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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Friday, October 01, 2010
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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 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

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VESSEL TRAFFIC:

KMI4 - ENERGY PIONEER - IN ETD 1400/1ST
BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 - ETA 1115/3RD
KMI4 - OVERSEAS ANDROMAR - ETA 1030/4TH

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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:
10/06/10 - 1715 - SAVANNAH MARITIME AFTER HOURS MEETING
10/07/2010 1800 - CWIT SILENT AUCTIO

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
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

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
HURRICANE STATUS - 4/SEASONAL - NO STORMS PREDICTED

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

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

M 11 Low 4:55 AM 0.1 7:21 AM Rise 11:38 AM 12
11 High 11:26 AM 6.6 6:52 PM Set 9:45 PM
11 Low 5:43 PM 0.5
11 High 11:34 PM 5.5

Tu 12 Low 5:45 AM 0.4 7:22 AM Rise 12:36 PM 21
12 High 12:20 PM 6.3 6:51 PM Set 10:42 PM
12 Low 6:36 PM 0.8

W 13 High 12:27 AM 5.2 7:22 AM Rise 1:26 PM 30
13 Low 6:38 AM 0.8 6:49 PM Set 11:41 PM
13 High 1:15 PM 6.0
13 Low 7:31 PM 1.1

Th 14 High 1:23 AM 5.0 7:23 AM Rise 2:09 PM 40
14 Low 7:34 AM 1.1 6:48 PM
14 High 2:12 PM 5.7
14 Low 8:27 PM 1.3

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OFFSHORE FORECAST

Synopsis...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD FROM THE NW TODAY AND PERSIST INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.
Rest Of Today...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Tonight...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Sat...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft late.

Sat Night...N winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5
ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. A slight chance of showers.

Sun...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.

Sun Night...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of showers
in the evening.

Mon...N winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A
slight chance of showers.

Tue...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers.
Notice posted on Friday, October 01, 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.