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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, March 22, 2010
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 - 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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BP- TUG INTEGRITY AND 650-4 - ETA 0200/25TH
KMI1 - COSCO WUYISHAN - ETA 4/1/10

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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:
03/25/2010 - 0800 NAV/OPS MEETING
03/25/2010 - 1800 PROPELLER CLUB DINNER MEETING
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 March 19, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 22 High 12:39 AM 5.5 7:21 AM Set 1:30 AM 33
22 Low 7:22 AM 0.6 7:33 PM Rise 11:32 AM
22 High 1:09 PM 4.5
22 Low 7:28 PM 0.2

Tu 23 High 1:42 AM 5.5 7:19 AM Set 2:27 AM 43
23 Low 8:25 AM 0.7 7:33 PM Rise 12:35 PM
23 High 2:17 PM 4.5
23 Low 8:35 PM 0.2

W 24 High 2:52 AM 5.5 7:18 AM Set 3:19 AM 54
24 Low 9:32 AM 0.6 7:34 PM Rise 1:42 PM
24 High 3:30 PM 4.6
24 Low 9:46 PM 0.1

Th 25 High 4:04 AM 5.6 7:17 AM Set 4:04 AM 66
25 Low 10:38 AM 0.3 7:35 PM Rise 2:52 PM
25 High 4:41 PM 5.0
25 Low 10:55 PM -0.2

F 26 High 5:11 AM 5.7 7:15 AM Set 4:45 AM 76
26 Low 11:38 AM 0.0 7:35 PM Rise 4:03 PM
26 High 5:46 PM 5.4
26 Low 11:59 PM -0.5

Sa 27 High 6:11 AM 5.9 7:14 AM Set 5:22 AM 85
27 Low 12:32 PM -0.4 7:36 PM Rise 5:12 PM
27 High 6:45 PM 5.9

Su 28 Low 12:58 AM -0.7 7:13 AM Set 5:57 AM 93
28 High 7:06 AM 6.0 7:37 PM Rise 6:22 PM
28 Low 1:23 PM -0.7
28 High 7:39 PM 6.3

M 29 Low 1:53 AM -0.9 7:11 AM Set 6:31 AM 97
29 High 7:58 AM 6.0 7:38 PM Rise 7:31 PM
29 Low 2:12 PM -0.9
29 High 8:30 PM 6.6

Tu 30 Low 2:45 AM -1.0 7:10 AM Set 7:06 AM 99
30 High 8:47 AM 5.9 7:38 PM Rise 8:40 PM
30 Low 2:58 PM -0.9
30 High 9:20 PM 6.6

W 31 Low 3:36 AM -0.9 7:09 AM Set 7:44 AM 99
31 High 9:34 AM 5.7 7:39 PM Rise 9:48 PM
31 Low 3:44 PM -0.8
31 High 10:07 PM 6.6

Th 1 Low 4:25 AM -0.7 7:08 AM Set 8:24 AM 95
1 High 10:21 AM 5.5 7:40 PM Rise 10:55 PM
1 Low 4:29 PM -0.5
1 High 10:55 PM 6.3

F 2 Low 5:14 AM -0.3 7:06 AM Set 9:09 AM 89
2 High 11:07 AM 5.2 7:40 PM Rise 11:57 PM
2 Low 5:15 PM -0.1
2 High 11:43 PM 6.0

Sa 3 Low 6:03 AM 0.1 7:05 AM Set 9:59 AM 82
3 High 11:54 AM 4.9 7:41 PM
3 Low 6:02 PM 0.2

Su 4 High 12:33 AM 5.6 7:04 AM Rise 12:55 AM 73
4 Low 6:54 AM 0.4 7:42 PM Set 10:53 AM
4 High 12:44 PM 4.6
4 Low 6:52 PM 0.6

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH E OF THE WATERS THIS
MORNING...THEN AN UPPER TROUGH WILL SLIDE THROUGH THIS EVENING. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD IN TUE AND WED BEFORE A STORM SYSTEM AFFECTS THE REGION FRI.
Today...SW winds 20 to 25 kt...decreasing to 15 to 20 kt late morning. Seas
4 to 6 ft. A slight chance of showers late this morning and afternoon.

Tonight...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft early...subsiding to 3 to 4
ft. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

Tue...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tue Night...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft
after midnight.

Wed...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 ft.

Wed Night...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Thu...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A
slight chance of showers.

Fri...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers.
Notice posted on Monday, March 22, 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.