draft 31 ft Max LOA 600 x 106
South Wilmington Terminal (Exxon) – Max draft 38’00; Max LOA 800’
Carolina Marine Terminal – Max draft 38’00 (1/2018); Max LOA 800’ – possible deeper draft on a vessel by vessel basis
PORT DOCK 1 - MAX DRAFT ON ARRIVAL 41 FEET FRESH WATER ON HIGH TIDE  
MAX DRAFT ON DEPARTURE 40 FEET FRESH WATER ON HIGH TIDE WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA 
MAX PANAMA SIZE VESSEL – 1150’ x 150’
 
SCHEDULE TO ESTABLISH BOARD TIME ON DEEP ARRIVALS (CONFIRMED 11/17/18)
                                                                       
June 1, 2017


-             Nothing in this schedule shall be interpreted as limiting the pilot, vessel master, or facility operator from taking additional actions necessary to increase the level of care that ensures a vessel’s safe transit and mooring.
-             Time limits subject to change due to weather conditions, underpowered vessels, vessels with limited handling abilities or emergencies.
-             Vessels 38 feet and less move on any tide time at pilot’s discretion


SHIPS FRESH WATER DRAFT            AS EARLY AS                         LATE AS                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                  SOUTHPORT                           SOUTHPORT
                                                               LOW TIDE PLUS                   HIGH TIDE PLUS


38’01” thru 38’11”……….…………….. 1:10………………………………0:30
39’00” thru 39’11”………………………2:00……………………………….0:20
40’00” thru 40’05”………………………2:40……………………………… 0:10
40’06” thru 40’11” …………………….. 3:10 ……………………………… 0:00
41’00” thru 41’05” …………………….. 3:40  …    0:10 BEFORE HIGH TIDE
41’06” thru 42’00” 1:20 BEFORE HIGH TIDE TO 0:20 BEFORE HIGH TIDE


SCHEDULE TO ESTABLISH BOARD TIME ON DEEP SAILINGS FROM WILMINGTON 


June 1, 2017


-             Nothing in this schedule shall be interpreted as limiting the pilot, vessel master, or facility operator from taking additional actions necessary to increase the level of care that ensures a vessel’s safe transit and mooring.
-             Time limits subject to change due to weather conditions, low powered vessels or emergencies.
-             Vessels 38’00” and less move on any tide time at pilot’s discretion
                                                  (PORT SIDE TO)


                                                            
                                                              AS EARLY AS                               AS LATE AS
                                                              WILMINGTON                           WILMINGTON   
SHIP’S FRESH WATER DRAFT        HIGH TIDE MINUS/BEFORE       HIGH TIDE                                               
                                                                            
38’01” thru 38’05” ……………………………..    5:00 ……………………………………….     HIGH TIDE
38’06” thru 38’11” ……………………………..    4:30 ……………………………………….     1:00 (before)         
39’00” thru 39’05”  …………………………….    4:00  ………………………………………     1:30 (before)
39’06” thru 39’11”  …………………………….    3:30  ………………………………………     2:00 (before) 
40’00” thru 40’06”  …………………………….    3:00  ………………………………………     2:30 (before)                                   




                                                          (STARBOARD SIDE TO)


                                                               AS EARLY AS                              AS LATE AS
                                                              WILMINGTON                           WILMINGTON   
SHIP’S FRESH WATER DRAFT        HIGH TIDE MINUS/BEFORE       HIGH TIDE                                                
                                                                            
38’01” thru 38’05” ……………………………..    5:30 ……………………………………….     0:30 (before)
38’06” thru 38’11” ……………………………..    5:00 ……………………………………….     1:30 (before)        
39’00” thru 39’05”  …………………………….    4:30  ………………………………………     2:00 (before)
39’06” thru 39’11”  …………………………….    4:00  ………………………………………     2:30 (before)
40’00” thru 40’06” ……………………………..    3:30  ………………………………………     3:00 (before)


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VESSEL TRAFFIC (TANKERS):    IN – NONE


DUE:  
12/31 – GLV PETROCHEM PRODUCER


01/25 – FPT CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER


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FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
RIGHT WHALE SEASON - 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 NCSPA.  All persons wanting unescorted access to any vessel must have a valid TWIC.




