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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Tuesday, July 20, 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:

HESS - MEKONG STAR - ETA 1130/20TH
BP - TUG RESOLVE & 650-3 - IN ETD 1300/21ST

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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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HURRCANE STATUS:
CURRENT HURRICANE STATUS - 4 - SEASONAL - NO STORMS EXPECTED

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
500 AM PDT TUE JUL 20 2010

FOR THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC...EAST OF 140 DEGREES WEST LONGITUDE..

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

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FORECASTER CANGIALOSI/BROWN

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with July 12, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Tu 20 High 3:36 AM 4.9 6:26 AM Set 1:34 AM 65
20 Low 9:55 AM 0.0 8:26 PM Rise 4:11 PM
20 High 4:36 PM 5.9
20 Low 10:50 PM 0.6

W 21 High 4:33 AM 4.7 6:26 AM Set 2:20 AM 75
21 Low 10:52 AM 0.1 8:26 PM Rise 5:10 PM
21 High 5:31 PM 5.9
21 Low 11:47 PM 0.5

Th 22 High 5:29 AM 4.7 6:27 AM Set 3:11 AM 83
22 Low 11:46 AM 0.1 8:25 PM Rise 6:04 PM
22 High 6:24 PM 5.9

F 23 Low 12:39 AM 0.5 6:28 AM Set 4:06 AM 90
23 High 6:23 AM 4.7 8:25 PM Rise 6:52 PM
23 Low 12:38 PM 0.1
23 High 7:13 PM 5.9

Sa 24 Low 1:27 AM 0.4 6:28 AM Set 5:03 AM 95
24 High 7:13 AM 4.8 8:24 PM Rise 7:34 PM
24 Low 1:26 PM 0.2
24 High 7:57 PM 5.9

Su 25 Low 2:12 AM 0.3 6:29 AM Set 6:01 AM 98
25 High 8:00 AM 4.8 8:23 PM Rise 8:10 PM
25 Low 2:10 PM 0.2
25 High 8:39 PM 5.9

M 26 Low 2:53 AM 0.3 6:30 AM Set 6:58 AM 99
26 High 8:44 AM 4.9 8:23 PM Rise 8:43 PM
26 Low 2:52 PM 0.3
26 High 9:18 PM 5.8

Tu 27 Low 3:32 AM 0.3 6:30 AM Set 7:54 AM 99
27 High 9:25 AM 4.9 8:22 PM Rise 9:12 PM
27 Low 3:32 PM 0.4
27 High 9:55 PM 5.7

W 28 Low 4:08 AM 0.3 6:31 AM Set 8:49 AM 96
28 High 10:05 AM 4.9 8:21 PM Rise 9:39 PM
28 Low 4:10 PM 0.6
28 High 10:30 PM 5.5

Th 29 Low 4:43 AM 0.4 6:32 AM Set 9:42 AM 92
29 High 10:43 AM 5.0 8:21 PM Rise 10:06 PM
29 Low 4:48 PM 0.8
29 High 11:03 PM 5.3

F 30 Low 5:16 AM 0.4 6:32 AM Set 10:36 AM 87
30 High 11:21 AM 5.0 8:20 PM Rise 10:33 PM
30 Low 5:27 PM 0.9
30 High 11:37 PM 5.1

Sa 31 Low 5:51 AM 0.5 6:33 AM Set 11:31 AM 80
31 High 11:59 AM 5.1 8:19 PM Rise 11:01 PM
31 Low 6:09 PM 1.1

Su 1 High 12:13 AM 4.9 6:34 AM Set 12:27 PM 72
1 Low 6:28 AM 0.5 8:18 PM Rise 11:32 PM
1 High 12:41 PM 5.1
1 Low 6:56 PM 1.2

M 2 High 12:53 AM 4.7 6:34 AM Set 1:25 PM 63
2 Low 7:10 AM 0.5 8:17 PM
2 High 1:28 PM 5.2
2 Low 7:49 PM 1.3

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...WESTERN ATLC HIGH PRES WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE WATERS INTO THE
WEEKEND WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW PRES PERSISTS INLAND.
Today...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tonight...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms after midnight.

Wed...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms in the morning.

Wed Night Through Fri...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sat...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
Notice posted on Tuesday, July 20, 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.