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Subject:CHARLESTON - DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, December 13, 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:
VETERANS Z - AMY C - IN, ETS AM/15
KMI 1 - SHOVELER - IN, ETS PM/15
HESS - ARDMORE SEATRADER - DUE 13/1930
HESS - AMPHITRITE - DUE PM/18

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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. 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:
12/15/10 - 0815 - MARITIME ASSOC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
01/11/11 - 1145 - CWIT Luncheon
01//11/11 - COMMISSION OF PILOTAGE
01/27/11 - 0800 NAV OPS MEETING
02/08/11 - 1145 - CWIT Luncheon
02/2011 - CHARLESTON PROP CLUB OYSTER ROAST
2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1 -
HURRICANE STATUS - 5 - OUT OF SEASON

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with December 9, 2010.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 13 High 12:52 AM 4.7 7:13 AM Rise 12:12 PM 43
13 Low 7:02 AM 1.2 5:15 PM
13 High 1:18 PM 4.7
13 Low 7:30 PM 0.8

Tu 14 High 1:45 AM 4.7 7:14 AM Set 12:49 AM 52
14 Low 8:01 AM 1.3 5:15 PM Rise 12:40 PM
14 High 2:09 PM 4.5
14 Low 8:18 PM 0.7

W 15 High 2:39 AM 4.9 7:15 AM Set 1:43 AM 62
15 Low 9:01 AM 1.2 5:15 PM Rise 1:09 PM
15 High 3:02 PM 4.5
15 Low 9:07 PM 0.6

Th 16 High 3:32 AM 5.1 7:15 AM Set 2:39 AM 71
16 Low 9:58 AM 1.1 5:15 PM Rise 1:42 PM
16 High 3:55 PM 4.5
16 Low 9:57 PM 0.5

F 17 High 4:23 AM 5.3 7:16 AM Set 3:37 AM 79
17 Low 10:51 AM 0.9 5:16 PM Rise 2:18 PM
17 High 4:46 PM 4.5
17 Low 10:47 PM 0.2

Sa 18 High 5:12 AM 5.6 7:16 AM Set 4:37 AM 87
18 Low 11:40 AM 0.6 5:16 PM Rise 3:01 PM
18 High 5:35 PM 4.6
18 Low 11:35 PM 0.0

Su 19 High 6:00 AM 5.8 7:17 AM Set 5:37 AM 93
19 Low 12:27 PM 0.4 5:17 PM Rise 3:50 PM
19 High 6:22 PM 4.7

M 20 Low 12:22 AM -0.2 7:18 AM Set 6:36 AM 97
20 High 6:46 AM 6.1 5:17 PM Rise 4:46 PM
20 Low 1:13 PM 0.2
20 High 7:07 PM 4.9

Tu 21 Low 1:09 AM -0.4 7:18 AM Set 7:32 AM 99
21 High 7:31 AM 6.2 5:18 PM Rise 5:49 PM
21 Low 1:58 PM 0.0
21 High 7:52 PM 5.0

W 22 Low 1:56 AM -0.6 7:19 AM Set 8:23 AM 99
22 High 8:16 AM 6.3 5:18 PM Rise 6:56 PM
22 Low 2:43 PM -0.2
22 High 8:38 PM 5.1

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MARITIME WEATHER FORECAST: SYNOPSIS FOR MID ATLC WATERS...A STRONG COLD
APPROACHING 70W
THIS MORNING WILL MOVE E OF THE WATERS BY EARLY TONIGHT...AS
INTENSIFYING LOW PRES PASSES NW OF THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW WILL
DEVELOP JUST E OF THE NE WATERS TUE...THEN MOVE N TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL STALL N OF THE AREA WED...THEN DRIFT NE THU AND FRI. A
WEAK LOW WILL QUICKLY PASS E ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
THU...FOLLOWED BY A HIGH PRES RIDGE BUILDING E OVER THE CENTRAL
WATERS FRI.
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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.



ANZ088-132100-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
1000 AM EST MON DEC 13 2010

GALE WARNING


THIS AFTERNOON
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 14 FT...
EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 14 TO 19 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS E.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT FAR W PART DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000
FM 12 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

TUE
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...HIGHEST E. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM TO 8 TO 16 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM TO 5 TO 12 FT.

WED
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PART BECOMING
VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT E OF
1000 FM SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

THU
W WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN N PORTION
DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT...
EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM TO 7 TO 11 FT.

FRI
WINDS BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM TO 4 TO 7 FT.
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Notice posted on Monday, December 13, 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.