Skip to main content

Port Arthur

Go Search
All Ports
Port Arthur
PTA Calendar
  
Port Arthur > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Monday, April 16, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/16TH WITH TWO
DAYLIGHT VESSELS. TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED TO
START INBOUND 1000-1100/16TH.

*************************************************************************

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.


(INBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0500-1100 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1130 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1200 Hrs
Unocal 0500-1200 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1300 Hrs
Total 0500-1330 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1430 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1500 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1530 Hrs
Unocal 0600-1530 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1630 Hrs
Total 0600-1630 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1700 Hrs

***********************
RIVER DRAFT:MAX.40FT FW.
***********************
AIRDRAFT :MAX. 136FT AT 40FT FW.(THREE BRIDGES)
*************************************************

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

WEATHER:


Slightly Warmer..........

Northerly winds will give way to southerly winds late today. Gradual
increase of moisture will slowly increase today. Another cold front
expected to push through our area late Tuesday. This front will generate
a 50 percent coverage of showers and thunderstorms possible. Only
slightly cooler temperatures behind this system.

Triangle Forecast.....

Today.....Sunny and nice. Highs in the middle 70's. Winds northerly
shifting south 3-15 mph. No rain expected.

Tonight.....Mostly fair. Low in the lower to middle 50's. Winds light and
southerly. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Monday.....

Winds......N/S 4-16 knots.

Seas.......2-4 feet.

Bays.......Sl. choppy.

Water temp......65.

Weather........Sunny and nice. No rain expected.

Outlook for Tuesday.....Winds sE 6-18 knots. Seas 3-4 feet. Thunderstorms
late.

Sabine Pass Tides for today.....

High.........2:13 P.M.

Lows.........9:58 A.M. and 9:28 P.M.
Notice posted on Monday, April 16, 2007

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.