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SubjectDatePriority
Sabine Pilot Service Suspended to "SB" & "29/30" Buoys11/30/2006 Normal
Sabine Pilot Service Suspended to "SB" Buoy11/30/2006 Normal
11/30/2006 Normal
11/29/2006 Normal
11/28/2006 Normal
Sabine/Neches Channel Update11/27/2006 Normal
USCG ADVISOR- LIMITED DRAFT SABINE BANK CHANNEL11/27/2006 Normal
Sabine/Neches Channel Update11/26/2006 Normal
USCG MISB Sabine/Neches Channel 11/25/2006 Normal
11/22/2006 Normal
11/21/2006 Normal
11/20/2006 Normal
11/17/2006 Normal
11/16/2006 Normal
11/15/2006 Normal
11/14/2006 Normal
11/13/2006 Normal
11/10/2006 Normal
11/09/2006 Normal
11/08/2006 Normal
11/07/2006 Normal
CHANNEL REOPENS-0740/6TH11/06/2006 Normal
CHANNEL OPEN/0740-6TH11/06/2006 Normal
11/06/2006 Normal
11/03/2006 Normal
11/02/2006 Normal
11/01/2006 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:
Date:Thursday, November 30, 2006
Priority:Normal
Notice:Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

*PILOT
TRAFFIC:
ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/30TH WITH THREE DAYLIGHT
VESSELS. ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL IS SCHEDULED TO SAIL 0800/30TH.
ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT 1130/30TH.


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.


AS PER THE SABINE PILOTS,
STARTING OCTOBER.29, 2006

(INBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0500-0930 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1000 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1030 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1030 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1130 Hrs
Total 0500-1200 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1300 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1330 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1400 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1400 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1500 Hrs
Total 0600-1500 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1530 Hrs



SUNRISE:0653
SUNSET :1716

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RIVER DRAFT:MAX.40FT FW.
***********************
AIRDRAFT :MAX. 136FT AT 40FT FW.(THREE BRIDGES)
*************************************************
*TIDAL
CONDITIONS:
HIGH TIDES: 1153/30th 2033/30th
LOW TIDES : 1756/30th

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

***
TERMINALS REQUIRING AIRDRAFT RESTRICTION:

PORT OF PORT ARTHUR
PABTEX/GLOBAL
PORT OF ORANGE
TOTAL
HUNTSMAN
MOTIVA-PT NECHES
UNOCAL/CHEVRON
OIL TANKING
DUPONT
TEPPCO
EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.
PORT OF BEAUMONT


***

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

QUOTE
BASED ON THE 11-25-2006 CORPS STUDY THE SABINE PILOTS WILL RESUME
40' FW DRAFT TRANSITS. ALL CONCERNED SHOULD VIEW THE SURVEY FOR
UNDERKEEL CLEARANCE.
DRAFTS WILL BE LIMITED ACCORDING TO FRONTAL WEATHER AND LOW TIDE WHEN
DEEMED NECESSARY. PLEASE DO NOT QUESTION THE SABINE PILOT OFFICE ABOUT
UNDERKEEL CLEARANCES.

REGARDS
SABINE PILOTS

"Unquote"



*WEATHER:

Today......90% CHANCE OF RAIN - HIGH 70 DROPPING INTO THE 50'S
BY AFTERNOON - TONIGHTS LOW -30.

*MARINE
FORECAST:

Winds......SOUTH/SOUTWEST AT 6 TO 22 KNOTS.
SHIFTING 20 TO 40 KNOTS.
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THIS EVENING.

Seas.......3 - 4 FEET.

(FRIDAY) NORTH 12-32 KNOTS SEAS 5 TO 7'.





Notice posted on Thursday, November 30, 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.