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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Monday, April 23, 2007
Priority:Normal
Notice:
Current security level)
YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/23RD WITH ONE
DAYLIGHT VESSEL. TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED
FOR INBOUND TRANSIT THE 23RD.

ON OR ABOUT MAY 15-17 THE SABINE/NECHES CHANNEL WILL BE
CLOSED 6-8 HRS TO ALLOW THE RIG "NEPTUNE" TO SAIL OUTBOUND.

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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:

Dry Weather Continues....

No rain is expected through at least Mondayas high pressure moves slowly
to the east. This high will continue to bring us onshore windflow for the
next few days keeping our temperatures on the warm side.

The next risk for showers and thunderstorms will likely be around
Wednesday as an upper level disturbance approaches from the west.

Triangle Forecast.....

Tonight....Partly cloudy. Lows in the Low to mid60's. Winds southeasterly
2-8 mph. No rain expected.

Sunday.....Partly Cloudy with highs around 80. SE winds 5-18 mph.


Marine Forecast for Sunday.......

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

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

Bays.......slightly choppy.

Water temp......73.

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

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

Sabine Pass Tides for Sunday.....

High.........10:40 A.M.

Low..........1:40 A.M.

Sunset Sunday......7:47

Sunrise Sunday.....6:42
Notice posted on Monday, April 23, 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.