Skip to main content

Charleston

Go Search
All Ports
Charleston
CHS Calendar
  
Charleston > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

SubjectDatePriority
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/2109/30/2021 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/30/2109/30/2021 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/29/2109/29/2021 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/29/2109/29/2021 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY UPDATE - 09/29/2109/29/2021 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/27/2109/27/2021 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY UPDATE - 09/27/2109/27/2021 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/27/2109/27/2021 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/08/2109/08/2021 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY UPDATE - 09/08/2109/08/2021 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY UPDATE - 09/07/2109/07/2021 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/07/21 - NCSPA AND NCSPA POLICE DEPT CONFIRM SEAMAN'S CENTER CLOSED DUE COVID - NO REOPENING DATE 09/07/2021 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/07/2109/07/2021 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/06/2109/06/2021 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY UPDATE - 09/06/2109/06/2021 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/06/2109/06/2021 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/03/2109/03/2021 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/03/2109/03/2021 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY UPDATE - 09/03/2109/03/2021 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY UPDATE - 09/02/2109/02/2021 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/02/2109/02/2021 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/02/2109/02/2021 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2109/01/2021 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY UPDATE - 09/01/2109/01/2021 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2109/01/2021 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, September 27, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:
URGENT INFORMATION: NONE

-------------------

PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
------------------------
Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance - 47.0 ft
Main Channel - 45.0 ft

BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
-------------------------
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 40'00, 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

=============================================

VESSEL TRAFFIC:

KMI4 - SONGA RUBY - 1800/28TH

=============================================
FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
---------------------------------------------
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.

=========================================

Current Articles:

=======================================================

CURRENT ISSUES:
09/27/2010 1800 - PROPELLOR CLUB CANDITATE FORUM - VINCENT SHEHEEN

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
10/06/10 - 1715 - SAVANNAH MARITIME AFTER HOURS MEETING
10/07/2010 1800 - CWIT SILENT AUCTIO
10/12/10 - 1145 - CWIT LUNCHEON
10/14/10 - SAVANNAH PROPELLER CLUB LUNCHEON
10/28/10 - 0800 - NAV/OPS MEETING
11/09/10 - 1145 - CWIT LUNCHEON
11/19/10 - SAVANNAH PROPELLER CLUB OYSTER ROAST


2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

===============================================
SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
HURRICANE STATUS - 4 - TROPICAL STORM LISA - TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT MON SEP 27 2010

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

DISORGANIZED CLOUDINESS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NORTHWESTERN
CARIBBEAN SEA ARE ASSOCIATED WITH A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS APPEAR FAVORABLE FOR GRADUAL DEVELOPMENT OF
THIS SYSTEM DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AS IT DRIFTS NORTHWARD.
THERE IS A MEDIUM CHANCE...30 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A
TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

A SMALL...SLOW-MOVING...LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED ABOUT 725 MILES
WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS IS PRODUCING DISORGANIZED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. DEVELOPMENT...IF ANY...OF THIS SYSTEM
IS EXPECTED TO BE SLOW TO OCCUR. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...10
PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.

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

===================================================================
Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with September 24,
2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 27 Low 4:40 AM 0.7 7:11 AM Set 11:08 AM 88
27 High 10:47 AM 6.0 7:10 PM Rise 9:29 PM
27 Low 5:18 PM 1.1
27 High 11:07 PM 5.1

Tu 28 Low 5:21 AM 0.7 7:12 AM Set 12:07 PM 81
28 High 11:29 AM 5.9 7:08 PM Rise 10:17 PM
28 Low 6:04 PM 1.3
28 High 11:49 PM 5.0

W 29 Low 6:08 AM 0.8 7:13 AM Set 1:04 PM 73
29 High 12:19 PM 5.9 7:07 PM Rise 11:12 PM
29 Low 6:57 PM 1.3

Th 30 High 12:42 AM 4.9 7:13 AM Set 1:58 PM 63
30 Low 7:02 AM 0.8 7:06 PM
30 High 1:19 PM 5.9
30 Low 7:57 PM 1.4

F 1 High 1:45 AM 4.9 7:14 AM Rise 12:13 AM 53
1 Low 8:04 AM 0.8 7:05 PM Set 2:47 PM
1 High 2:24 PM 6.0
1 Low 9:01 PM 1.2

Sa 2 High 2:55 AM 5.1 7:15 AM Rise 1:18 AM 42
2 Low 9:12 AM 0.6 7:03 PM Set 3:31 PM
2 High 3:32 PM 6.1
2 Low 10:05 PM 1.0

Su 3 High 4:04 AM 5.4 7:15 AM Rise 2:26 AM 31
3 Low 10:20 AM 0.4 7:02 PM Set 4:12 PM
3 High 4:36 PM 6.3
3 Low 11:05 PM 0.6

M 4 High 5:09 AM 5.8 7:16 AM Rise 3:35 AM 20
4 Low 11:24 AM 0.1 7:01 PM Set 4:49 PM
4 High 5:36 PM 6.5

Tu 5 Low 12:00 AM 0.2 7:17 AM Rise 4:44 AM 12
5 High 6:09 AM 6.3 6:59 PM Set 5:25 PM
5 Low 12:24 PM -0.1
5 High 6:31 PM 6.6

W 6 Low 12:52 AM -0.1 7:17 AM Rise 5:54 AM 5
6 High 7:05 AM 6.7 6:58 PM Set 6:00 PM
6 Low 1:21 PM -0.4
6 High 7:24 PM 6.6

Th 7 Low 1:42 AM -0.4 7:18 AM Rise 7:04 AM 1
7 High 7:59 AM 7.0 6:57 PM Set 6:38 PM
7 Low 2:15 PM -0.4
7 High 8:15 PM 6.5

F 8 Low 2:30 AM -0.5 7:19 AM Rise 8:15 AM 0
8 High 8:51 AM 7.2 6:55 PM Set 7:18 PM
8 Low 3:08 PM -0.4
8 High 9:05 PM 6.3

Sa 9 Low 3:18 AM -0.4 7:20 AM Rise 9:26 AM 1
9 High 9:42 AM 7.1 6:54 PM Set 8:02 PM
9 Low 3:59 PM -0.2
9 High 9:54 PM 6.1

Su 10 Low 4:06 AM -0.2 7:20 AM Rise 10:34 AM 6
10 High 10:33 AM 6.9 6:53 PM Set 8:51 PM
10 Low 4:51 PM 0.1
10 High 10:43 PM 5.8



==========================================================================
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...WEAK LOW PRES WILL FORM OVER GEORGIA THIS MORNING AND LIFT N
THROUGH THE DAY. A TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE AREA FROM THE W
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN STALL ACROSS THE NEARBY ATLC WATERS BY
TUE. THE REMNANTS OF THE FRONT WILL SHIFT BACK CLOSER TO THE AREA WED INTO
EARLY THU...BEFORE PUSHING A LITTLE FURTHER AWAY INTO THE ATLC FRI THROUGH SUN.
Today...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Showers and tstms likely. Some
tstms may be severe with damaging winds... Tornadoes and frequent
lightning. Locally heavy rainfall possible.

Tonight...S winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming SW after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Showers and tstms. Some tstms may be severe with damaging winds...
Tornadoes and frequent lightning in the evening. Locally heavy rainfall
possible in the evening.

Tue...W winds 10 to 15 kt... Becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.

Tue Night...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of tstms.

Wed...E winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Wed Night...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 6 ft
after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.

Thu...NE winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8
ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Fri...NE winds 15 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance
of showers and tstms.
Notice posted on Monday, September 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.