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Subject:Charleston Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, June 18, 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:

MAYBANK - NCT, SHIFTING TBA - MEDI LAUSANNE - ETSHIFT TBA
BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 - ETA 1300/19TH
KMI - TORM PLATTE - ETA 20/2200

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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 FRI JUN 18 2010

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

1. A STRONG TROPICAL WAVE MOVING OVER THE LESSER ANTILLES IS PRODUCING
A LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS AND
GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD OVER PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS...VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND PUERTO RICO OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO
AS THE SYSTEM MOVES WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT 15 MPH. UPPER-LEVEL WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN UNFAVORABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT...AND THERE IS A
LOW CHANCE...20 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL
CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

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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

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

W 23 Low 12:07 AM 0.2 6:13 AM Set 3:35 AM 86
23 High 5:51 AM 4.8 8:31 PM Rise 6:17 PM
23 Low 12:07 PM -0.2
23 High 6:43 PM 6.2

Th 24 Low 1:00 AM 0.2 6:13 AM Set 4:23 AM 92
24 High 6:44 AM 4.8 8:31 PM Rise 7:15 PM
24 Low 12:57 PM -0.2
24 High 7:32 PM 6.2

F 25 Low 1:50 AM 0.1 6:13 AM Set 5:16 AM 97
25 High 7:35 AM 4.7 8:32 PM Rise 8:08 PM
25 Low 1:46 PM -0.1
25 High 8:19 PM 6.1

Sa 26 Low 2:37 AM 0.1 6:13 AM Set 6:13 AM 99
26 High 8:23 AM 4.7 8:32 PM Rise 8:55 PM
26 Low 2:31 PM 0.0
26 High 9:03 PM 6.0

Su 27 Low 3:21 AM 0.1 6:14 AM Set 7:11 AM 99
27 High 9:08 AM 4.7 8:32 PM Rise 9:35 PM
27 Low 3:15 PM 0.2
27 High 9:44 PM 5.9

M 28 Low 4:02 AM 0.2 6:14 AM Set 8:09 AM 98
28 High 9:52 AM 4.7 8:32 PM Rise 10:10 PM
28 Low 3:56 PM 0.3
28 High 10:24 PM 5.7

Tu 29 Low 4:42 AM 0.3 6:14 AM Set 9:06 AM 94
29 High 10:34 AM 4.7 8:32 PM Rise 10:41 PM
29 Low 4:36 PM 0.5
29 High 11:02 PM 5.5

W 30 Low 5:20 AM 0.4 6:15 AM Set 10:01 AM 89
30 High 11:16 AM 4.7 8:32 PM Rise 11:09 PM
30 Low 5:17 PM 0.7
30 High 11:39 PM 5.3

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC
out 20 nm (AMZ350) Mobile Weather Information

Last Update: 417 AM EDT FRI JUN 18 2010

Synopsis...A WEAK FRONT WILL SETTLE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH SAT BEFORE
DISSIPATING. HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD FROM THE ATLC THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

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Today...Variable winds 5 kt...becoming SE 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas
1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms until late afternoon.

Tonight...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.

Sat...E winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Sat Night...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

Sun...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Sun Night...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Mon...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Tue...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

mariners are reminded that winds and seas can be higher in and near tstms.


Notice posted on Friday, June 18, 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.