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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, June 24, 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:

KMI4 - SEABULK AMERICA - ETA 1000/24TH
NCT - MEDI LAUSANNE - IN ETD 25TH PM
KMI4 - MOONLIGHT VENTURE - ETA 0600/26TH
KMI4 - SITEAM ADVENTURER - 0600/27TH

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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

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 THU JUN 24 2010

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

A TROPICAL WAVE OVER THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA CONTINUES TO
PRODUCE SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF
HISPANIOLA...JAMAICA...CUBA...THE CAYMAN ISLANDS...AND THE ADJACENT
WATERS OF THE NORTHERN CARIBBEAN SEA. THIS SYSTEM HAS CHANGED
LITTLE IN ORGANIZATION OVER THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS...WITH MOST OF
THE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY OCCURRING TO THE EAST OF THE
WAVE AXIS...AND THE AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT
MISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE AREA TODAY HAS BEEN CANCELED.
UPPER-LEVEL WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE CONDUCIVE FOR
DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM AS IT MOVES WESTWARD OR WEST-
NORTHWESTWARD AROUND 10 MPH OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THERE IS
A MEDIUM CHANCE...40 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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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with May 28, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

Th 1 Low 5:56 AM 0.4 6:15 AM Set 10:56 AM 82
1 High 11:59 AM 4.7 8:32 PM Rise 11:36 PM
1 Low 5:58 PM 0.9

F 2 High 12:17 AM 5.1 6:16 AM Set 11:49 AM 75
2 Low 6:33 AM 0.5 8:32 PM
2 High 12:42 PM 4.7
2 Low 6:43 PM 1.1

Sa 3 High 12:57 AM 4.8 6:16 AM Rise 12:03 AM 66
3 Low 7:12 AM 0.5 8:32 PM Set 12:43 PM
3 High 1:27 PM 4.8
3 Low 7:33 PM 1.2

Su 4 High 1:40 AM 4.7 6:17 AM Rise 12:30 AM 57
4 Low 7:55 AM 0.5 8:32 PM Set 1:39 PM
4 High 2:16 PM 5.0
4 Low 8:29 PM 1.3

M 5 High 2:27 AM 4.5 6:17 AM Rise 1:00 AM 47
5 Low 8:42 AM 0.4 8:31 PM Set 2:36 PM
5 High 3:07 PM 5.2
5 Low 9:29 PM 1.2

Tu 6 High 3:20 AM 4.4 6:18 AM Rise 1:33 AM 37
6 Low 9:33 AM 0.3 8:31 PM Set 3:37 PM
6 High 4:00 PM 5.4
6 Low 10:30 PM 1.1

W 7 High 4:16 AM 4.4 6:18 AM Rise 2:11 AM 28
7 Low 10:28 AM 0.2 8:31 PM Set 4:39 PM
7 High 4:55 PM 5.7
7 Low 11:29 PM 0.8


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...ATLC HIGH PRES WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH MON.
Today...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight...S winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming SW 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming S in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms after midnight.

Sun...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Mon...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Notice posted on Thursday, June 24, 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.