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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, October 25, 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 - OVERSEAS ALCESMAR - IN - ETD 1900/25TH
KMI4 - EVROTAS - ETA 0230/27TH

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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:
10/28/10 - 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 - TROPICAL STORM RICHARD

RICHARD WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM OVER NORTHEASTERN
GUATEMALA...

SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.6N 89.6W
ABOUT 170 MI...275 KM SSE OF CAMPECHE MEXICO
ABOUT 90 MI...150 KM W OF BELIZE CITY
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.32 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED ALL COASTAL WARNINGS FOR
MEXICO.

HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS HAVE LIKELY DIMINISHED ALONG
THE BELIZE COAST.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR MEXICO...AND
HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS HAVE LIKELY DIMINISHED ALONG
THE BELIZE COAST.

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with October 25, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

M 1 High 3:52 AM 5.6 7:38 AM Rise 2:29 AM 34
1 Low 10:05 AM 0.5 6:29 PM Set 3:21 PM
1 High 4:13 PM 6.0
1 Low 10:38 PM 0.3

Tu 2 High 4:55 AM 6.0 7:38 AM Rise 3:36 AM 24
2 Low 11:10 AM 0.2 6:28 PM Set 3:56 PM
2 High 5:12 PM 6.1
2 Low 11:34 PM 0.0

W 3 High 5:54 AM 6.5 7:39 AM Rise 4:44 AM 14
3 Low 12:10 PM 0.0 6:27 PM Set 4:31 PM
3 High 6:08 PM 6.1

Th 4 Low 12:26 AM -0.3 7:40 AM Rise 5:52 AM 7
4 High 6:49 AM 6.8 6:26 PM Set 5:09 PM
4 Low 1:06 PM -0.2
4 High 7:01 PM 6.1

F 5 Low 1:17 AM -0.4 7:41 AM Rise 7:02 AM 2
5 High 7:41 AM 7.0 6:25 PM Set 5:51 PM
5 Low 2:00 PM -0.3
5 High 7:52 PM 6.0

Sa 6 Low 2:06 AM -0.5 7:42 AM Rise 8:11 AM 0
6 High 8:32 AM 7.1 6:25 PM Set 6:38 PM
6 Low 2:51 PM -0.2
6 High 8:42 PM 5.9

Su 7 Low 2:54 AM -0.4 6:43 AM Rise 8:18 AM 0
7 High 8:22 AM 7.0 5:24 PM Set 6:30 PM
7 Low 2:40 PM -0.1
7 High 8:31 PM 5.7


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT MON OCT 25 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.
ANZ088-251500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT MON OCT 25 2010

TODAY AND TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING S LATE
TONIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT AND WED
S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

THU
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION SHIFTING TO NW
AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

FRI
WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT THROUGHOUT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 7 TO 10 FT.

Notice posted on Monday, October 25, 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.