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Subject:DAILY PORT UPDATE CHARLESTON, SC
Date:Monday, February 08, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice: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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HESS - ELKA GLORY - IN - ETD 1200/8TH

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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: NONE

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CURRENT ISSUES:

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
02/09/2010 - 1145 CWIT LUNCHEON
02/09/2010 - CRUISE TERMINAL PLANNING 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 February 8, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 8 High 3:38 AM 5.1 7:09 AM Rise 3:20 AM 31
8 Low 9:53 AM 0.6 5:59 PM Set 1:15 PM
8 High 3:40 PM 4.2
8 Low 9:59 PM 0.3

Tu 9 High 4:35 AM 5.1 7:08 AM Rise 4:11 AM 22
9 Low 10:48 AM 0.5 6:00 PM Set 2:09 PM
9 High 4:37 PM 4.3
9 Low 10:54 PM 0.3

W 10 High 5:26 AM 5.2 7:07 AM Rise 4:55 AM 15
10 Low 11:37 AM 0.4 6:01 PM Set 3:05 PM
10 High 5:28 PM 4.4
10 Low 11:43 PM 0.1

Th 11 High 6:12 AM 5.3 7:06 AM Rise 5:34 AM 9
11 Low 12:21 PM 0.2 6:01 PM Set 4:02 PM
11 High 6:15 PM 4.6

F 12 Low 12:28 AM 0.0 7:06 AM Rise 6:08 AM 4
12 High 6:53 AM 5.4 6:02 PM Set 4:58 PM
12 Low 1:01 PM 0.1
12 High 6:57 PM 4.8

Sa 13 Low 1:09 AM 0.0 7:05 AM Rise 6:39 AM 1
13 High 7:32 AM 5.4 6:03 PM Set 5:53 PM
13 Low 1:38 PM 0.0
13 High 7:37 PM 4.9

Su 14 Low 1:47 AM -0.1 7:04 AM Rise 7:07 AM 0
14 High 8:07 AM 5.4 6:04 PM Set 6:48 PM
14 Low 2:13 PM -0.1
14 High 8:13 PM 5.0

M 15 Low 2:23 AM 0.0 7:03 AM Rise 7:34 AM 0
15 High 8:41 AM 5.3 6:05 PM Set 7:43 PM
15 Low 2:45 PM -0.1
15 High 8:47 PM 5.1

Tu 16 Low 2:59 AM 0.1 7:02 AM Rise 8:00 AM 2
16 High 9:12 AM 5.1 6:06 PM Set 8:38 PM
16 Low 3:17 PM -0.1
16 High 9:19 PM 5.1

W 17 Low 3:34 AM 0.2 7:01 AM Rise 8:27 AM 6
17 High 9:42 AM 4.9 6:07 PM Set 9:34 PM
17 Low 3:50 PM 0.0
17 High 9:51 PM 5.1

Th 18 Low 4:12 AM 0.3 7:00 AM Rise 8:56 AM 12
18 High 10:12 AM 4.7 6:08 PM Set 10:32 PM
18 Low 4:25 PM 0.0
18 High 10:27 PM 5.2

F 19 Low 4:54 AM 0.4 6:59 AM Rise 9:29 AM 19
19 High 10:48 AM 4.6 6:08 PM Set 11:32 PM
19 Low 5:06 PM 0.1
19 High 11:09 PM 5.2

Sa 20 Low 5:42 AM 0.6 6:58 AM Rise 10:06 AM 28
20 High 11:31 AM 4.4 6:09 PM
20 Low 5:52 PM 0.1

Su 21 High 12:00 AM 5.2 6:57 AM Set 12:35 AM 38
21 Low 6:39 AM 0.7 6:10 PM Rise 10:50 AM
21 High 12:25 PM 4.3
21 Low 6:48 PM 0.1


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
400 AM EST MON FEB 8 2010
W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE.
SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
ANZ088-081500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
400 AM EST MON FEB 8 2010

GALE FORCE WINDS EXPECTED TUE INTO THU

TODAY
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING E TO NE. SEAS 4 TO 7
FT EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 7 TO 11 FT EARLY...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FT EXCEPT E OF 78W TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE.

TONIGHT
WINDS INCREASING TO E TO SE 15 TO 25 KT
LATE...HIGHEST NW. SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 6 FT THROUGHOUT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
WINDS INCREASING TO SW TO W 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT...EXCEPT E OF 77W TO 14 FT. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS ENDING OVER W PORTION LATE.

WED
W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW LATE EXCEPT SW PORTION
DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT EXCEPT E
OF 1000 FM TO 14 TO 22 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST NE.

THU
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM TO 8 TO 16 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHEST
E.

FRI
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE LATE...HIGHEST SW.
SEAS BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.


Notice posted on Monday, February 08, 2010

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.