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SubjectDatePriority
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1812/28/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1812/28/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1812/28/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/27/1812/27/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/27/1812/27/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/27/1812/27/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/26/1812/26/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/26/1812/26/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/26/1812/26/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1812/18/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1812/18/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1812/18/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1812/17/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1812/17/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1812/17/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/14/1812/14/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/14/1812/14/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/1812/12/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/18 =NEWS ARTICLE - Did drilling off NC coast just move one step closer?12/12/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/1812/12/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1812/11/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1812/11/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1812/11/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/10/1812/10/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/10/18 12/10/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/10/1812/10/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/07/1812/07/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/07/1812/07/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/03/18 - RIGHT WHALE REGULATIONS INCLUDED12/03/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/03/18 - RIGHT WHALE REGULATIONS INCLUDED12/03/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/03/18 - RIGHT WHALE INFORMATION CONTAINED12/03/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, December 24, 2009
Priority:Normal
Notice:

URGENT INFORMATION - NONE

PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance - 47.0 ft
Main Channel - 45.0 ft

BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:

Amerada Hess - Max draft - 40'00
Delfin - Max Draft - 42'00
Chem Marine - Max Draft - 38'00 MLW
Kinder Morgan - berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - TBA
Kinder Morgan - berth 4 - Max draft 39'00, tide needed for anything
deeper than 36'00
BP - Max draft 32'6" Low water / Salt
Wando Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction
North Charleston Terminal - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restriction
CST - Max draft 45'00 MLW - Max BM No restrictions
Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA
450', Max Beam 52'

Per pilots - restrictions for Tanker movements:
Drafts of 36'00 or less may transit at anytime Drafts of 36'01 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

VESSEL TRAFFIC:
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BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 - ETA 0745/25TH

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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. All vessels must sumbit
USCG's H1N1 Flu checklist.

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.

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CURRENT ARTICLES:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 23, 2009

MSC Adds New Suez Service in Charleston

Photo at http://tinyurl.com/ykw4rsq

Charleston, SC – MSC has added a new weekly Asia service through the Suez
Canal to Charleston, the deepest seaport in the Southeast.

Beginning in February, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the world’s
second-largest container carrier, will begin calling Charleston on its
Golden Gate Service (GGS). The service between the U.S. East Coast and
Asia currently deploys 12 post-Panamax vessels with capacity of 6,050
20-foot equivalent units (TEUs).

“Charleston's deep, wide channels and excellent productivity make it a
natural fit for this service,” said Allen Clifford, executive vice
president of MSC (USA). “MSC and our customers have enjoyed exponential
growth in Charleston and we will continue to grow together.”

“South Carolina welcomes and embraces this new business from MSC, one of
the world’s leading global shipping lines,” said Jim Newsome, president and
CEO of the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA). “MSC’s decision
to locate this service in Charleston speaks volumes about our ability to
handle larger ships effectively and efficiently.”

Charleston has the deepest channels on the South Atlantic coast, routinely
handling post-Panamax ships and vessels drawing up to 47 feet of water.

The Golden Gate Service will call Charleston’s Wando Welch Terminal on a
weekly basis. The first vessel will be the MSC Turchia, which embarks from
Shanghai on January 15, 2010.

The Golden Gate Service offers connections to Shanghai, Ningbo, Chiwan and
Yantian, China; Singapore; Salalah, Oman; Freeport, Bahamas; Jeddah, Saudi
Arabia; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Singapore; Chiwan and Hong Kong, China.

The new service also marks an expansion of the line’s already strong
presence in the port and local community. MSC has five existing weekly
carrier services calling in Charleston to the west Mediterranean, South
America, Caribbean, Africa and Europe.

Earlier this year, MSC and the SCSPA signed a new five-year extension to
the carrier’s contract, lengthening its commitment in Charleston to 2017.
In March, MSC dedicated its new, 45,000-square-foot South Atlantic
corporate headquarters in Mount Pleasant, S.C. The company directly employs
approximately 225 professionals in Charleston.

About the South Carolina State Ports Authority

The South Carolina State Ports Authority, established by the state's
General Assembly in 1942, owns and operates public seaport facilities in
Charleston and Georgetown, handling international commerce valued at more
than $62 billion annually and receiving no direct taxpayer subsidy. An
economic development engine for the state, port operations facilitate
260,800 jobs across South Carolina and nearly $45 billion in economic
activity each year.

