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SubjectDatePriority
UPDATE TO PORT DAILY UPDATE - WEEK END DEAD TOW ANNOUNCEMENT09/28/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/28/1209/28/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/28/1209/28/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/28/1209/28/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/27/1209/27/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/27/1209/27/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/27/1209/27/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/26/1209/26/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/26/1209/26/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/25/1209/25/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/1209/25/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/25/1209/25/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/1209/24/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/24/1209/24/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/24/1209/24/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1209/21/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/21/1209/21/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/21/1209/21/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/1209/20/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/20/1209/20/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/20/1209/20/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/19/1209/19/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/19/1209/19/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/19/1209/19/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/18/12 - NEWS - Charleston harbor deepening hot topic at trade conference09/18/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/18/1209/18/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/18/1209/18/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/17/1209/17/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/17/1209/17/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/17/12 --NEWS-N.C. ports could feel the effects of Longshoremen strike09/17/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/1209/14/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/14/1209/14/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/14/1209/14/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/13/1209/13/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/13/1209/13/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/13/1209/13/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/11/1209/11/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1209/11/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/11/1209/11/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/10/1209/10/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/10/1209/10/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/10/1209/10/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/07/1209/07/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/07/1209/07/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/07/1209/07/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/06/1209/06/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/06/1209/06/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/06/1209/06/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/05/1209/05/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/05/1209/05/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/05/1209/05/2012 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 9/04/1209/04/2012 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/04/1209/04/2012 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 09/04/1209/04/2012 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON SC DAILY PORT UPDATE
Date:Wednesday, September 28, 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 - BOW KISO - ETA 1800/30
MINERVA ANNA - ETA 10/1/11
BOW RIYAD - ETA 10/4/11
ENERGY PIONEER - ETA 10/6/11

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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:
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 DEPRESSION OPHELIA ADVISORY NUMBER 23
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL162011
500 AM AST WED SEP 28 2011

...OPHELIA MEANDERING EAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.6N 60.0W
ABOUT 205 MI...330 KM E OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6
KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES
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TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE ADVISORY NUMBER 17
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172011
500 AM AST WED SEP 28 2011

...PHILIPPE MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.5N 38.0W
ABOUT 930 MI...1495 KM W OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 12
MPH...19 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


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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 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

W 5 High 3:05 AM 5.2 7:17 AM Set 1:20 AM 58
5 Low 9:20 AM 0.9 7:00 PM Rise 3:22 PM
5 High 3:54 PM 5.9
5 Low 10:05 PM 1.0

Th 6 High 4:06 AM 5.3 7:17 AM Set 2:20 AM 67
6 Low 10:22 AM 0.9 6:58 PM Rise 3:57 PM
6 High 4:49 PM 5.9
6 Low 10:58 PM 0.9

F 7 High 5:02 AM 5.4 7:18 AM Set 3:17 AM 76
7 Low 11:19 AM 0.9 6:57 PM Rise 4:29 PM
7 High 5:39 PM 5.9
7 Low 11:47 PM 0.8

Sa 8 High 5:53 AM 5.6 7:19 AM Set 4:13 AM 84
8 Low 12:10 PM 0.8 6:56 PM Rise 4:58 PM
8 High 6:24 PM 5.9

Su 9 Low 12:31 AM 0.6 7:19 AM Set 5:08 AM 90
9 High 6:38 AM 5.8 6:55 PM Rise 5:27 PM
9 Low 12:57 PM 0.7
9 High 7:05 PM 5.8

M 10 Low 1:12 AM 0.5 7:20 AM Set 6:01 AM 95
10 High 7:20 AM 6.0 6:53 PM Rise 5:56 PM
10 Low 1:40 PM 0.7
10 High 7:45 PM 5.8

Tu 11 Low 1:50 AM 0.5 7:21 AM Set 6:55 AM 98
11 High 8:00 AM 6.1 6:52 PM Rise 6:26 PM
11 Low 2:20 PM 0.7
11 High 8:23 PM 5.7

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OFFSHORE WEATHER FORECAST:

Synopsis...A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LINGER NEAR THE AREA UNTIL A
STRONG COLD FRONT ADVANCES THROUGH THE WATERS LATE THIS WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL THEN PREVAIL THIS WEEKEND INTO NEXT WEEK.
Today...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 kt...then becoming S 10 to 15
kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Isolated showers and tstms.

Tonight...S winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft...subsiding to
2 to 3 ft after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms.

Thu...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers and
tstms.

Thu Night...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Seas 2 ft.

Fri...W winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming SW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft.

Fri Night...SW winds 10 to 15 kt...becoming NW 15 to 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sun...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sun Night...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Notice posted on Wednesday, September 28, 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.