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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, July 29, 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 - TORGOVY BRIDGE - IN ETD 0500/30TH

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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 - NO STORMS EXPECTED

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with July 26, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

Th 5 High 3:37 AM 4.5 6:36 AM Rise 1:36 AM 33
5 Low 9:54 AM 0.3 8:15 PM Set 4:27 PM
5 High 4:21 PM 5.8
5 Low 10:57 PM 1.0

F 6 High 4:40 AM 4.7 6:37 AM Rise 2:33 AM 23
6 Low 10:56 AM 0.0 8:14 PM Set 5:25 PM
6 High 5:23 PM 6.1
6 Low 11:57 PM 0.6

Sa 7 High 5:43 AM 4.9 6:38 AM Rise 3:37 AM 14
7 Low 11:57 AM -0.2 8:13 PM Set 6:18 PM
7 High 6:22 PM 6.4

Su 8 Low 12:52 AM 0.3 6:38 AM Rise 4:46 AM 7
8 High 6:43 AM 5.2 8:12 PM Set 7:06 PM
8 Low 12:55 PM -0.5
8 High 7:18 PM 6.6

M 9 Low 1:45 AM -0.1 6:39 AM Rise 5:59 AM 2
9 High 7:41 AM 5.5 8:11 PM Set 7:49 PM
9 Low 1:52 PM -0.7
9 High 8:11 PM 6.8

Tu 10 Low 2:35 AM -0.4 6:40 AM Rise 7:12 AM 0
10 High 8:38 AM 5.9 8:10 PM Set 8:27 PM
10 Low 2:47 PM -0.8
10 High 9:03 PM 6.8

W 11 Low 3:24 AM -0.6 6:40 AM Rise 8:24 AM 0
11 High 9:33 AM 6.1 8:09 PM Set 9:03 PM
11 Low 3:41 PM -0.8
11 High 9:53 PM 6.7

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FRI BEFORE STALLING
OUT AND DISSIPATING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
Today...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

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

Fri...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A
slight chance of showers and tstms.

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

Sat And Sat Night...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers and tstms.

Sun And Mon...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.
Notice posted on Thursday, July 29, 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.