Current Articles: NONE
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CURRENT EVENTS:  NONE


FUTURE EVENTS – NONE




SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
HURRICANE ALERT LEVEL:  5/OUT OF SEASON
 


Tides for Wilmington NC   
 
Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
                     /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible


JANUARY 2019
 
W    2      Low  12:47 AM    -0.4   7:18 AM    Rise  4:05 AM      16
     2     High   6:45 AM     4.7   5:14 PM     Set  2:52 PM
     2      Low   1:25 PM    -0.1
     2     High   6:56 PM     4.2
 
Th   3      Low   1:37 AM    -0.4   7:18 AM    Rise  5:04 AM      10
     3     High   7:34 AM     4.8   5:15 PM     Set  3:34 PM
     3      Low   2:16 PM    -0.1
     3     High   7:45 PM     4.2
 
F    4      Low   2:24 AM    -0.3   7:18 AM    Rise  6:00 AM      4
     4     High   8:21 AM     4.8   5:15 PM     Set  4:19 PM
     4      Low   3:04 PM    -0.1
     4     High   8:31 PM     4.1
 
Sa   5      Low   3:09 AM    -0.2   7:18 AM    Rise  6:53 AM      1
     5     High   9:05 AM     4.7   5:16 PM     Set  5:07 PM
     5      Low   3:49 PM     0.0
     5     High   9:15 PM     4.1
 
Su   6      Low   3:52 AM    -0.1   7:18 AM    Rise  7:41 AM      0
     6     High   9:47 AM     4.7   5:17 PM     Set  5:59 PM
     6      Low   4:32 PM     0.0
     6     High   9:58 PM     4.0
 
M    7      Low   4:32 AM     0.0   7:18 AM    Rise  8:25 AM      0
     7     High  10:27 AM     4.6   5:18 PM     Set  6:52 PM
     7      Low   5:12 PM     0.1
     7     High  10:38 PM     3.9
 
Tu   8      Low   5:09 AM     0.1   7:18 AM    Rise  9:05 AM      2
     8     High  11:06 AM     4.4   5:19 PM     Set  7:46 PM
     8      Low   5:49 PM     0.2
     8     High  11:17 PM     3.8
 
W    9      Low   5:43 AM     0.2   7:18 AM    Rise  9:41 AM      6
     9     High  11:42 AM     4.3   5:20 PM     Set  8:41 PM
     9      Low   6:24 PM     0.3
     9     High  11:52 PM     3.7
 
Th  10      Low   6:16 AM     0.2   7:18 AM    Rise 10:14 AM      12
    10     High  12:15 PM     4.2   5:20 PM     Set  9:35 PM
    10      Low   6:56 PM     0.4
 
F   11     High  12:21 AM     3.7   7:18 AM    Rise 10:45 AM      18
    11      Low   6:50 AM     0.3   5:21 PM     Set 10:30 PM
    11     High  12:44 PM     4.1
    11      Low   7:28 PM     0.4
 
Sa  12     High  12:49 AM     3.7   7:18 AM    Rise 11:15 AM      26
    12      Low   7:31 AM     0.4   5:22 PM     Set 11:25 PM
    12     High   1:18 PM     4.0
    12      Low   8:04 PM     0.3
 
Su  13     High   1:31 AM     3.8   7:18 AM    Rise 11:45 AM      35
    13      Low   8:24 AM     0.5   5:23 PM
    13     High   2:05 PM     3.9
    13      Low   8:49 PM     0.3
 
M   14     High   2:24 AM     3.9   7:18 AM     Set 12:22 AM      45
    14      Low   9:33 AM     0.6   5:24 PM    Rise 12:16 PM
    14     High   3:02 PM     3.9
    14      Low   9:45 PM     0.3
 
Tu  15     High   3:26 AM     4.0   7:18 AM     Set  1:20 AM      55
    15      Low  10:46 AM     0.6   5:25 PM    Rise 12:50 PM
    15     High   4:05 PM     3.8
    15      Low  10:48 PM     0.2
 
W   16     High   4:33 AM     4.2   7:17 AM     Set  2:22 AM      65
    16      Low  11:53 AM     0.5   5:26 PM    Rise  1:27 PM
    16     High   5:10 PM     3.9
    16      Low  11:52 PM     0.1
 
Th  17     High   5:41 AM     4.4   7:17 AM     Set  3:26 AM      75
    17      Low  12:55 PM     0.3   5:27 PM    Rise  2:11 PM
    17     High   6:12 PM     4.0
 
F   18      Low  12:53 AM    -0.1   7:17 AM     Set  4:32 AM      84
    18     High   6:45 AM     4.6   5:28 PM    Rise  3:02 PM
    18      Low   1:53 PM     0.2
    18     High   7:11 PM     4.1
 
Sa  19      Low   1:52 AM    -0.2   7:16 AM     Set  5:37 AM      91
    19     High   7:44 AM     4.9   5:29 PM    Rise  4:01 PM
    19      Low   2:49 PM     0.0
    19     High   8:07 PM     4.3
 
Su  20      Low   2:50 AM    -0.4   7:16 AM     Set  6:40 AM      97
    20     High   8:39 AM     5.0   5:30 PM    Rise  5:07 PM
    20      Low   3:42 PM    -0.1
    20     High   9:01 PM     4.4
 
