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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Tuesday, August 10, 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 - ANTIKEROS - IN ETD 1900/10TH
BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 - ETA 0430/12TH

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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:
08/10/20 1700 - COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTAGE
08/17/10 1700 - SCSPA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
08/26/10 0800 - MARITIME ASSOCIATION NAV/OPS
10/7/10 1800 - CWIT SILENT AUCTION

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
800 AM EDT TUE AUG 10 2010

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

SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED ABOUT 820 MILES
EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE LEEWARDS ISLANDS HAS NOT BECOME ANY BETTER
ORGANIZED SINCE YESTERDAY. THE LOW HAS SLOWED DOWN AND IS EXPECTED
TO MOVE NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD OR NORTHWARD TOWARD AN ENVIRONMENT A
LITTLE LESS FAVORABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT. HOWEVER... THERE IS STILL A
HIGH CHANCE...60 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL
CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF
MEXICO...A LITTLE LESS THAN 100 MILES WEST OF SOUTHWEST COAST OF
THE FLORIDA PENINSULA...IS ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS
AND SQUALLS. ALTHOUGH THERE HAS BEEN LITTLE CHANGE IN ORGANIZATION
DURING THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS...UPPER-LEVEL WINDS ARE FORECAST TO
BECOME A LITTLE MORE CONDUCIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT. THERE IS A HIGH
CHANCE...60 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL OR
SUBTROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS THE LOW MOVES
WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with August 3, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

Th 12 Low 4:12 AM -0.7 6:41 AM Rise 9:34 AM 4
12 High 10:28 AM 6.3 8:08 PM Set 9:39 PM
12 Low 4:35 PM -0.6
12 High 10:43 PM 6.4

F 13 Low 5:01 AM -0.6 6:42 AM Rise 10:43 AM 11
13 High 11:23 AM 6.3 8:07 PM Set 10:14 PM
13 Low 5:30 PM -0.3
13 High 11:34 PM 6.1

Sa 14 Low 5:50 AM -0.5 6:43 AM Rise 11:52 AM 19
14 High 12:19 PM 6.3 8:06 PM Set 10:52 PM
14 Low 6:27 PM 0.0

Su 15 High 12:25 AM 5.7 6:43 AM Rise 12:59 PM 29
15 Low 6:41 AM -0.3 8:05 PM Set 11:33 PM
15 High 1:16 PM 6.2
15 Low 7:26 PM 0.4

M 16 High 1:19 AM 5.3 6:44 AM Rise 2:03 PM 40
16 Low 7:35 AM 0.0 8:04 PM
16 High 2:15 PM 6.0
16 Low 8:26 PM 0.7

Tu 17 High 2:16 AM 5.0 6:45 AM Set 12:18 AM 51
17 Low 8:33 AM 0.3 8:03 PM Rise 3:04 PM
17 High 3:15 PM 5.9
17 Low 9:28 PM 0.9

W 18 High 3:14 AM 4.9 6:45 AM Set 1:08 AM 61
18 Low 9:32 AM 0.4 8:02 PM Rise 4:00 PM
18 High 4:14 PM 5.8
18 Low 10:27 PM 0.9

Th 19 High 4:13 AM 4.8 6:46 AM Set 2:01 AM 71
19 Low 10:31 AM 0.5 8:00 PM Rise 4:50 PM
19 High 5:10 PM 5.8
19 Low 11:23 PM 0.9

F 20 High 5:09 AM 4.8 6:47 AM Set 2:58 AM 80
20 Low 11:27 AM 0.5 7:59 PM Rise 5:34 PM
20 High 6:01 PM 5.8

Sa 21 Low 12:14 AM 0.8 6:47 AM Set 3:55 AM 87
21 High 6:02 AM 4.9 7:58 PM Rise 6:11 PM
21 Low 12:18 PM 0.5
21 High 6:48 PM 5.9

Su 22 Low 1:00 AM 0.7 6:48 AM Set 4:52 AM 92
22 High 6:50 AM 5.0 7:57 PM Rise 6:45 PM
22 Low 1:05 PM 0.5
22 High 7:31 PM 5.9

M 23 Low 1:42 AM 0.6 6:49 AM Set 5:48 AM 97
23 High 7:35 AM 5.2 7:56 PM Rise 7:15 PM
23 Low 1:48 PM 0.5
23 High 8:11 PM 5.9

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...ATLC HIGH PRES WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE WATERS THIS WEEK. A WEAK
TROUGH OF LOW PRES MAY APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NW FRI.
Today...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers this
morning.

Tonight...S winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2
to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms after midnight.

Wed...S winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
2 to 3 ft.

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

Thu...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of
showers and tstms.

Fri...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Sat...S winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
and tstms.
Notice posted on Tuesday, August 10, 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.