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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:

URGENT INFORMATION:
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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 - 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

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VESSEL TRAFFIC:

BP - TUG RESOLVE & 650-3 - IN ETD 1600/10TH
KMI4 - ATLANTIC ROSE - ETA 2000/9TH

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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
06/18/2010 - PROPELLOR CLUB HARBOR CUISE
06/24/2010 - NAV/OPS MEETING
2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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HURRICANE STATUS - ALERT LEVEL 4 - NO STORMS EXPECTED

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT WED JUN 9 2010

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

A TROPICAL WAVE MOVING WESTWARD ACROSS THE WINDWARD ISLANDS IS
PRODUCING SHOWERS AND GUSTY WINDS. THIS WEATHER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE WESTWARD ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN WITH NO
ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...NEAR 0
PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.

ELSEWHERE...TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.

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FORECASTER AVILA/LANDSEA

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with May 28, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

W 9 Low 12:05 AM 0.7 6:11 AM Rise 3:37 AM 14
9 High 5:55 AM 4.6 8:27 PM Set 5:53 PM
9 Low 11:59 AM 0.0
9 High 6:24 PM 5.9

Th 10 Low 12:56 AM 0.5 6:11 AM Rise 4:19 AM 8
10 High 6:45 AM 4.6 8:27 PM Set 6:57 PM
10 Low 12:48 PM -0.2
10 High 7:12 PM 6.1

F 11 Low 1:45 AM 0.2 6:11 AM Rise 5:09 AM 3
11 High 7:35 AM 4.7 8:28 PM Set 8:01 PM
11 Low 1:37 PM -0.3
11 High 8:01 PM 6.3

Sa 12 Low 2:33 AM 0.0 6:11 AM Rise 6:07 AM 0
12 High 8:25 AM 4.8 8:28 PM Set 9:00 PM
12 Low 2:27 PM -0.5
12 High 8:50 PM 6.5

Su 13 Low 3:21 AM -0.1 6:11 AM Rise 7:12 AM 0
13 High 9:15 AM 4.9 8:29 PM Set 9:54 PM
13 Low 3:17 PM -0.6
13 High 9:39 PM 6.5

M 14 Low 4:10 AM -0.2 6:11 AM Rise 8:21 AM 2
14 High 10:07 AM 5.0 8:29 PM Set 10:41 PM
14 Low 4:09 PM -0.5
14 High 10:29 PM 6.5

Tu 15 Low 4:59 AM -0.3 6:11 AM Rise 9:32 AM 7
15 High 11:02 AM 5.1 8:29 PM Set 11:22 PM
15 Low 5:03 PM -0.4
15 High 11:20 PM 6.3

W 16 Low 5:49 AM -0.3 6:11 AM Rise 10:42 AM 15
16 High 11:58 AM 5.2 8:30 PM Set 11:59 PM
16 Low 5:59 PM -0.3

Th 17 High 12:13 AM 6.1 6:11 AM Rise 11:50 AM 24
17 Low 6:40 AM -0.4 8:30 PM
17 High 12:57 PM 5.4
17 Low 6:59 PM -0.1

F 18 High 1:07 AM 5.8 6:11 AM Set 12:33 AM 35
18 Low 7:33 AM -0.3 8:30 PM Rise 12:56 PM
18 High 1:57 PM 5.5
18 Low 8:01 PM 0.1

Sa 19 High 2:03 AM 5.5 6:12 AM Set 1:05 AM 46
19 Low 8:27 AM -0.3 8:30 PM Rise 2:01 PM
19 High 2:58 PM 5.7
19 Low 9:05 PM 0.3

Su 20 High 3:00 AM 5.2 6:12 AM Set 1:38 AM 58
20 Low 9:23 AM -0.3 8:31 PM Rise 3:06 PM
20 High 3:57 PM 5.8
20 Low 10:09 PM 0.3

M 21 High 3:58 AM 5.0 6:12 AM Set 2:13 AM 68
21 Low 10:18 AM -0.3 8:31 PM Rise 4:10 PM
21 High 4:55 PM 6.0
21 Low 11:10 PM 0.3

Tu 22 High 4:55 AM 4.9 6:12 AM Set 2:52 AM 78
22 Low 11:13 AM -0.3 8:31 PM Rise 5:14 PM
22 High 5:50 PM 6.1

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...HIGH PRES WILL DOMINATE THROUGH MID WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL
STALL AND WEAKEN OVER OR N OF THE AREA FRI WITH HIGH PRES RETURNING FOR THE
WEEKEND.
This Afternoon...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to
2 ft.

Tonight...S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the afternoon.

Thu Night...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Fri...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming S 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.

Fri Night...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

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

Sun...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3
ft...building to 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Notice posted on Wednesday, June 09, 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.