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SubjectDatePriority
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/29/2206/29/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 06/29/22 - NEWS - Union Pier contract draws private groans from developers, praise from ports agency06/29/2022 Normal
NHC MORNING UPDATE - CLIENTS IN BLIND COPY06/28/2022 Normal
NHC - UPDATE 27/PM06/27/2022 Normal
NHC - MORNNG UPDATE06/27/2022 Normal
NHC - MORNING UPDATE 06/26/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/24/2206/24/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/22/2206/22/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/22/2206/22/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 06/22/2206/22/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/17/2206/17/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 06/17/2206/17/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 06/15/2206/15/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/15/22 - NEWS - North Carolina State Ports Authority Executive Director Appointed to Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee06/15/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/10/2206/10/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 06/10/22 - NEWS - No end in sight to import growth at Port of Charleston06/10/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/10/2206/10/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/08/2206/08/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/08/2206/08/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/06/2206/06/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/06/2206/06/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 06/06/2206/06/2022 Normal
NHC -HURRICANE ALEX - LAST MESSAGE FROM THIS OFFICE06/05/2022 Normal
FW: TORM STRENGTH - CPH - ST SHIPPING - CP 16.05.22 - AMS FILING - Discharge 1st Savannah GA, 2nd Charleston / Pre-Arrival Info06/04/2022 Normal
NHC - UPDATE POSSIBLE STORM ONE - NO CHANGES OVERNIGHT06/04/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/03/2206/03/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/03/2206/03/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 06/03/2206/03/2022 Normal
TC 1 - NHC MORNING UPDATE06/03/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 06/02/2206/02/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/02/2206/02/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 06/02/22 - NEWS - North Carolina Ports #4 in North America, #49 in the World for Container Terminal Efficiency06/02/2022 Normal
NHC - MORNING UPDATE06/02/2022 Normal
HURRICANE SEASON STARTS TO DAY - WITH ACTIVITY06/01/2022 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Tuesday, June 21, 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:

BB - T/B INTEGRITY/650-4 ETA 2100/21ST
KMI4 - ARCTIC BLIZZARD - ETA 0915/23RD

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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:

Timeline halved for study of ship channel deepening
By David Slade
dslade@postandcourier.com
Tuesday, June 21, 2011


A crucial study on the feasibility of deepening the Charleston shipping
channel could be completed in just four years, or half the previous
estimate, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Charleston District commander
said Monday.

Lt. Col. Jason A. Kirk gave no specifics about what changed the timeline,
but said that after meetings in Washington, D.C., last week his agency
adopted an aggressive goal of completing the study by late 2015. He spoke
at a signing ceremony in Charleston that marked the beginning of the
channel-deepening study.

The State Ports Authority wants to see the channel dredged to a depth of
50 feet at low tide, to accommodate larger container ships. The official
channel depth is currently 45 feet, and going 5 feet deeper could take a
decade and cost about $310 million, the Corps has estimated.

The feasibility study that begins now, following Monday's contract-
signing between the Corps and the SPA, will look at what depth is
appropriate and what going deeper would mean for wildlife, drinking water
supplies and other considerations.

With both U.S. senators from South Carolina present along with hundreds
of guests at the ceremony, it was clear that many believe the launch of
the study will lead to the desired outcome, but questions remain.

The $300,000 committed so far -- $150,000 each from the federal
government and the SPA -- represents a fraction of the entire project
cost. The small amount of federal funding was crucial because it allowed
the study to begin, but that's just a start.

"We have to get this funding every year, for multiple years, to make this
a reality," said Jim Newsome, the SPA's chief executive officer.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., pledged that the state's delegation would
work across party lines, "Republicans and Democrats, Libertarians and
vegetarians," to assure additional funding for the port.

Fellow Republican Sen. Jim DeMint, whose opposition to congressional
earmarks has at times been seen as an impediment to obtaining funding for
the project, said he wants the port to win additional federal money
through a merit-based system that would rank port projects. Such a system
does not now exist.

"One way or another we'll have to find a way to do it without earmarks,"
DeMint said.

Related story
Port, Army Corps to begin harbor dredging study, published 6/20/11
Earmarks are the nickname for federal funding that members of Congress
insert into budgets, usually for projects in their districts, outside of
the usual review process. The "reconnaissance" phase of the channel-
deepening project, which concluded that deepening the channel could
produce $106 million in annual benefits to the nation, was funded with an
earmark,

Now, the feasibility study, and the availability of continuing federal
funding, will determine if the plan to deepen the channel moves forward.

