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 (Channel Closed from Chevron to ExxonMobil)
Date:Monday, April 07, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

AS OF 0607/7TH THE CHANNEL CLOSED FROM CHEVRON TO EXXONMOBIL
DUE TO DENSE FOG. THE PILOTS ARE ON BOARD THE ONE DAYLIGHT
VESSEL AT CHEVRON WAITING FOR THE FOG TO CLEAR TO COMMENCE
OUTBOUND TRANSIT. ONE DAYLIGHT VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND
TRANSIT TIME NOT CONFIRMED YET.

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

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 of March 9th 1hr has been added to the inbound and outbound
times.

(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

Much Cooler Tonight....

Look for lows in the 40's most areas tonight behind the latest front.
Much warmer next week though as southerly winds return.

Triangle Forecast...

Tonight.....Clear with lows in the upper 40's. Light Winds.

Sunday.....Mostly sunny. Highs in the middle 70's. Winds E/SE at 3-15
mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Sunday.......

Winds......E/SE 3-15 knots....
Seas........2-3 feet.
Bays.......slightly choppy
Water temp......73.
Weather........Mostly sunny. No rain expected.

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

Sabine Pass Tides for Sunday.....

Highs.......4:33 a.m. and 2:44 p.m.
Lows.......11:00 a.m. and 7:38 p.m.

Sunrise Sunday...............7:00 A.M.
Sunset Sunday................7:38 P.M.

There are no tropical cyclones at this time.
Notice posted on Monday, April 07, 2008

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.