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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, August 30, 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 - ATB BROWNSVILLE - ETA 1800/30TH
BP - T/B INTEGRITY/650-4 - ETA 1100/31

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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 / EARL

EARL CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE NORTHERN
LEEWARD ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.4N 62.9W
ABOUT 25 MI...40 KM NNE OF ST. MARTIN
ABOUT 140 MI...220 KM E OF ST. THOMAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...965 MB...28.50 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* ANTIGUA...BARBUDA...MONTSERRAT...ST. KITTS...NEVIS...AND ANGUILLA
* SAINT MARTIN AND SAINT BARTHELEMY
* ST. MAARTEN...SABA...AND ST. EUSTATIUS
* BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
* U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* PUERTO RICO INCLUDING THE ISLANDS OF CULEBRA AND VIEQUES

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* PUERTO RICO INCLUDING THE ISLANDS OF CULEBRA AND VIEQUES
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DANIELLE WEAKENING AND QUICKLY LOSING TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS

OVER THE FAR NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN...





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

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LOCATION...40.4N 52.0W

ABOUT 440 MI...705 KM S OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/HR

PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/HR

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 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

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

F 10 Low 3:45 AM -0.6 7:00 AM Rise 9:30 AM 3
10 High 10:05 AM 6.9 7:33 PM Set 8:46 PM
10 Low 4:18 PM -0.4
10 High 10:19 PM 6.3

Sa 11 Low 4:33 AM -0.4 7:01 AM Rise 10:40 AM 8
11 High 10:58 AM 6.8 7:31 PM Set 9:27 PM
11 Low 5:11 PM -0.1
11 High 11:09 PM 6.0

Su 12 Low 5:22 AM -0.2 7:02 AM Rise 11:49 AM 16
12 High 11:53 AM 6.6 7:30 PM Set 10:12 PM
12 Low 6:06 PM 0.3


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...HIGH PRES WILL REMAIN N OF THE REGION THOUGH FRI. HURCN EARL IS
FORECAST TO PASS WELL E OF THE WATERS LATE WEEK.
Today...E winds 15 kt...decreasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 4 to 5
ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft this afternoon.

Tonight...E winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tue...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.

Tue Night...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Wed...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming E 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3
to 4 ft.

Wed Night...NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Thu...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW. Seas 5 to 8 ft...subsiding to 5 to
7 ft.

Fri...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
Notice posted on Monday, August 30, 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.