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Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Monday, June 27, 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:

HESS - ELKA GLORY - ETA 1100/27TH
KMI4 - EASTERN POWER - IN ETD 1300/28TH
KMI4 - VELOPOULA - ETA 1300/28TH
KMI4 / HESS - TORM HELLERUP - ETA 1800/28TH ETB 0400/29TH


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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:
06/29/11 - 1830 - PROPELLER CLUB HARBOR CRUISE

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
07/12/11 - COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTAGE MEETING
07/19/11 - SCSPA BOARD MEETING
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 23, 2011.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

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

Tu 5 Low 5:37 AM -0.3 6:17 AM Rise 10:50 AM 14
5 High 11:48 AM 5.3 8:31 PM Set 11:25 PM
5 Low 5:54 PM -0.1
5 High 11:57 PM 5.9

W 6 Low 6:26 AM -0.4 6:17 AM Rise 11:55 AM 23
6 High 12:43 PM 5.5 8:31 PM
6 Low 6:52 PM 0.1

Th 7 High 12:49 AM 5.6 6:18 AM Set 12:00 AM 34
7 Low 7:16 AM -0.4 8:31 PM Rise 1:01 PM
7 High 1:42 PM 5.6
7 Low 7:53 PM 0.2

F 8 High 1:45 AM 5.4 6:18 AM Set 12:36 AM 45
8 Low 8:11 AM -0.3 8:31 PM Rise 2:07 PM
8 High 2:43 PM 5.8
8 Low 8:57 PM 0.3

Sa 9 High 2:43 AM 5.2 6:19 AM Set 1:15 AM 57
9 Low 9:08 AM -0.3 8:31 PM Rise 3:14 PM
9 High 3:44 PM 5.9
9 Low 10:02 PM 0.3

Su 10 High 3:45 AM 5.0 6:19 AM Set 1:57 AM 68
10 Low 10:08 AM -0.3 8:30 PM Rise 4:20 PM
10 High 4:46 PM 6.1
10 Low 11:05 PM 0.3

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST

Synopsis...ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THE
WEEK WHILE A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST...THEN STALLS THROUGH
MID WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS FROM THE NORTH LATE IN THE WEEK.
Today...SW winds 10 kt...becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Isolated showers and tstms late.

Tonight...S winds 15 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt late. Seas 2 to 3
ft...building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Isolated showers and tstms.

Tue...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and tstms.

Tue Night...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and
tstms.

Wed...SW winds 10 to 15 kt... Diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft... Subsiding to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and tstms.

Wed Night...SW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming N after midnight. Seas 2 to 3
ft. A chance of showers and tstms in the evening...then a slight chance of
showers and tstms after midnight.

Thu...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft... Building to 3 to 4 ft. A
chance of showers and tstms.

Fri...E winds 10 kt...becoming SE. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to 2 to 3 ft.
A slight chance of showers and tstms.
Notice posted on Monday, June 27, 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.