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Subject:CHARLESTON DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Friday, August 27, 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 - LARVIK - ETA 0700/30
BP - T/B INTEGRITY/650-4 - ETA 0630/31

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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:

09/14/10 1145 - CWIT LUNCHEON MEETING
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: ALERT LEVEL 4 - HURRICANE DANIELLE - TROPICAL STORM EARL
DANIELLE – CAT 4

DANIELLE REACHES CATEGORY FOUR INTENSITY...

SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...26.5N 58.7W

ABOUT 545 MI...875 KM SE OF BERMUDA

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...135 MPH...215 KM/HR

PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/HR

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...946 MB...27.94 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN BERMUDA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF DANIELLE.



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TS EARL

EARL CHANGES LITTLE IN STRENGTH...FORECAST TO INTENSIFY...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.9N 41.6W
ABOUT 1430 MI...2300 KM E OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with August 27, 2010

Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

F 27 Low 4:05 AM 0.5 6:51 AM Set 9:25 AM 95
27 High 10:09 AM 5.5 7:51 PM Rise 9:05 PM
27 Low 4:22 PM 0.9
27 High 10:29 PM 5.4

Sa 28 Low 4:37 AM 0.5 6:52 AM Set 10:20 AM 91
28 High 10:43 AM 5.5 7:50 PM Rise 9:35 PM
28 Low 4:59 PM 1.0
28 High 11:01 PM 5.2

Su 29 Low 5:12 AM 0.6 6:53 AM Set 11:17 AM 84
29 High 11:19 AM 5.5 7:48 PM Rise 10:08 PM
29 Low 5:40 PM 1.1
29 High 11:36 PM 5.0

M 30 Low 5:50 AM 0.6 6:53 AM Set 12:16 PM 77
30 High 11:59 AM 5.5 7:47 PM Rise 10:46 PM
30 Low 6:26 PM 1.3

Tu 31 High 12:16 AM 4.8 6:54 AM Set 1:15 PM 68
31 Low 6:34 AM 0.7 7:46 PM Rise 11:30 PM
31 High 12:47 PM 5.6
31 Low 7:19 PM 1.4

W 1 High 1:05 AM 4.7 6:54 AM Set 2:15 PM 58
1 Low 7:26 AM 0.7 7:45 PM
1 High 1:44 PM 5.7
1 Low 8:19 PM 1.4

Th 2 High 2:04 AM 4.7 6:55 AM Rise 12:21 AM 48
2 Low 8:25 AM 0.6 7:43 PM Set 3:12 PM
2 High 2:48 PM 5.8
2 Low 9:25 PM 1.3

F 3 High 3:11 AM 4.8 6:56 AM Rise 1:20 AM 37
3 Low 9:30 AM 0.5 7:42 PM Set 4:06 PM
3 High 3:54 PM 6.0
3 Low 10:30 PM 1.1

Sa 4 High 4:19 AM 5.0 6:56 AM Rise 2:25 AM 27
4 Low 10:36 AM 0.2 7:41 PM Set 4:55 PM
4 High 4:59 PM 6.3
4 Low 11:30 PM 0.7

Su 5 High 5:24 AM 5.4 6:57 AM Rise 3:34 AM 17
5 Low 11:39 AM -0.1 7:39 PM Set 5:39 PM
5 High 5:59 PM 6.5

M 6 Low 12:26 AM 0.3 6:58 AM Rise 4:45 AM 9
6 High 6:25 AM 5.8 7:38 PM Set 6:19 PM
6 Low 12:39 PM -0.4
6 High 6:55 PM 6.7

Tu 7 Low 1:18 AM -0.1 6:58 AM Rise 5:57 AM 3
7 High 7:23 AM 6.2 7:37 PM Set 6:56 PM
7 Low 1:36 PM -0.6
7 High 7:48 PM 6.8

W 8 Low 2:08 AM -0.4 6:59 AM Rise 7:08 AM 0
8 High 8:18 AM 6.5 7:35 PM Set 7:32 PM
8 Low 2:31 PM -0.7
8 High 8:39 PM 6.8

Th 9 Low 2:57 AM -0.6 7:00 AM Rise 8:20 AM 0
9 High 9:12 AM 6.8 7:34 PM Set 8:08 PM
9 Low 3:25 PM -0.6
9 High 9:29 PM 6.6

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT FRI AUG 27 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.
ANZ088-271500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT FRI AUG 27 2010

TODAY
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 15
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT WITH SE SWELL LATE...
HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...
EXCEPT E OF 77W BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT WITH SE SWELL...HIGHEST
E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT AND SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT WITH SE SWELL SAT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
SAT.

SUN
E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT
WITH SE SWELL...HIGHEST E.

MON AND TUE
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST S. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT WITH E SWELL...HIGHEST E.

Notice posted on Friday, August 27, 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.