For more information:
Byron D. Miller
Director, Public Relations
S.C. State Ports Authority
843-577-8197
www.scspa.com

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CURRENT ISSUES:

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
01/28/2010 - NAV/OPS MEETING
04/07-09 - SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL PROP CLUB IN SAVANNAH

2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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CURRENT SECURITY LEVEL - MARSEC 1
HURRICANE STATUS - Alert level 5/OUT OF SEASON

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with December 9, 2009.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Th 24 High 12:31 AM 4.7 7:20 AM Rise 11:54 AM 41
24 Low 6:43 AM 1.1 5:19 PM
24 High 12:53 PM 4.6
24 Low 7:11 PM 0.5

F 25 High 1:24 AM 4.8 7:20 AM Set 12:52 AM 51
25 Low 7:44 AM 1.1 5:20 PM Rise 12:23 PM
25 High 1:46 PM 4.5
25 Low 8:03 PM 0.4

Sa 26 High 2:21 AM 5.0 7:20 AM Set 1:51 AM 61
26 Low 8:49 AM 1.0 5:21 PM Rise 12:55 PM
26 High 2:44 PM 4.4
26 Low 8:59 PM 0.3

Su 27 High 3:20 AM 5.3 7:21 AM Set 2:54 AM 71
27 Low 9:53 AM 0.8 5:21 PM Rise 1:33 PM
27 High 3:44 PM 4.4
27 Low 9:56 PM 0.0

M 28 High 4:19 AM 5.6 7:21 AM Set 4:00 AM 80
28 Low 10:54 AM 0.5 5:22 PM Rise 2:18 PM
28 High 4:42 PM 4.6
28 Low 10:53 PM -0.3

Tu 29 High 5:16 AM 6.0 7:21 AM Set 5:07 AM 88
29 Low 11:50 AM 0.2 5:23 PM Rise 3:13 PM
29 High 5:40 PM 4.8
29 Low 11:49 PM -0.6

W 30 High 6:13 AM 6.3 7:22 AM Set 6:13 AM 94
30 Low 12:44 PM -0.1 5:23 PM Rise 4:16 PM
30 High 6:35 PM 5.0

Th 31 Low 12:43 AM -0.9 7:22 AM Set 7:13 AM 98
31 High 7:07 AM 6.5 5:24 PM Rise 5:27 PM
31 Low 1:35 PM -0.4
31 High 7:29 PM 5.2

F 1 Low 1:37 AM -1.2 7:22 AM Set 8:07 AM 99
1 High 7:59 AM 6.7 5:25 PM Rise 6:41 PM
1 Low 2:24 PM -0.7
1 High 8:22 PM 5.4

Sa 2 Low 2:30 AM -1.2 7:22 AM Set 8:53 AM 98
2 High 8:50 AM 6.6 5:25 PM Rise 7:54 PM
2 Low 3:13 PM -0.8
2 High 9:16 PM 5.5

Su 3 Low 3:23 AM -1.1 7:23 AM Set 9:32 AM 93
3 High 9:41 AM 6.4 5:26 PM Rise 9:06 PM
3 Low 4:02 PM -0.8
3 High 10:11 PM 5.6

M 4 Low 4:17 AM -0.9 7:23 AM Set 10:08 AM 86
4 High 10:32 AM 6.1 5:27 PM Rise 10:14 PM
4 Low 4:52 PM -0.7
4 High 11:07 PM 5.6

Tu 5 Low 5:13 AM -0.6 7:23 AM Set 10:40 AM 77
5 High 11:24 AM 5.8 5:28 PM Rise 11:20 PM
5 Low 5:44 PM -0.5

W 6 High 12:05 AM 5.5 7:23 AM Set 11:12 AM 67
6 Low 6:12 AM -0.2 5:29 PM
6 High 12:17 PM 5.4
6 Low 6:37 PM -0.4

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Today: ENE wind 20 to 22 kt. A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Seas 4
to 5 ft.

Tonight: ENE wind around 21 kt. Cloudy. Seas 6 ft building to 8 ft.

Christmas Day: E wind 17 to 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Cloudy. Seas
8 ft subsiding to 6 ft.

Friday Night: SSW wind 12 to 16 kt becoming NW after midnight. Mostly
cloudy. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft.

Saturday: NW wind 11 to 13 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Partly sunny.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Saturday Night: W wind 11 to 13 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sunday: W wind around 13 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.

Sunday Night: W wind 13 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Monday: WNW wind 12 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Notice posted on Thursday, December 24, 2009

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.