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SubjectDatePriority
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/31/1801/31/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/31/1801/31/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/29/1801/29/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/29/1801/29/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/29/1801/29/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/26/18 - SOME TERMINAL RESTRICTIONS UPDATED01/26/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/26/18 - SOME TERMINAL RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN UPDATED01/26/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/26/18 - SOME TERMINAL RESTRICTIONS UPDATED01/26/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/25/1801/25/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/25/1801/25/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/25/1801/25/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/23/1801/23/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/23/1801/23/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/23/18 =NEWS= GPA surpasses 4M TEUs - Harbor deepening funds more important than ever01/23/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/18/1801/18/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/18/1801/18/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/18/1801/18/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/16/1801/16/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/16/1801/16/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/16/1801/16/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/15/1801/15/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/15/1801/15/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/15/1801/15/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/12/18 - NC officials, environmentalists concerned over offshore drilling plan01/12/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/12/1801/12/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/12/1801/12/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/11/1801/11/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 01/11/1801/11/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Thursday, June 02, 2011
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:

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 43'00 MLW - tide neede for anything deeper than
43'01" 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
Veterans Terminal 35' MLW tidal restricted
Nucor - Max draft 25'00 (movements daylight & tidal restricted), Max LOA
550', 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

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VESSEL TRAFFIC:

BP - HANOVER TRADER - ETA 1200/4TH

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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:
Design Team Unveils Preliminary Concepts for New Charleston Cruise
Terminal at Union Pier

Charleston, SC – The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) and its
design team today presented to the public the Preliminary Concept Plan
for the Port of Charleston’s new cruise terminal, which will serve as the
catalyst to transform more than 60 acres of waterfront property in
downtown Charleston.

The plan serves to remake and reconnect what is currently an industrial
site back into the fabric of downtown Charleston by removing of nearly
one mile of chain link fences, the addition of city streets – including
the re-establishment of Concord Street through the site – and by
utilizing materials, lighting, design elements and landscaping contextual
and consistent with the rest of the peninsula.

Shifting cruise north on Union Pier will not only deliver a world-class
passenger terminal that fits contextually in Charleston, it will remove
cargo operations from the lower peninsula and allow the balance of the
site – about 35 acres of waterfront property – to be redeveloped and
knitted into the rest of the city.

“This dramatically reduces the industrial footprint on the lower
peninsula and gives new life to what is currently a blighted area,” said
Jim Newsome, president and CEO of the SCSPA. “The key to unlocking these
great opportunities is the new passenger terminal at the north end of the
property.”

The plan covers the look and feel of the terminal building and
surrounding area, logistics within the terminal footprint, and,
importantly, responds to the public input received from numerous meetings
with community members and neighborhood groups. The full presentation
from the meeting, which includes a sketch site plan and terminal
rendering, is available online at www.UnionPierPlan.com.

“The Preliminary Concept Plan is in direct response to the extremely
helpful community input we have received,” said Newsome. “The community
has shared their excitement about the possibilities related to the new
terminal and its surroundings. Our world-class design team has translated
those suggestions into a plan that delivers what the community wants to
see.”

Thom Penney, president of local architecture firm LS3P, which is part of
the design team, presented the preliminary concept plan. “Our
preliminary concepts offer so many benefits and demonstrate our
consideration of the public’s interests and desires,” Penney said. “The
before-and-after for the entire area is quite compelling.”

The public’s comments centered on three main areas: circulation and
parking, connecting the terminal to the surrounding area, and the design
of the building itself.

Vehicle Circulation & Parking

Vehicle circulation will be greatly improved with the new terminal, which
will be located on the northern end of the Union Pier property at the
site of an existing warehouse. While today embarking cruise guests are
ushered through several different checkpoints before boarding the ship,
at the new site, passengers will have only one stop – the terminal’s main
entrance. This entrance will be on the terminal’s southern side at the
direct suggestion of public input to ease traffic flow and other impacts.
Parking areas adjacent to the terminal will be attractively landscaped.
Additionally, Concord Street will be re-established through the terminal
site in the first phase, and the existing street closure during
embarkation goes away.

