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 Port Updates

SubjectDatePriority
10/31/2006 Normal
10/30/2006 Normal
UPDATED -DAYLIGHT RESTRICTION TIMES-PORT ARTHUR/BEAUMONT10/28/2006 Normal
10/27/2006 Normal
10/26/2006 Normal
10/25/2006 Normal
10/24/2006 Normal
10/23/2006 Normal
10/20/2006 Normal
10/19/2006 Normal
SABINE/NECHES CHANNEL OPENED / 1300-18th10/18/2006 Normal
SABINE / NECHES CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO FOG./0200-18th10/18/2006 Normal
SABINE/NECHES CHANNEL OPENED / 0730-17th10/17/2006 Normal
SABINE/NECHES WATERWAY CLOSED DUE TO DENSE FOG.10/17/2006 Normal
PILOT SERVICE WAS SUSPENDED /1340 & 1715/15th10/16/2006 Normal
(SABINE/NECHES CHANNEL OPEN)10/13/2006 Normal
(SABINE/NECHES CHANNEL OPEN)10/12/2006 Normal
(SABINE/NECHES CHANNEL OPEN)10/11/2006 Normal
10/10/2006 Normal
10/06/2006 Normal
10/05/2006 Normal
10/04/2006 Normal
10/03/2006 Normal
10/02/2006 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:SABINE/NECHES WATERWAY CLOSED DUE TO DENSE FOG.
Date:Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Priority:Normal
Notice:Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

*PILOT
TRAFFIC:
ADVISORIES:

AT 0430/17TH "SB" AND 29/30 BUOY RE-OPENED AND THE SABINE/NECHES WATERWAY
CLOSED DUE TO DENSE FOG. VESSEL TRAFFIC IS SCHEDULED TO START OUTBOUND
WHEN THE FOG CLEARS AND WILL BE OUTBOUND ONLY FOR TODAY.

NO DAYLIGHT TRAFFIC WILL INBOUND TODAY.


Updated Daylight Restriction Times From The
Sabine Pilots For The Sabine/Neches Channel.
(REVISED) (09/01/06)

Vessels that meet one of the following
criteria are considered daylight restricted.

85,000 Dead Weight or over
875 ft Length Over All or over
125 ft Beam or over

Please find the following updated daylight restriction times from the
Sabine Pilots for the Sabine/Neches Channel.

UPDATED TIMES OCT.10

(INBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0500-1030 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1100 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1130 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1130 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1230 Hrs
Total 0500-1300 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1400 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1430 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1500 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1500 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1600 Hrs
Total 0600-1600 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1630 Hrs


The next change is expected late October.


Will revert with updates as provided by the Sabine Pilots.


SUNRISE:0718
SUNSET :1843

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RIVER DRAFT:MAX.40FT FW.
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AIRDRAFT :MAX. 136FT AT 40FT FW.(THREE BRIDGES)
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*TIDAL
CONDITIONS:
HIGH TIDES: 1202/17th
LOW TIDES : 0901/17th & 2003/17th

PLEASE NOTE:TIDAL CONDITIONS HAVE
LITTLE OR NO EFFECT TO DRAFT.

***
TERMINALS REQUIRING AIRDRAFT RESTRICTION:
PORT OF PORT ARTHUR & BEAUMONT/ATOFINA/HUNTSMAN
MOTIVA-PT NECHES/UNOCAL/OIL TANKING/DUPONT/TEPPCO
EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.
***

*U.S.C.G
ADVISORIES:
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1


*WEATHER:

Today......PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20% CHANCE OF RAIN
HIGH 88 LOW 76

*MARINE
FORECAST:

Winds......SOUTH/SOUTHWEST AT 12-25 knots.

Seas.......4 TO 7 Feet.



Notice posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2006

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.