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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, October 18, 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:
HESS - ALIAKMON - IN ETD 2200/18TH
KMI4 - NAVIG8 STEALTH II - IN ETD 0600/19TH

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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:
10/21/10 - 1800 - CHS PROP CLUB DINNER AT THE CITADEL
10/28/10 - 0800 - NAV/OPS MEETING

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
11/03/10 - 1715 - SAV. PROP, MARITIME AFTER HOURS AT RUTH CHRIS
11/09/10 - 1145 - CWIT LUNCHEON
11/16/10 - TBA - CHS PROP CLUB - STATE OF THE PORT
11/19/10 - TBA - 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 NO STORMS EXPECTED

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT MON OCT 18 2010

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

A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LOCATED NEAR THE COAST OF NICARAGUA IS
PRODUCING A LARGE BUT DISORGANIZED AREA OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. A PORTION OF THE CIRCULATION IS ALREADY INTERACTING
WITH LAND...AND DEVELOPMENT COULD BE INHIBITED FOR THAT REASON.
THERE IS A MEDIUM CHANCE...30 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A
TROPICAL CYCLONE BEFORE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS IT MOVES
WEST-NORTHWESTWARD OR NORTHWESTWARD AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

A WEAK LOW PRESSURE AREA LOCATED ABOUT 850 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF
THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS IS PRODUCING A FEW SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. UPPER-LEVEL WINDS COULD BECOME A LITTLE MORE
CONDUCIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...ALTHOUGH
TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION OVER THIS PART OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN IS
NOT NORMALLY EXPECTED THIS TIME OF YEAR. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...
10 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS AS IT MOVES SLOWLY WESTWARD.

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



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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with October 15, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 18 High 5:06 AM 5.3 7:26 AM Set 3:26 AM 77
18 Low 11:25 AM 1.2 6:43 PM Rise 4:16 PM
18 High 5:38 PM 5.6
18 Low 11:47 PM 0.9

Tu 19 High 5:54 AM 5.6 7:27 AM Set 4:20 AM 84
19 Low 12:13 PM 1.1 6:42 PM Rise 4:43 PM
19 High 6:21 PM 5.6

W 20 Low 12:28 AM 0.8 7:28 AM Set 5:13 AM 90
20 High 6:38 AM 5.8 6:41 PM Rise 5:11 PM
20 Low 12:57 PM 0.9
20 High 7:03 PM 5.6

Th 21 Low 1:06 AM 0.6 7:29 AM Set 6:08 AM 95
21 High 7:19 AM 6.0 6:40 PM Rise 5:40 PM
21 Low 1:39 PM 0.8
21 High 7:42 PM 5.6

F 22 Low 1:43 AM 0.5 7:29 AM Set 7:04 AM 98
22 High 7:58 AM 6.2 6:39 PM Rise 6:11 PM
22 Low 2:19 PM 0.8
22 High 8:20 PM 5.5

Sa 23 Low 2:20 AM 0.4 7:30 AM Set 8:02 AM 99
23 High 8:34 AM 6.2 6:38 PM Rise 6:47 PM
23 Low 2:58 PM 0.7
23 High 8:57 PM 5.4

Su 24 Low 2:57 AM 0.4 7:31 AM Set 9:01 AM 99
24 High 9:10 AM 6.3 6:37 PM Rise 7:28 PM
24 Low 3:37 PM 0.8
24 High 9:32 PM 5.3

M 25 Low 3:35 AM 0.4 7:32 AM Set 10:01 AM 96
25 High 9:47 AM 6.2 6:36 PM Rise 8:14 PM
25 Low 4:18 PM 0.8
25 High 10:08 PM 5.2

Tu 26 Low 4:16 AM 0.5 7:33 AM Set 10:59 AM 92
26 High 10:26 AM 6.2 6:35 PM Rise 9:08 PM
26 Low 5:01 PM 0.9
26 High 10:48 PM 5.1

W 27 Low 5:00 AM 0.5 7:33 AM Set 11:54 AM 85
27 High 11:11 AM 6.1 6:34 PM Rise 10:07 PM
27 Low 5:48 PM 1.0
27 High 11:35 PM 5.0

Th 28 Low 5:50 AM 0.6 7:34 AM Set 12:44 PM 77
28 High 12:03 PM 6.1 6:33 PM Rise 11:10 PM
28 Low 6:41 PM 1.0

F 29 High 12:31 AM 5.0 7:35 AM Set 1:29 PM 67
29 Low 6:47 AM 0.7 6:32 PM
29 High 1:01 PM 6.0
29 Low 7:38 PM 1.0

Sa 30 High 1:35 AM 5.1 7:36 AM Rise 12:16 AM 57
30 Low 7:50 AM 0.7 6:31 PM Set 2:09 PM
30 High 2:05 PM 6.0
30 Low 8:39 PM 0.9

Su 31 High 2:44 AM 5.3 7:37 AM Rise 1:22 AM 46
31 Low 8:57 AM 0.6 6:30 PM Set 2:46 PM
31 High 3:10 PM 6.0
31 Low 9:40 PM 0.6


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...CORRECTED

Synopsis...HIGH PRES WILL REMAIN THE PRIMARY WEATHER FEATURE THROUGH TUE. A
COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION WED AND WED NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY
WEAK HIGH PRES THROUGH FRI. A FRONT MAY APPROACH FROM THE N OVER THE WEEKEND.
Today...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 1 foot.

Tonight...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft...building to 2 to 3 ft after
midnight.

Tue...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon.

Tue Night...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 ft.

Wed...W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Wed Night...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft. A slight chance of showers.

Thu...NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Fri...N winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NE. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Notice posted on Monday, October 18, 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.