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 - 03/30/1703/30/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/30/17 ==NEWS==Legislators ready to take up Charleston ports board replacements, one day after Quinn payments halted 03/30/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/30/1703/30/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/29/1703/29/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/29/1703/29/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/29/1703/29/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/27/17 == UPDATED DRAFT AT CAROLINA MARINE == 03/27/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/27/1703/27/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/27/1703/27/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/24/1703/24/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/24/1703/24/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/24/1703/24/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/13/17 - ODJFELL DREDGING COMPLETE - NEW DRAFT 03/13/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/13/1703/13/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/13/1703/13/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/10/1703/10/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/10/1703/10/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/10/1703/10/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/06/1703/06/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/06/17 ==NEWS== Shipping firm, captain sentenced in maritime pollution case with Charleston ties 03/06/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/06/1703/06/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/03/1703/03/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/03/17 - BUCKEYE TERMINAL TO DREDGE NEXT WEEK03/03/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/03/1703/03/2017 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/01/17 - BUCKEYE TERMINAL TO DREDGE NEXT WEEK03/01/2017 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/01/1703/01/2017 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 03/01/1703/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, March 07, 2011
Priority:Normal
Notice:
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 38'00
BP - Max draft 30'00" 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 38'00 or less may transit at anytime Drafts of 38'01 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:
KMI #1 - TUG TARPON & BARGE POTOMAC - IN ETD 1400/7TH
BP - TUG RESOLVE & 650-3 - ETA 2000/7TH

============================================
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. 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: NONE

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

CURRENT ISSUES:
03/08/2011 - COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTAGE MEETING
03/08/2011 - CWIT LUNCHEON

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
03/24/2011 - NAV/OPS MEETING
04/12/2011 - CWIT ANNUAL BANQUET
2014 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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

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

===================================================================
Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with March 4, 2011.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 7 Low 3:14 AM 0.1 6:40 AM Rise 7:42 AM 3
7 High 9:21 AM 5.0 6:21 PM Set 9:06 PM
7 Low 3:22 PM 0.0
7 High 9:28 PM 5.4

Tu 8 Low 3:49 AM 0.3 6:39 AM Rise 8:13 AM 7
8 High 9:52 AM 4.8 6:22 PM Set 10:02 PM
8 Low 3:54 PM 0.1
8 High 10:01 PM 5.3

W 9 Low 4:25 AM 0.5 6:38 AM Rise 8:48 AM 13
9 High 10:24 AM 4.6 6:23 PM Set 10:58 PM
9 Low 4:30 PM 0.2
9 High 10:36 PM 5.2

Th 10 Low 5:05 AM 0.6 6:37 AM Rise 9:27 AM 21
10 High 11:00 AM 4.4 6:24 PM Set 11:55 PM
10 Low 5:10 PM 0.3
10 High 11:18 PM 5.2

F 11 Low 5:51 AM 0.8 6:35 AM Rise 10:11 AM 29
11 High 11:44 AM 4.3 6:24 PM
11 Low 5:57 PM 0.4

Sa 12 High 12:08 AM 5.1 6:34 AM Set 12:51 AM 38
12 Low 6:46 AM 0.9 6:25 PM Rise 11:02 AM
12 High 12:38 PM 4.2
12 Low 6:54 PM 0.5

Su 13 High 1:09 AM 5.1 7:33 AM Set 1:44 AM 48
13 Low 8:48 AM 0.9 7:26 PM Rise 12:59 PM
13 High 2:42 PM 4.3
13 Low 8:59 PM 0.4

M 14 High 3:16 AM 5.2 7:31 AM Set 3:34 AM 59
14 Low 9:55 AM 0.7 7:27 PM Rise 2:01 PM
14 High 3:51 PM 4.5
14 Low 10:07 PM 0.2

Tu 15 High 4:24 AM 5.4 7:30 AM Set 4:21 AM 69
15 Low 10:58 AM 0.4 7:27 PM Rise 3:07 PM
15 High 4:58 PM 4.8
15 Low 11:13 PM -0.1

W 16 High 5:28 AM 5.7 7:29 AM Set 5:03 AM 79
16 Low 11:56 AM 0.0 7:28 PM Rise 4:16 PM
16 High 6:00 PM 5.3

Th 17 Low 12:15 AM -0.5 7:28 AM Set 5:43 AM 88
17 High 6:27 AM 5.9 7:29 PM Rise 5:26 PM
17 Low 12:49 PM -0.4
17 High 6:57 PM 5.8

F 18 Low 1:13 AM -0.9 7:26 AM Set 6:20 AM 94
18 High 7:21 AM 6.1 7:29 PM Rise 6:36 PM
18 Low 1:39 PM -0.8
18 High 7:52 PM 6.2

Sa 19 Low 2:07 AM -1.1 7:25 AM Set 6:57 AM 98
19 High 8:13 AM 6.2 7:30 PM Rise 7:48 PM
19 Low 2:28 PM -1.0
19 High 8:44 PM 6.5

Su 20 Low 3:00 AM -1.2 7:24 AM Set 7:35 AM 99
20 High 9:03 AM 6.1 7:31 PM Rise 8:59 PM
20 Low 3:16 PM -1.1
20 High 9:35 PM 6.7

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

Synopsis...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD N OF THE WATERS TODAY AND PERSIST THROUGH
WED. A COLD FRONT WILL ADVANCE THROUGH THE WATERS THU...FOLLOWED BY HIGH
PRES THU AND FRI.
Today...N winds 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt this morning...becoming NE 10 to
15 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tonight...NE winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft.

Tue...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Tue Night...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Wed...E winds 15 to 20 kt...diminishing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Wed Night...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of showers.

Thu...SW winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming W. Seas 4 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to
4 ft. A chance of showers with a slight chance of tstms.

Fri...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

mariners are reminded that winds and seas can be higher in and near tstms.
Notice posted on Monday, March 07, 2011

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.