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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 - 01/18/19
Date:Friday, January 18, 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: KINDERMORGAN


 IN:   NONE


DUE :  01/20 – CRIMSON RAY
01/23 – GLADIATORSHIP
02/14 – FORMOSA THIRTEEN


TBA – STOLT BOBCAT; WILLARD J


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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:   NONE


FUTURE EVENTS:    01/31 - Nav/Ops Meeting - Thursday, January 31 - 8:00AM Networking; 8:15AM Meeting - 1142 Morrison Drive (ILA 1422 Building) - MASC holds monthly Navigation/Operations (membership) meetings in which members hear from our government partners and others, on happenings in and around the port


02/22/19 - 2019 MASC ANNUAL MEETING & GALA - Friday, February 22, 2019
02/28 - Nav/Ops Meeting - 8:00AM Networking; 8:15AM Meeting - 1142 Morrison Drive (ILA 1422 Building) - MASC holds monthly Navigation/Operations (membership) meetings in which members hear from our government partners and others, on happenings in and around the port


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
 
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
 
M    4      Low   1:18 AM    -0.2   7:12 AM    Rise  7:10 AM      1
     4     High   7:45 AM     5.5   5:55 PM     Set  5:52 PM
     4      Low   1:55 PM    -0.1
     4     High   7:47 PM     4.8
 
Tu   5      Low   1:56 AM    -0.1   7:12 AM    Rise  7:47 AM      0
     5     High   8:22 AM     5.5   5:56 PM     Set  6:46 PM
     5      Low   2:31 PM    -0.1
     5     High   8:25 PM     4.8
 
W    6      Low   2:33 AM    -0.1   7:11 AM    Rise  8:22 AM      0
     6     High   8:57 AM     5.4   5:57 PM     Set  7:40 PM
     6      Low   3:06 PM     0.0
     6     High   9:01 PM     4.8
 
Th   7      Low   3:08 AM     0.0   7:10 AM    Rise  8:54 AM      3
     7     High   9:30 AM     5.3   5:58 PM     Set  8:33 PM
     7      Low   3:40 PM     0.0
     7     High   9:35 PM     4.8
 
F    8      Low   3:44 AM     0.1   7:09 AM    Rise  9:25 AM      7
     8     High  10:01 AM     5.1   5:59 PM     Set  9:27 PM
     8      Low   4:13 PM     0.1
     8     High  10:08 PM     4.8
 
Sa   9      Low   4:22 AM     0.3   7:08 AM    Rise  9:55 AM      13
     9     High  10:33 AM     4.9   5:59 PM     Set 10:22 PM
     9      Low   4:49 PM     0.1
     9     High  10:45 PM     4.8
 
Su  10      Low   5:03 AM     0.4   7:08 AM    Rise 10:25 AM      20
    10     High  11:09 AM     4.7   6:00 PM     Set 11:18 PM
    10      Low   5:28 PM     0.2
    10     High  11:27 PM     4.9
 
M   11      Low   5:52 AM     0.5   7:07 AM    Rise 10:58 AM      28
    11     High  11:52 AM     4.5   6:01 PM
    11      Low   6:14 PM     0.2
 
Tu  12     High  12:17 AM     4.9   7:06 AM     Set 12:16 AM      38
    12      Low   6:48 AM     0.6   6:02 PM    Rise 11:33 AM
    12     High  12:44 PM     4.4
    12      Low   7:07 PM     0.2
 
W   13     High   1:16 AM     5.0   7:05 AM     Set  1:16 AM      48
    13      Low   7:53 AM     0.7   6:03 PM    Rise 12:14 PM
    13     High   1:46 PM     4.3
    13      Low   8:08 PM     0.1
 
Th  14     High   2:22 AM     5.2   7:04 AM     Set  2:19 AM      59
    14      Low   9:03 AM     0.5   6:04 PM    Rise  1:00 PM
    14     High   2:54 PM     4.4
    14      Low   9:13 PM    -0.1
 
F   15     High   3:31 AM     5.5   7:03 AM     Set  3:22 AM      69
    15      Low  10:10 AM     0.3   6:05 PM    Rise  1:53 PM
    15     High   4:02 PM     4.6
    15      Low  10:17 PM    -0.4
 
Sa  16     High   4:38 AM     5.8   7:02 AM     Set  4:25 AM      79
    16      Low  11:12 AM    -0.1   6:06 PM    Rise  2:54 PM
    16     High   5:06 PM     4.9
    16      Low  11:19 PM    -0.8
 
Su  17     High   5:40 AM     6.1   7:01 AM     Set  5:24 AM      88
    17      Low  12:08 PM    -0.4   6:07 PM    Rise  4:02 PM
    17     High   6:06 PM     5.2
 
