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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:Wednesday, March 19, 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 0700/19)
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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: 03/20 - 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

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:

CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
430 AM EDT WED MAR 19 2008

GALE WARNING


TODAY
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...
HIGHEST W. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 10 TO 15 FT
EARLY...BECOMING 10 TO 15 FT THROUGHOUT LATE WITH NE SWELL.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT W OF 1000 FM BECOMING W
TO NW LATE. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 13 TO
17 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS DEVELOPING.

THU
WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT THROUGHOUT
EARLY...THEN DIMINISHING TO NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST NE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS ENDING LATE.

THU NIGHT
WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST FAR NE.

FRI
WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS...EXCEPT OVER
W PORTION BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST FAR E.

SAT
WINDS BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS BECOMING 2
TO 5 FT...HIGHEST FAR E.

SUN
WINDS BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING
SHIFTING WINDS 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.

Notice posted on Wednesday, March 19, 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.