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Subject:CHARLESTON, SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Tuesday, February 16, 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 - 30'00"
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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KMI3 - MAHANADI SPIRIT - IN - ETD 17TH/1900
KMI4 - CHEMBULK SHANGHAI - IN - ETD 16TH/1900

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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:

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CURRENT ISSUES:

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
02/19/2010 - 0815 NAV/OPS MEETING
02/19/2010 - MARITIME ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GALA
02/25/2010 - PROPELLOR CLUB OYSTER ROAST
FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES
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 16, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

M 22 High 1:02 AM 5.2 6:55 AM Set 1:37 AM 48
22 Low 7:44 AM 0.7 6:11 PM Rise 11:41 AM
22 High 1:31 PM 4.2
22 Low 7:53 PM 0.1

Tu 23 High 2:12 AM 5.3 6:54 AM Set 2:39 AM 59
23 Low 8:55 AM 0.6 6:12 PM Rise 12:41 PM
23 High 2:43 PM 4.3
23 Low 9:02 PM -0.1

W 24 High 3:25 AM 5.5 6:53 AM Set 3:35 AM 70
24 Low 10:02 AM 0.4 6:13 PM Rise 1:48 PM
24 High 3:55 PM 4.6
24 Low 10:11 PM -0.4

Th 25 High 4:33 AM 5.8 6:52 AM Set 4:27 AM 80
25 Low 11:03 AM 0.0 6:14 PM Rise 3:00 PM
25 High 5:01 PM 5.0
25 Low 11:14 PM -0.7

F 26 High 5:35 AM 6.0 6:51 AM Set 5:12 AM 88
26 Low 11:58 AM -0.4 6:14 PM Rise 4:13 PM
26 High 6:01 PM 5.5

Sa 27 Low 12:13 AM -1.1 6:50 AM Set 5:52 AM 95
27 High 6:30 AM 6.3 6:15 PM Rise 5:25 PM
27 Low 12:50 PM -0.8
27 High 6:57 PM 5.9

Su 28 Low 1:08 AM -1.3 6:49 AM Set 6:29 AM 99
28 High 7:22 AM 6.3 6:16 PM Rise 6:36 PM
28 Low 1:38 PM -1.0
28 High 7:50 PM 6.2

M 1 Low 2:01 AM -1.3 6:47 AM Set 7:03 AM 99
1 High 8:11 AM 6.3 6:17 PM Rise 7:46 PM
1 Low 2:25 PM -1.1
1 High 8:41 PM 6.3


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
400 AM EST TUE FEB 16 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.
ANZ088-161500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
400 AM EST TUE FEB 16 2010

GALE WARNING

TODAY
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT E OF 71W SW 25 TO 35
KT EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT E OF 77W 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST
E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS E ENDING.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT E OF 77W
8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.

WED AND WED NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8
FT...EXCEPT E OF 77W 8 TO 12 FT.

THU
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT...EXCEPT E OF 77W 5 TO 10 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5
FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 5 TO 8 FT.

SAT
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT E OF
77W 5 TO 7 FT.

Notice posted on Tuesday, February 16, 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.