M   18      Low  12:17 AM    -1.1   7:00 AM     Set  6:18 AM      94
    18     High   6:38 AM     6.4   6:07 PM    Rise  5:12 PM
    18      Low   1:01 PM    -0.8
    18     High   7:03 PM     5.6
 
Tu  19      Low   1:12 AM    -1.4   6:59 AM     Set  7:07 AM      98
    19     High   7:32 AM     6.5   6:08 PM    Rise  6:24 PM
    19      Low   1:52 PM    -1.0
    19     High   7:57 PM     5.8
 
W   20      Low   2:06 AM    -1.5   6:58 AM     Set  7:51 AM      99
    20     High   8:23 AM     6.5   6:09 PM    Rise  7:35 PM
    20      Low   2:41 PM    -1.1
    20     High   8:50 PM     6.0
 
Th  21      Low   2:59 AM    -1.4   6:57 AM     Set  8:31 AM      97
    21     High   9:13 AM     6.4   6:10 PM    Rise  8:43 PM
    21      Low   3:29 PM    -1.1
    21     High   9:42 PM     6.0
 
F   22      Low   3:51 AM    -1.2   6:56 AM     Set  9:09 AM      93
    22     High  10:02 AM     6.1   6:11 PM    Rise  9:50 PM
    22      Low   4:16 PM    -0.9
    22     High  10:34 PM     5.9
 
Sa  23      Low   4:44 AM    -0.8   6:55 AM     Set  9:46 AM      86
    23     High  10:51 AM     5.7   6:12 PM    Rise 10:54 PM
    23      Low   5:05 PM    -0.6
    23     High  11:27 PM     5.8
 
Su  24      Low   5:39 AM    -0.4   6:53 AM     Set 10:23 AM      77
    24     High  11:41 AM     5.3   6:13 PM    Rise 11:56 PM
    24      Low   5:55 PM    -0.3
 
M   25     High  12:22 AM     5.5   6:52 AM     Set 11:01 AM      67
    25      Low   6:36 AM     0.0   6:13 PM
    25     High  12:33 PM     4.9
    25      Low   6:48 PM     0.0
 
Tu  26     High   1:20 AM     5.3   6:51 AM    Rise 12:56 AM      57
    26      Low   7:35 AM     0.3   6:14 PM     Set 11:42 AM
    26     High   1:29 PM     4.6
    26      Low   7:45 PM     0.3
 
W   27     High   2:19 AM     5.2   6:50 AM    Rise  1:54 AM      46
    27      Low   8:36 AM     0.5   6:15 PM     Set 12:25 PM
    27     High   2:27 PM     4.4
    27      Low   8:44 PM     0.5
 
Th  28     High   3:19 AM     5.1   6:49 AM    Rise  2:49 AM      37
    28      Low   9:35 AM     0.6   6:16 PM     Set  1:12 PM
    28     High   3:26 PM     4.3
    28      Low   9:44 PM     0.5
 
MARCH 2019
 
F    1     High   4:16 AM     5.1   6:48 AM    Rise  3:40 AM      28
     1      Low  10:31 AM     0.5   6:17 PM     Set  2:01 PM
     1     High   4:22 PM     4.4
     1      Low  10:39 PM     0.4
 
Sa   2     High   5:08 AM     5.2   6:46 AM    Rise  4:26 AM      19
     2      Low  11:20 AM     0.4   6:17 PM     Set  2:53 PM
     2     High   5:13 PM     4.6
     2      Low  11:29 PM     0.3
 
Su   3     High   5:55 AM     5.3   6:45 AM    Rise  5:09 AM      12
     3      Low  12:05 PM     0.3   6:18 PM     Set  3:46 PM
     3     High   6:00 PM     4.7
 


MARINE FORECAST:  947 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019      .SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...Developing low pressure will  track NE across the northern waters today into early tonight  while pulling a cold front E through the region. A secondary  cold front will move SE over the waters tonight and stall over  the southern waters late tonight into Sat, then lift N across  the area as a warm front late Sat and Sat night while another  developing low approaches the region from the W. The low will  pass N of the waters Sun and Sun night while pulling a strong  cold front E through the region. A series of secondary cold  fronts will pass SE across the northern waters Mon and Mon night  as high pressure slowly builds E towards the area. The high will  then move E across the central waters Tue and Tue night.    $$
   ANZ835-190245-  Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-  947 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019    GALE WARNING    TODAY  NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.  TONIGHT  W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas 1 to  3 ft.  SAT  S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas  1 to 3 ft, building to 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.  SAT NIGHT  S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 35 to 45 kt.  Seas 8 to 13 ft.  SUN  W to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.  SUN NIGHT  NW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N to NW 20 to 30 kt.  Seas 9 to 15 ft.  MON  N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.  MON NIGHT  N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming E to NE 10 to  20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.  TUE  E winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to  9 ft.  TUE NIGHT  SE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
 
 
Notice posted on Friday, January 18, 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.