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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, July 22, 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 - IN - ETD 22/1200


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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:
08/19/10 0800 - NAV/OPS MEETING
FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES

2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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HURRCANE STATUS:
CURRENT HURRICANE STATUS - 4 - SEASONAL

SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
825 AM EDT THU JUL 22 2010

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

SPECIAL OUTLOOK ISSUED TO UPDATE THE DISTURBANCE IN THE SOUTHEAST
BAHAMAS.

VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGES AND OBSERVATIONS FROM THE BAHAMAS INDICATE
THAT THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS HAS
BECOME BETTER ORGANIZED AND A CLOSED CIRCULATION HAS FORMED.
ADVISORIES ON A TROPICAL DEPRESSION OR A TROPICAL STORM WILL BE
INITIATED AT 11 AM EDT...1500 UTC TODAY. THIS ADVISORY WILL LIKELY
INCLUDE TROPICAL STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PORTIONS OF THE
BAHAMAS AND SOUTHERN FLORIDA.

AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A BROAD AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE IN THE BAY OF CAMPECHE CONTINUES TO SHOW SIGNS OF
ORGANIZATION. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS APPEAR TO BE CONDUCIVE FOR
SOME DEVELOPMENT OF THE LOW AS IT MOVES WESTWARD OR WEST-
NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 TO 15 MPH. THERE IS A MEDIUM CHANCE...50
PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE BEFORE IT
REACHES THE COAST OF MEXICO IN A DAY OR TWO.

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



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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with July 22, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

Tu 3 High 1:41 AM 4.6 6:35 AM Rise 12:07 AM 53
3 Low 7:59 AM 0.5 8:16 PM Set 2:25 PM
3 High 2:21 PM 5.4
3 Low 8:49 PM 1.3

W 4 High 2:36 AM 4.5 6:36 AM Rise 12:48 AM 43
4 Low 8:54 AM 0.4 8:16 PM Set 3:26 PM
4 High 3:20 PM 5.5
4 Low 9:54 PM 1.2



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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT THU JUL 22 2010
W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE.
SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
ANZ088-221500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT THU JUL 22 2010

TODAY AND TONIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS NW PORTION.

FRI AND FRI NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 4
TO 7 FT WITH SE SWELL...HIGHEST SW.

SAT AND SUN
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

Notice posted on Thursday, July 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.