Connecting the Terminal to its Surroundings

Providing a seamless transition from the terminal’s footprint to the city
was another priority. In order to establish this connection, about 5,000
feet of barbed-wire fencing currently running along the perimeter of the
terminal will be removed and replaced with attractive landscaping to
reduce the industrial feel of the area. Appropriate lighting will also
connect the terminal to its surroundings. Up to 11 high-mast, 80-foot-
tall light poles will be removed and replaced with appropriate, low-level
street lamps.

The Building’s Design

Finally, the public asked that the building’s design be contextual to
Charleston, present a low profile while being visually interesting,
connect to Charleston’s maritime history and incorporate materials and
inspirations relevant to Charleston. By removing a skirting around the
existing building that gives the building an appearance much bigger than
it is, nearly 28,000 square feet of roof space is removed to reveal the
building’s walls. This reduces the perceived volume of the building by
about a third.

Drawing inspirations from elements around Charleston – south-facing
porches, architectural elements like louvers and water features, native
plants and building materials like tabby and white siding – the new
terminal’s look reflects the unique qualities of the city.

Summary benefits of the Preliminary Concept Plan include:

· A contextual building that fits in and connects to Charleston
· A landscaped edge, instead of fences
· True Charleston streets and sidewalks
· Appropriate low-level lighting rather than tall industrial lights
· Native plantings and attractive landscaping
· Building materials and elements consistent with and inspired by
Charleston
· Opportunity to tell the history of Charleston
· Re-opening of Concord Street through the terminal site and
elimination of Washington/Concord street closure
· An extension of Society Street toward the water
· Dedicated space for a park around the Bennett Rice Mill façade
· Connection to the waterfront and incredible waterfront vistas
· Public access to and through the site

Later this summer, the design team plans to present the final design of
the terminal to the public. Conversion of the existing building is slated
to begin in fourth quarter 2011, with the new terminal facility opening
in late 2012. Following that, the SCSPA will be able to turn attention to
the master plan for redeveloping the southern portion of the Union Pier
property.

The public is encouraged to submit feedback and comments throughout the
design process. Created with extensive public involvement, the Union Pier
Concept Plan can be seen at www.UnionPierPlan.com, where the public can
also provide input.



About the South Carolina State Ports Authority

The South Carolina State Ports Authority, established by the state's
General Assembly in 1942, owns and operates public seaport facilities in
Charleston and Georgetown, handling international commerce valued at more
than $50 billion annually while receiving no direct taxpayer subsidy. An
economic development engine for the state, port operations facilitate
260,800 jobs across South Carolina and nearly $45 billion in economic
activity each year. For more information, visit www.scspa.com.


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CURRENT ISSUES:

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
06/14/11 - 1700 - COMMISSIONER OF PILOTS MEETING
06/17/11 - 0900 - MARITIME ASSOCIATION GOLF TOURNAMENT
06/23/11 - 0818 - NAVOPS MEETING - HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS
08/03/11 - 0830 - MARSEC 3 TRAINING EXCERCISE
2018 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1

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HURRICANE STATUS - LEVEL 4 - NO STORMS EXPECTED

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

1. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY HAS DIMINISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH A
WEAKENING SURFACE TROUGH OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO.
THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...NEAR 0 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A
TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS IT MOVES WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD
AT 25 MPH.

2. A LARGE AREA OF CLOUDINESS AND SHOWERS OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN AND WEST-
CENTRAL CARIBBEAN SEA IS ASSOCIATED WITH A SURFACE TROUGH. ANY
DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BE SLOW TO OCCUR AS IT REMAINS
NEARLY STATIONARY. ALTHOUGH THERE IS ONLY A LOW CHANCE...10 PERCENT...OF
THIS SYSTEM BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS...ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TO BECOME MORE FAVORABLE
FOR DEVELOPMENT AFTER THAT TIME.

