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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, April 20, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/20TH WITH TWO
DAYLIGHT VESSELS. AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT VESSELS
ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT THE 20TH.

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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

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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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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

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

WEATHER:

Spring Weekend.......

Dry weather is in place for the next few days as the main storm track
moves further to the north. By around Tuesday night or Wednesday a few
showers and thunderstorms might return to our area.
Temperatures will be a little warmer into early next week.

Triangle Forecast.....

Today......Partly cloudy. Highs near 80. Winds southeasterly 6-18 mph. No
rain expected.

Tonight....Partly cloudy. Lows near 60. Winds southeasterly 2-8 mph. No
rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Friday.....

Winds......SE 6-16 knots.

Seas.......2-3 feet.

Bays.......slightly choppy.

Water temp......69.

Weather........Partly cloudy. No rain expected.

Outlook for Saturday.....Winds S/SE 6-18 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides for Friday.....

High.........7:54 A.M.

Low..........none

Sunrise Friday.......6:44

Sunset Friday........7:46
Notice posted on Friday, April 20, 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.