M   21      Low   3:45 AM    -0.5   7:16 AM     Set  7:37 AM      99
    21     High   9:33 AM     5.2   5:31 PM    Rise  6:17 PM
    21      Low   4:33 PM    -0.3
    21     High   9:54 PM     4.6
 
Tu  22      Low   4:38 AM    -0.6   7:15 AM     Set  8:28 AM      99
    22     High  10:26 AM     5.2   5:32 PM    Rise  7:29 PM
    22      Low   5:23 PM    -0.3
    22     High  10:49 PM     4.6
 
W   23      Low   5:31 AM    -0.6   7:15 AM     Set  9:13 AM      96
    23     High  11:20 AM     5.1   5:33 PM    Rise  8:39 PM
    23      Low   6:12 PM    -0.4
    23     High  11:47 PM     4.6
 
Th  24      Low   6:24 AM    -0.5   7:14 AM     Set  9:53 AM      90
    24     High  12:15 PM     5.0   5:34 PM    Rise  9:48 PM
    24      Low   7:01 PM    -0.3
 
F   25     High  12:45 AM     4.6   7:14 AM     Set 10:30 AM      82
    25      Low   7:18 AM    -0.4   5:35 PM    Rise 10:54 PM
    25     High   1:10 PM     4.8
    25      Low   7:51 PM    -0.3
 
Sa  26     High   1:43 AM     4.6   7:13 AM     Set 11:05 AM      72
    26      Low   8:14 AM    -0.2   5:36 PM    Rise 11:57 PM
    26     High   2:04 PM     4.6
    26      Low   8:43 PM    -0.2
 
Su  27     High   2:39 AM     4.6   7:12 AM     Set 11:40 AM      61
    27      Low   9:12 AM     0.0   5:37 PM
    27     High   2:57 PM     4.4
    27      Low   9:37 PM    -0.1
 
M   28     High   3:35 AM     4.6   7:12 AM    Rise 12:59 AM      51
    28      Low  10:12 AM     0.1   5:38 PM     Set 12:15 PM
    28     High   3:50 PM     4.2
    28      Low  10:32 PM    -0.1
 
Tu  29     High   4:30 AM     4.5   7:11 AM    Rise  2:00 AM      40
    29      Low  11:10 AM     0.1   5:39 PM     Set 12:53 PM
    29     High   4:44 PM     4.1
    29      Low  11:26 PM    -0.1
 
W   30     High   5:24 AM     4.5   7:11 AM    Rise  2:58 AM      30
    30      Low  12:06 PM     0.1   5:40 PM     Set  1:33 PM
    30     High   5:38 PM     4.1
 
Th  31      Low  12:19 AM    -0.1   7:10 AM    Rise  3:55 AM      22
    31     High   6:18 AM     4.6   5:41 PM     Set  2:17 PM
    31      Low  12:59 PM     0.1
    31     High   6:31 PM     4.1
 
FEBRUARY 2019
 
F    1      Low   1:09 AM    -0.1   7:09 AM    Rise  4:48 AM      14
     1     High   7:09 AM     4.6   5:42 PM     Set  3:04 PM
     1      Low   1:50 PM     0.1
     1     High   7:21 PM     4.1
 
Sa   2      Low   1:58 AM    -0.1   7:08 AM    Rise  5:38 AM      8
     2     High   7:57 AM     4.6   5:43 PM     Set  3:54 PM
     2      Low   2:37 PM     0.1
     2     High   8:09 PM     4.2
 
Su   3      Low   2:44 AM     0.0   7:08 AM    Rise  6:23 AM      3
     3     High   8:42 AM     4.7   5:44 PM     Set  4:47 PM
     3      Low   3:22 PM     0.1
 


MARINE FORECAST: 
3NM S Dredge Wreck MR
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Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: AMZ200-030415- 332 PM EST Wed Jan 2 2019 .Synopsis for coastal waters from Surf City North Carolina to South Santee River South Carolina out to 20 nautical miles... A cold front will waver moving back and forth across the waters through Thursday. A more complex storm system will affect the waters Friday, dragging a cold front through by Saturday. High pressure will build across the waters over the weekend. $$
Tonight
E winds 10 kt, becoming SE late this evening, then becoming SW after midnight, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers early this evening, then a slight chance of showers late this evening and overnight. Patchy fog late this evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Vsby 1 to 3 nm after midnight, decreasing to 1 nm or less.
Thu
W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog in the morning. A chance of showers.
Thu Night
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
Fri
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Showers.
Fri Night
S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft, building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. Showers, mainly in the evening.
Sat
W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sat Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sun
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft, then 1 to 2 ft.
Mon
E winds 5 kt, becoming SW. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
 
 
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.