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SubjectDatePriority
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1812/28/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1812/28/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/28/1812/28/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/27/1812/27/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/27/1812/27/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/27/1812/27/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/26/1812/26/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/26/1812/26/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/26/1812/26/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1812/18/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1812/18/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/18/1812/18/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1812/17/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1812/17/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/17/1812/17/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/14/1812/14/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/14/1812/14/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/1812/12/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/18 =NEWS ARTICLE - Did drilling off NC coast just move one step closer?12/12/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/12/1812/12/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1812/11/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1812/11/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/11/1812/11/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/10/1812/10/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/10/18 12/10/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/10/1812/10/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/07/1812/07/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/07/1812/07/2018 Normal
CHARLESTON, SC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/03/18 - RIGHT WHALE REGULATIONS INCLUDED12/03/2018 Normal
WILMINGTON, NC - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/03/18 - RIGHT WHALE REGULATIONS INCLUDED12/03/2018 Normal
SAVANNAH, GA - DAILY PORT UPDATE - 12/03/18 - RIGHT WHALE INFORMATION CONTAINED12/03/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:CHARLESTON PORT UPDATE - Corps of Engineers seeks input on harbor dredging
Date:Monday, December 12, 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'
Pier J Max Draft 30 FT
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 - PETROCHEM SUPPLIER - ETA 12/14
HISTRIA TIGER - ETA 12/17/11
METIS - ETA 12/29/11

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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: (12/12/11) Corps of Engineers seeks input on harbor
dredging

Monday, December 12, 2011

The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting and workshop
Tuesday as part of its study of the possible environmental effects of
deepening Charleston Harbor. It will be held 5:30-8 p.m. at The Citadel's
Mark Clark Hall.

"In order to consider the potential impacts, public participation early
and often is an important part of the process," the Corps of Engineers
said in a statement.

The State Ports Authority has said it needs to deepen the harbor's
shipping channel to 50 feet from 45 feet so it can accommodate a wave of
huge container ships entering the commercial fleet.

The Army Corps will be reviewing several alternatives in the feasibility
study and will focus on three main areas for each alternative:
engineering, economics and the environment. The review takes into account
if the project can be done, what must be done to make it safe and what
the cost will be.

Environmental issues to address include, but are not limited to: air,
surface water, groundwater, sediment, fish habitats, endangered species,
shoreline changes, and cultural and historical resources.

Participants will be able to interact with members of the study team and
discuss issues related to the deepening review. They also can submit
written comments, electronic comments and verbal comments through a court
report.


The Corps of Engineers' Charleston District is charged with preparing a
draft environmental impact statement for the dredging study.

The study will cost about $18 million to $20 million.

The corps said it has maintained Charleston Harbor for more than 130
years and spends $10 million to $15 million annually to ensure the
shipping channel is at the required federal project depth.
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CURRENT ISSUES: 12/13/11 - TBA - 101 PORT SECURITY AWARENESS CLASS
12/13/11 - TBA PUBLIC HEARING ON THE HARBOR DEEPENING - MARK CLARK HALL
12/13 – 1700 – MONTHLY PILOT COMMISSION MEETING
12/15/11 - PM - PROPELLER CLUB - PORT HOLIDAY PARTY


FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
12/20 – 1000 – MONTHLY SCSPA MEETING

1/17/12 – 1145 – CWIT monthly luncheon
1/26/12 - 0815 - NAV OPS MEETING
2/10/12 - ANNUAL PORT MEETING
2018 - ETA FOR NEW CHARLESTON PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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SECURITY LEVEL: MARSEC 1
CURRENT HURRICANE STATUS - 5 / OFF SEASON

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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


M 12 Low 2:23 AM 0.0 7:13 AM Set 8:45 AM 98
12 High 8:40 AM 6.0 5:14 PM Rise 7:21 PM
12 Low 3:06 PM 0.3
12 High 9:02 PM 4.8

Tu 13 Low 3:04 AM 0.0 7:13 AM Set 9:27 AM 94
13 High 9:18 AM 5.9 5:14 PM Rise 8:21 PM
13 Low 3:46 PM 0.3
13 High 9:41 PM 4.8

W 14 Low 3:48 AM 0.0 7:14 AM Set 10:06 AM 89
14 High 9:57 AM 5.8 5:15 PM Rise 9:23 PM
14 Low 4:28 PM 0.2
14 High 10:25 PM 4.9

Th 15 Low 4:36 AM 0.1 7:15 AM Set 10:42 AM 82
15 High 10:41 AM 5.7 5:15 PM Rise 10:25 PM
15 Low 5:13 PM 0.2
15 High 11:15 PM 5.0

F 16 Low 5:30 AM 0.2 7:15 AM Set 11:17 AM 73
16 High 11:31 AM 5.6 5:15 PM Rise 11:28 PM
16 Low 6:02 PM 0.1

Sa 17 High 12:11 AM 5.1 7:16 AM Set 11:51 AM 62
17 Low 6:29 AM 0.3 5:16 PM
17 High 12:25 PM 5.4
17 Low 6:56 PM 0.1

Su 18 High 1:14 AM 5.3 7:16 AM Rise 12:32 AM 51
18 Low 7:34 AM 0.3 5:16 PM Set 12:26 PM
18 High 1:26 PM 5.2
18 Low 7:55 PM -0.1

M 19 High 2:19 AM 5.5 7:17 AM Rise 1:37 AM 40
19 Low 8:41 AM 0.3 5:17 PM Set 1:04 PM
19 High 2:29 PM 5.1
19 Low 8:55 PM -0.2

Tu 20 High 3:25 AM 5.8 7:17 AM Rise 2:44 AM 29
20 Low 9:47 AM 0.1 5:17 PM Set 1:46 PM
20 High 3:33 PM 5.1
20 Low 9:56 PM -0.4

W 21 High 4:28 AM 6.1 7:18 AM Rise 3:53 AM 19
21 Low 10:50 AM -0.1 5:18 PM Set 2:33 PM
21 High 4:36 PM 5.1
21 Low 10:55 PM -0.6

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MARINE WEATHER: Coastal waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach
SC out 20 nm (AMZ350) Mobile Weather Information

Last Update: 324 AM EST MON DEC 12 2011

Hazardous marine condition(s):


Small Craft Advisory


Synopsis...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NORTH OF THE WATERS WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH MID WEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN LATE WEEK AND MOVE OFFSHORE.

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Today...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. A chance of showers early
this morning...then showers likely late this morning. A chance of showers
this afternoon.

Tonight...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft
late. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

Tue...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Tue Night...NE winds 5 to 10 kt...increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.

Wed...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Wed Night...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Thu...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Fri...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Fri Night...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.




Notice posted on Monday, December 12, 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.