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SubjectDatePriority
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/29/22 - PORT IS CLOSED-ZULU09/29/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/28/22 - PORT MOVEMENTS ARE RESTRICTED, ANTICIPATED CLOSED TONIGHT09/29/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/29/22 - PORT IS CLOSED - ZULU09/29/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/28/22 - PORT IN CONDITION X-RAY-CLOSED TO INCOMING VESSELS09/28/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/26/2209/26/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/26/2209/26/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/26/2209/26/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/22/2209/22/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/222/2209/22/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/2209/20/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/2209/20/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/16/2209/16/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/16/22 - NEWS - Georgia Ports statement on rail agreement09/16/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/16/2209/16/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/2209/14/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/2209/14/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/14/2209/14/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/12/2209/12/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/12/2209/12/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/12/22 - BUCKEYE DRAFT UPDATED09/12/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/08/2209/08/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/08/2209/08/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/06/2209/06/2022 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2209/01/2022 Normal
CHARLESTON - PORT DAILY UPDATE - 09/01/2209/01/2022 Normal
SAVANNAH - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/01/2209/01/2022 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, September 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
Wando Terminal - Max draft 43'00 MLW - tide needed 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:

KMI4 - BRIDGET KNUTSEN - ETA 9/25/11
MINERVA ANNA - ETA 9/28/11
BOW FLOWER - ETA 10/3/11

BP - TUG INTEGRITY & 650-4 - IN ETD 1300/21ST

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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:

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
09/20/11 - 1145 - CWIT LUNCHEON
09/21/11 - 0815 - MASC Board meeting
09/22/11 - 0815 - NavOps meeting
09/23/11 - 1030 - CHS TRAFFIC AND TRANS CLUB GOLF TOURN. AT STONO FERRY
10/06/22 - PM - BBQ AND BLUEGRASS SOCIAL
10/20/11 - 1800 - CWIT ANNUAL AUCTION
11/15/11 - TBA - PROPELLER CLUB - STATE OF THE PORT DINNER
2018 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE STATUS - 4 TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA ADVISORY NUMBER 2
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL162011
500 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2011

...OPHELIA MOVING WESTWARD OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.7N 41.8W
ABOUT 1370 MI...2205 KM E OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20
KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES
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1. A SMALL AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LOCATED ABOUT 225 MILES EAST OF THE
NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS IS PRODUCING DISORGANIZED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY. UPPER-LEVEL WINDS ARE NOT FAVORABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF THIS
SYSTEM...HOWEVER THIS LOW COULD BRING A BRIEF PERIOD OF RAINFALL AND GUSTY
WINDS TO PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS TODAY AS IT MOVES
WESTWARD AT 15 TO 20 MPH.
THIS SYSTEM HAS A LOW CHANCE...NEAR 0 PERCENT...OF BECOMING A TROPICAL
CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.



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

W 21 High 2:24 AM 4.8 7:07 AM Rise 12:44 AM 47
21 Low 8:36 AM 1.0 7:18 PM Set 3:10 PM
21 High 3:00 PM 5.7
21 Low 9:32 PM 1.4

Th 22 High 3:28 AM 4.9 7:08 AM Rise 1:44 AM 36
22 Low 9:40 AM 0.8 7:17 PM Set 3:53 PM
22 High 4:01 PM 5.9
22 Low 10:31 PM 1.1

F 23 High 4:30 AM 5.2 7:08 AM Rise 2:47 AM 26
23 Low 10:43 AM 0.5 7:16 PM Set 4:34 PM
23 High 5:00 PM 6.1
23 Low 11:27 PM 0.7

Sa 24 High 5:29 AM 5.6 7:09 AM Rise 3:53 AM 17
24 Low 11:44 AM 0.2 7:14 PM Set 5:12 PM
24 High 5:55 PM 6.4

Su 25 Low 12:20 AM 0.3 7:10 AM Rise 5:00 AM 9
25 High 6:26 AM 6.1 7:13 PM Set 5:50 PM
25 Low 12:41 PM -0.1
25 High 6:48 PM 6.6

M 26 Low 1:10 AM -0.1 7:10 AM Rise 6:09 AM 3
26 High 7:19 AM 6.5 7:11 PM Set 6:27 PM
26 Low 1:36 PM -0.4
26 High 7:39 PM 6.6

Tu 27 Low 1:58 AM -0.4 7:11 AM Rise 7:19 AM 0
27 High 8:12 AM 6.9 7:10 PM Set 7:06 PM
27 Low 2:30 PM -0.5
27 High 8:30 PM 6.6

W 28 Low 2:47 AM -0.5 7:12 AM Rise 8:30 AM 0
28 High 9:05 AM 7.1 7:09 PM Set 7:47 PM
28 Low 3:23 PM -0.5
28 High 9:20 PM 6.5

Th 29 Low 3:36 AM -0.5 7:12 AM Rise 9:42 AM 2
29 High 9:58 AM 7.1 7:07 PM Set 8:33 PM
29 Low 4:16 PM -0.3
29 High 10:11 PM 6.3

F 30 Low 4:26 AM -0.4 7:13 AM Rise 10:53 AM 8
30 High 10:53 AM 7.0 7:06 PM Set 9:23 PM
30 Low 5:10 PM 0.0
30 High 11:04 PM 6.0

Sa 1 Low 5:18 AM -0.2 7:14 AM Rise 12:00 PM 16
1 High 11:50 AM 6.8 7:05 PM Set 10:19 PM
1 Low 6:06 PM 0.3

Su 2 High 12:00 AM 5.7 7:14 AM Rise 1:01 PM 25
2 Low 6:13 AM 0.1 7:04 PM Set 11:18 PM
2 High 12:50 PM 6.5
2 Low 7:05 PM 0.6

M 3 High 12:59 AM 5.5 7:15 AM Rise 1:55 PM 36
3 Low 7:12 AM 0.5 7:02 PM
3 High 1:52 PM 6.3
3 Low 8:05 PM 0.8

Tu 4 High 2:02 AM 5.3 7:16 AM Set 12:19 AM 47
4 Low 8:15 AM 0.7 7:01 PM Rise 2:41 PM
4 High 2:55 PM 6.1
4 Low 9:06 PM 1.0

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OFFSHORE WEATHER FORECAST:

Today...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Showers and tstms likely.

Tonight...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Thu...S winds 5 kt...becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers
and tstms likely in the morning... Then a chance of showers and tstms in
the afternoon.

Thu Night...E winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SE after midnight. Seas 3 to 4
ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Fri...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Fri Night...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. A
chance of tstms in the evening...then isolated tstms after midnight.

Sat...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sat Night...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sun...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sun Night...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers
and tstms.
Notice posted on Wednesday, September 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.