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

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with June 2, 2011.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Th 2 Low 3:05 AM 0.3 6:12 AM Rise 6:42 AM 0
2 High 9:01 AM 4.7 8:23 PM Set 9:21 PM
2 Low 2:56 PM 0.0
2 High 9:16 PM 6.1

F 3 Low 3:46 AM 0.2 6:12 AM Rise 7:39 AM 1
3 High 9:42 AM 4.7 8:24 PM Set 10:11 PM
3 Low 3:39 PM -0.1
3 High 9:56 PM 6.1

Sa 4 Low 4:28 AM 0.2 6:12 AM Rise 8:40 AM 4
4 High 10:24 AM 4.7 8:24 PM Set 10:56 PM
4 Low 4:24 PM 0.0
4 High 10:38 PM 6.0

Su 5 Low 5:12 AM 0.1 6:12 AM Rise 9:43 AM 9
5 High 11:10 AM 4.8 8:25 PM Set 11:36 PM
5 Low 5:13 PM 0.0
5 High 11:23 PM 5.9

M 6 Low 5:57 AM 0.1 6:11 AM Rise 10:47 AM 17
6 High 12:00 PM 4.9 8:25 PM
6 Low 6:05 PM 0.1

Tu 7 High 12:12 AM 5.8 6:11 AM Set 12:13 AM 26
7 Low 6:46 AM 0.0 8:26 PM Rise 11:52 AM
7 High 12:55 PM 5.0
7 Low 7:03 PM 0.2

W 8 High 1:05 AM 5.7 6:11 AM Set 12:48 AM 36
8 Low 7:38 AM -0.1 8:26 PM Rise 12:57 PM
8 High 1:55 PM 5.3
8 Low 8:05 PM 0.3

Th 9 High 2:02 AM 5.5 6:11 AM Set 1:23 AM 47
9 Low 8:33 AM -0.2 8:27 PM Rise 2:02 PM
9 High 2:57 PM 5.5
9 Low 9:11 PM 0.3

F 10 High 3:01 AM 5.3 6:11 AM Set 1:57 AM 59
10 Low 9:30 AM -0.3 8:27 PM Rise 3:08 PM
10 High 3:59 PM 5.8
10 Low 10:17 PM 0.2

Sa 11 High 4:03 AM 5.2 6:11 AM Set 2:34 AM 70
11 Low 10:28 AM -0.4 8:28 PM Rise 4:15 PM
11 High 5:00 PM 6.1
11 Low 11:20 PM 0.1

Su 12 High 5:04 AM 5.1 6:11 AM Set 3:15 AM 80
12 Low 11:26 AM -0.5 8:28 PM Rise 5:24 PM
12 High 5:59 PM 6.4

M 13 Low 12:20 AM -0.1 6:11 AM Set 4:01 AM 88
13 High 6:04 AM 5.1 8:28 PM Rise 6:32 PM
13 Low 12:22 PM -0.6
13 High 6:56 PM 6.5

Tu 14 Low 1:17 AM -0.3 6:11 AM Set 4:53 AM 94
14 High 7:02 AM 5.1 8:29 PM Rise 7:36 PM
14 Low 1:17 PM -0.6
14 High 7:50 PM 6.6

W 15 Low 2:10 AM -0.4 6:11 AM Set 5:50 AM 98
15 High 7:58 AM 5.1 8:29 PM Rise 8:35 PM
15 Low 2:10 PM -0.6
15 High 8:42 PM 6.6



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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT THU JUN 2 2011
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.
ANZ088-021500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT THU JUN 2 2011

TODAY THROUGH FRI NIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2
TO 4 FT.

SAT
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...EXCEPT FAR E PART N 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.

SUN
WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT.

MON
WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.



Notice posted on Thursday, June 02, 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.