The feasibility study had been estimated by the Corps to require five to
eight years, with six more years of work needed for design and
construction of the channel deepening, for a total timeline of 11 to 14
years. The new estimate calling for a four-year study brings the Corps'
timeline in synch with the 10-year estimates members of Congress have
been using.

Reach David Slade at 937-5552.

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CURRENT ISSUES:
06/21/11 - 1000 - SCSPA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
06/23/11 - 0818 - NAVOPS MEETING - HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
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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CURRENT HURRICANE STATUS - 4 - SEASONAL - NO STORMS EXPECTED

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Tides for Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) starting with June 21, 2011.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Tu 21 High 12:33 AM 5.3 6:12 AM Set 11:51 AM 74
21 Low 6:49 AM 0.3 8:31 PM
21 High 12:57 PM 4.8
21 Low 7:03 PM 0.9

W 22 High 1:17 AM 5.0 6:12 AM Rise 12:22 AM 65
22 Low 7:32 AM 0.4 8:31 PM Set 12:45 PM
22 High 1:46 PM 4.9
22 Low 7:55 PM 1.1

Th 23 High 2:02 AM 4.8 6:12 AM Rise 12:50 AM 55
23 Low 8:16 AM 0.4 8:31 PM Set 1:39 PM
23 High 2:35 PM 4.9
23 Low 8:50 PM 1.2

F 24 High 2:50 AM 4.6 6:13 AM Rise 1:19 AM 46
24 Low 9:01 AM 0.5 8:31 PM Set 2:33 PM
24 High 3:25 PM 5.1
24 Low 9:46 PM 1.2

Sa 25 High 3:40 AM 4.5 6:13 AM Rise 1:50 AM 37
25 Low 9:47 AM 0.4 8:31 PM Set 3:27 PM
25 High 4:16 PM 5.2
25 Low 10:41 PM 1.1

Su 26 High 4:31 AM 4.4 6:13 AM Rise 2:23 AM 28
26 Low 10:36 AM 0.4 8:32 PM Set 4:24 PM
26 High 5:05 PM 5.4
26 Low 11:34 PM 1.0

M 27 High 5:22 AM 4.4 6:14 AM Rise 3:01 AM 19
27 Low 11:24 AM 0.3 8:32 PM Set 5:21 PM
27 High 5:54 PM 5.6

Tu 28 Low 12:24 AM 0.8 6:14 AM Rise 3:43 AM 12
28 High 6:13 AM 4.5 8:32 PM Set 6:17 PM
28 Low 12:13 PM 0.1
28 High 6:41 PM 5.8

W 29 Low 1:11 AM 0.6 6:14 AM Rise 4:32 AM 6
29 High 7:01 AM 4.6 8:32 PM Set 7:12 PM
29 Low 1:00 PM 0.0
29 High 7:27 PM 6.0

Th 30 Low 1:56 AM 0.4 6:15 AM Rise 5:28 AM 2
30 High 7:49 AM 4.7 8:32 PM Set 8:04 PM
30 Low 1:47 PM -0.2
30 High 8:12 PM 6.1

F 1 Low 2:40 AM 0.2 6:15 AM Rise 6:28 AM 0
1 High 8:35 AM 4.8 8:32 PM Set 8:52 PM
1 Low 2:34 PM -0.3
1 High 8:55 PM 6.2

Sa 2 Low 3:23 AM 0.0 6:16 AM Rise 7:32 AM 0
2 High 9:21 AM 4.9 8:32 PM Set 9:35 PM
2 Low 3:21 PM -0.3
2 High 9:39 PM 6.2

Su 3 Low 4:07 AM -0.1 6:16 AM Rise 8:38 AM 2
3 High 10:08 AM 5.0 8:32 PM Set 10:14 PM
3 Low 4:10 PM -0.3
3 High 10:23 PM 6.2

M 4 Low 4:52 AM -0.2 6:16 AM Rise 9:44 AM 7
4 High 10:56 AM 5.2 8:32 PM Set 10:51 PM
4 Low 5:01 PM -0.2
4 High 11:09 PM 6.1
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
500 AM EDT TUE JUN 21 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.
ANZ088-211500-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N OUT TO 32N 73W TO 31N 74W
500 AM EDT TUE JUN 21 2011

TODAY
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT E OF 1000 FM 10 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
AREAS OF SMOKE.

TONIGHT AND WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WED NIGHT THROUGH SAT
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS W OF 76W WED NIGHT.


Notice posted on Tuesday, June 21, 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.