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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, August 02, 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:

BP - T/B RESOLVE/650-3 IN - ETD 6TH/1300

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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:


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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 -

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

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A LARGE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM LOCATED ABOUT 1050 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE CAPE
VERDE ISLANDS REMAIN WELL ORGANIZED. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND A TROPICAL DEPRESSION COULD
FORM AT ANY TIME DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO AS THIS SYSTEM MOVES
WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 TO 15 MPH. THERE IS A HIGH CHANCE...
90 PERCENT...OF TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

A TROPICAL WAVE IS CROSSING THE COASTS OF NICARAGUA AND HONDURAS
THIS MORNING. SHOWER ACTIVITY REMAINS LIMITED AND DISORGANIZED...
AND SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT OF THIS DISTURBANCE IS NOT EXPECTED AS
IT CONTINUES TO MOVE WESTWARD AT 10 MPH ACROSS CENTRAL AMERICA AND
EVENTUALLY INTO THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN DURING THE NEXT TWO
DAYS. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...NEAR 0 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM
BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.


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Tides for Shipyard Creek, 0.8 mile above entrance starting with August 2,
2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 2 High 1:27 AM 4.7 6:34 AM Set 1:25 PM 63
2 Low 7:30 AM 0.5 8:18 PM
2 High 2:02 PM 5.3
2 Low 8:09 PM 1.3

Tu 3 High 2:15 AM 4.6 6:35 AM Rise 12:07 AM 53
3 Low 8:19 AM 0.5 8:17 PM Set 2:25 PM
3 High 2:55 PM 5.5
3 Low 9:09 PM 1.3

W 4 High 3:10 AM 4.5 6:36 AM Rise 12:48 AM 43
4 Low 9:14 AM 0.4 8:16 PM Set 3:26 PM
4 High 3:54 PM 5.6
4 Low 10:14 PM 1.2

Th 5 High 4:11 AM 4.5 6:36 AM Rise 1:36 AM 33
5 Low 10:14 AM 0.3 8:15 PM Set 4:27 PM
5 High 4:55 PM 5.9
5 Low 11:17 PM 1.0

F 6 High 5:14 AM 4.7 6:37 AM Rise 2:33 AM 23
6 Low 11:16 AM 0.0 8:14 PM Set 5:25 PM
6 High 5:57 PM 6.2

Sa 7 Low 12:17 AM 0.6 6:38 AM Rise 3:37 AM 14
7 High 6:17 AM 4.9 8:13 PM Set 6:19 PM
7 Low 12:17 PM -0.2
7 High 6:56 PM 6.5

Su 8 Low 1:12 AM 0.3 6:38 AM Rise 4:46 AM 7
8 High 7:17 AM 5.3 8:12 PM Set 7:06 PM
8 Low 1:15 PM -0.5
8 High 7:52 PM 6.7

M 9 Low 2:05 AM -0.1 6:39 AM Rise 5:59 AM 2
9 High 8:15 AM 5.6 8:11 PM Set 7:49 PM
9 Low 2:12 PM -0.7
9 High 8:45 PM 6.9

Tu 10 Low 2:55 AM -0.4 6:40 AM Rise 7:12 AM 0
10 High 9:12 AM 6.0 8:10 PM Set 8:28 PM
10 Low 3:07 PM -0.8
10 High 9:37 PM 6.9

W 11 Low 3:44 AM -0.6 6:40 AM Rise 8:24 AM 0
11 High 10:07 AM 6.2 8:09 PM Set 9:04 PM
11 Low 4:01 PM -0.8
11 High 10:27 PM 6.8

Th 12 Low 4:32 AM -0.7 6:41 AM Rise 9:34 AM 4
12 High 11:02 AM 6.4 8:08 PM Set 9:39 PM
12 Low 4:55 PM -0.6
12 High 11:17 PM 6.5

F 13 Low 5:21 AM -0.6 6:42 AM Rise 10:44 AM 11
13 High 11:57 AM 6.4 8:07 PM Set 10:14 PM
13 Low 5:50 PM -0.3

Sa 14 High 12:08 AM 6.2 6:43 AM Rise 11:52 AM 19
14 Low 6:10 AM -0.5 8:06 PM Set 10:52 PM
14 High 12:53 PM 6.4
14 Low 6:47 PM 0.0

Su 15 High 12:59 AM 5.8 6:43 AM Rise 12:59 PM 29
15 Low 7:01 AM -0.3 8:05 PM Set 11:33 PM
15 High 1:50 PM 6.3
15 Low 7:46 PM 0.4



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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1100 AM EDT MON AUG 2 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.
ANZ088-022100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
1100 AM EDT MON AUG 2 2010

THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS
2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE
WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TUE NIGHT
WINDS BECOMING S 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED
S TO SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU AND FRI
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST W. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE THU.

Notice posted on Monday, August 02, 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.