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SubjectDatePriority
Daily Update05/30/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/29/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/28/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/27/2008 Normal
Daily Update - PORT EXTENDS DEMURRAGE REDUCTION05/23/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE 05/22/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/20/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - BIO DIESEL STORY INCLUDED05/19/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/16/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/15/2008 Normal
Daily Update - NUCOR HAS NEW CONTRACT WITH DUFERCO05/14/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/13/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/12/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE - Port of Charleston doing brisk business in exports05/08/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/07/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/06/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/05/2008 Normal
DAILY UPDATE05/02/2008 Normal
Daily Update05/01/2008 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:DAILY UPDATE
Date:Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:
URGENT INFORMATION: None

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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 of 38’00 if LOA is less than 650’; Max draft of
36’00 if LOA is 650’00 or greater
Kinder Morgan – berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - TBA
berth 4 – Max draft 39’00, tide needed for anything deeper than 36’00
BP - TBA
Wando Terminal – Max draft 46’00 – Max BM 187’00
North Charleston Terminal – Max 42’00 – Max BM 187’00
CST – Max draft 47’00 – Max BM 187’00

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


VESSEL TRAFFIC: (PER PILOTS, AS OF 0730/06)
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KMI - KAMARI - ETA IN, ETS 08/1600

NO OTHER TANKER/BULK TRAFFIC REPORTED

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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.

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NEWS ARTICLES: None

CURRENT ISSUES: 05/06 - 1800 - NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION WEEK BANQUET,
SHRINERS AUDITORIUM

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
05/15 - 1930 - CHARLESTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
05/20 - 1800 - RECEPTION ON THE DOCK - SPIRIT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
05/27 - 0900 - VA. PORT AUTHORITY MEETING, NORFOLK
06/03 - 1930 - CHARLESTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
06/03-05 - GPA CONFERENCE "SHIFTING TRADE LANES", HYATT, SAVANNAH, GA
06/17 - 1930 - CHARLESTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING
06/26 - TBA - PROPELLOR CLUB ANNUAL CRUISE
2013 - PROPOSED TIME FRAME FOR NEW PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - OUT OF SEASON
Seaport Security Alert currently at YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1
Airport Security Alert currently at ORANGE/HIGH

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TIDE INFORMATION:

Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Tu 6 Low 3:18 AM -0.5 6:27 AM Rise 6:58 AM 0
6 High 9:17 AM 5.1 8:05 PM Set 10:00 PM
6 Low 3:17 PM -0.8
6 High 9:42 PM 6.7

W 7 Low 4:11 AM -0.5 6:26 AM Rise 7:55 AM 3
7 High 10:11 AM 5.1 8:06 PM Set 11:10 PM
7 Low 4:10 PM -0.7
7 High 10:37 PM 6.6

Th 8 Low 5:05 AM -0.3 6:25 AM Rise 9:01 AM 8
8 High 11:08 AM 4.9 8:07 PM
8 Low 5:05 PM -0.5
8 High 11:34 PM 6.3

F 9 Low 6:00 AM -0.1 6:25 AM Set 12:11 AM 16
9 High 12:07 PM 4.8 8:07 PM Rise 10:11 AM
9 Low 6:02 PM -0.2

Sa 10 High 12:32 AM 6.0 6:24 AM Set 1:01 AM 26
10 Low 6:57 AM 0.1 8:08 PM Rise 11:21 AM
10 High 1:09 PM 4.8
10 Low 7:03 PM 0.1

Su 11 High 1:32 AM 5.6 6:23 AM Set 1:42 AM 36
11 Low 7:55 AM 0.2 8:09 PM Rise 12:29 PM
11 High 2:13 PM 4.8
11 Low 8:07 PM 0.4

M 12 High 2:29 AM 5.5 6:22 AM Set 2:16 AM 47
12 Low 8:54 AM 0.3 8:10 PM Rise 1:33 PM
12 High 3:13 PM 5.1
12 Low 9:12 PM 0.5

Tu 13 High 3:26 AM 5.3 6:22 AM Set 2:46 AM 58
13 Low 9:49 AM 0.3 8:10 PM Rise 2:33 PM
13 High 4:11 PM 5.2
13 Low 10:15 PM 0.6

W 14 High 4:20 AM 5.1 6:21 AM Set 3:13 AM 67
14 Low 10:41 AM 0.3 8:11 PM Rise 3:31 PM
14 High 5:05 PM 5.4
14 Low 11:13 PM 0.6

Th 15 High 5:10 AM 5.0 6:20 AM Set 3:38 AM 76
15 Low 11:28 AM 0.2 8:12 PM Rise 4:28 PM
15 High 5:54 PM 5.6

F 16 Low 12:06 AM 0.5 6:20 AM Set 4:04 AM 84
16 High 5:57 AM 4.9 8:13 PM Rise 5:24 PM
16 Low 12:12 PM 0.2
16 High 6:39 PM 5.8

Sa 17 Low 12:54 AM 0.4 6:19 AM Set 4:31 AM 90
17 High 6:41 AM 4.8 8:13 PM Rise 6:21 PM
17 Low 12:53 PM 0.2
17 High 7:21 PM 5.9

Su 18 Low 1:39 AM 0.3 6:18 AM Set 5:02 AM 95
18 High 7:24 AM 4.8 8:14 PM Rise 7:19 PM
18 Low 1:32 PM 0.2
18 High 8:01 PM 6.0

M 19 Low 2:21 AM 0.3 6:18 AM Set 5:36 AM 98
19 High 8:05 AM 4.7 8:15 PM Rise 8:17 PM
19 Low 2:09 PM 0.2
19 High 8:40 PM 6.0

Tu 20 Low 3:01 AM 0.3 6:17 AM Set 6:15 AM 99
20 High 8:45 AM 4.6 8:15 PM Rise 9:14 PM
20 Low 2:46 PM 0.3
20 High 9:17 PM 5.9

W 21 Low 3:40 AM 0.4 6:17 AM Set 6:59 AM 99
21 High 9:24 AM 4.6 8:16 PM Rise 10:08 PM
21 Low 3:21 PM 0.4
21 High 9:54 PM 5.7

Th 22 Low 4:18 AM 0.5 6:16 AM Set 7:50 AM 97
22 High 10:02 AM 4.5 8:17 PM Rise 10:57 PM
22 Low 3:58 PM 0.5
22 High 10:30 PM 5.6

F 23 Low 4:56 AM 0.6 6:16 AM Set 8:45 AM 93
23 High 10:39 AM 4.4 8:17 PM Rise 11:41 PM
23 Low 4:35 PM 0.6
23 High 11:07 PM 5.5

Sa 24 Low 5:35 AM 0.6 6:15 AM Set 9:43 AM 87
24 High 11:19 AM 4.4 8:18 PM
24 Low 5:16 PM 0.7
24 High 11:45 PM 5.4

Su 25 Low 6:16 AM 0.6 6:15 AM Rise 12:19 AM 80
25 High 12:02 PM 4.4 8:19 PM Set 10:42 AM
25 Low 6:02 PM 0.8

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MARINE WEATHER:

WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
552 AM EDT TUE MAY 6 2008


TODAY
NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
PATCHY FOG NEAR THE COAST THIS MORNING WITH VSBY OCCASIONALLY 1 NM
OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

THU NIGHT
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRI
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

SAT
W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
Notice posted on Tuesday, May 06, 2008

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.