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SubjectDatePriority
Daily update03/31/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - PORT TERMINALS TO COMPLY WITH CLEAN AIR ACT 2 YEARS EARLY03/28/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/26/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE03/25/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/24/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE 03/21/2008 Normal
Daily Update - CROWLEY'S NEWEST ATB TO SERVICE BP CHARLESTON03/20/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE03/19/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/18/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE03/17/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/14/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - BMW TO SPLIT BETWEEN SC AND GA PORTS03/13/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/12/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - Port grabs larger share of BMW03/11/2008 Normal
Daily Update03/10/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE03/07/2008 Normal
Initial Daily Port Update - not confirmed03/05/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:
URGENT INFORMATION: None

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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 of 38’00 if LOA is less than 650’; Max draft of
36’00 if LOA is 650’00 or greater
Kinder Morgan – berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - TBA
berth 4 – Max draft 39’00, tide needed for anything deeper than 36’00
BP - TBA
Wando Terminal – Max draft 46’00 – Max BM 187’00
North Charleston Terminal – Max 42’00 – Max BM 187’00
CST – Max draft 47’00 – Max BM 187’00

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: (PER PILOTS, AS OF 0715/18)
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KMI – CLEAR

BP - CLEAR

HESS – CLEAR

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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.

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.

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CURRENT ISSUES: 03/19 - 0800 - MARITIME ASSOCIATION MONTHLY BOD MEETING
03/20 - 0800 - NAVIGATION & OPERATIONS MEETING
03/20 - 1800 - PROPELLOR CLUB DINNER

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:

04/08 - 1900 - CHARLESTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING
04/16 - 0800 - MARITIME ASSOCIATION MONTHLY BOD MEETING (DATE TO BE
CONFIRMED)
04/17 - 0800 - NAVIGATION & OPERATIONS MEETING
04/17 - 1800 - PROPELLOR CLUB DINNER (DATE TO BE CONFIRMED)
04/22 - 1900 - CHARLESTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING

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CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - OUT OF SEASON
Seaport Security Alert currently at YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1
Airport Security Alert currently at ORANGE/HIGH

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TIDE INFORMATION:

Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Tu 18 High 6:18 AM 5.5 7:25 AM Set 5:40 AM 84
18 Low 12:35 PM 0.1 7:30 PM Rise 4:43 PM
18 High 6:45 PM 5.2

W 19 Low 12:49 AM -0.2 7:24 AM Set 6:11 AM 91
19 High 7:07 AM 5.6 7:31 PM Rise 5:45 PM
19 Low 1:21 PM -0.1
19 High 7:34 PM 5.5

Th 20 Low 1:39 AM -0.3 7:23 AM Set 6:38 AM 96
20 High 7:51 AM 5.6 7:31 PM Rise 6:45 PM
20 Low 2:03 PM -0.2
20 High 8:18 PM 5.7

F 21 Low 2:25 AM -0.4 7:21 AM Set 7:05 AM 99
21 High 8:31 AM 5.5 7:32 PM Rise 7:43 PM
21 Low 2:42 PM -0.2
21 High 8:58 PM 5.8

Sa 22 Low 3:08 AM -0.3 7:20 AM Set 7:31 AM 99
22 High 9:09 AM 5.4 7:33 PM Rise 8:40 PM
22 Low 3:18 PM -0.2
22 High 9:36 PM 5.8

Su 23 Low 3:49 AM -0.2 7:19 AM Set 7:58 AM 98
23 High 9:44 AM 5.2 7:34 PM Rise 9:38 PM
23 Low 3:52 PM 0.0
23 High 10:12 PM 5.8

M 24 Low 4:29 AM 0.1 7:17 AM Set 8:27 AM 95
24 High 10:20 AM 5.0 7:34 PM Rise 10:36 PM
24 Low 4:25 PM 0.2
24 High 10:47 PM 5.6

Tu 25 Low 5:07 AM 0.3 7:16 AM Set 8:59 AM 90
25 High 10:55 AM 4.7 7:35 PM Rise 11:35 PM
25 Low 4:57 PM 0.4
25 High 11:22 PM 5.4

W 26 Low 5:46 AM 0.5 7:15 AM Set 9:36 AM 84
26 High 11:32 AM 4.5 7:36 PM
26 Low 5:31 PM 0.6

Th 27 High 12:01 AM 5.2 7:13 AM Rise 12:32 AM 77
27 Low 6:28 AM 0.8 7:36 PM Set 10:19 AM
27 High 12:12 PM 4.3
27 Low 6:10 PM 0.8

F 28 High 12:44 AM 5.0 7:12 AM Rise 1:27 AM 68
28 Low 7:13 AM 1.0 7:37 PM Set 11:07 AM
28 High 12:57 PM 4.2
28 Low 6:56 PM 0.9

Sa 29 High 1:36 AM 4.9 7:11 AM Rise 2:19 AM 59
29 Low 8:06 AM 1.1 7:38 PM Set 12:01 PM
29 High 1:51 PM 4.1
29 Low 7:52 PM 1.0

Su 30 High 2:36 AM 4.8 7:10 AM Rise 3:05 AM 50
30 Low 9:04 AM 1.1 7:39 PM Set 1:00 PM
30 High 2:51 PM 4.2
30 Low 8:57 PM 1.0

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MARINE WEATHER:

WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
339 AM EDT TUE MAR 18 2008

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING


TODAY
SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6
TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8
FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LIKELY. SOME TSTMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

FRI
NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

Notice posted on Tuesday, March 18, 2008

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.