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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, April 11, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

VESSEL TRAFFIC STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/11TH WITH ONE DAYLIGHT
VESSEL. TWO DAYLIGHT VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT
1000-1100/11TH. THE FIRST LNG VESSEL IS SCHEDULED TO START
INBOUND AT 1300/11TH GOING TO CHENIERE LNG.

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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.

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

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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

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WEATHER

Cold Front This Morning

The next cold front should move through this morning. It appears a few
showers or thunderstorms can be expected with the frontal passage with
the bulk of the activity staying to our north and northeast. Cooler and
drier air will filter in this evening and tonight.

Triangle Forecast...

Today.....A few morning showers. Highs near 80. Winds becoming NW 4-16
mph.

Tonight.....Decreasing cloudiness and cooler. Lows in the middle 50's.
Winds northwest 3-14 mph. No rain expected.

Marine Forecast for Friday.......

Winds......S/NW 5-18 knots....
Seas........4 feet.
Bays.......Choppy
Water temp......76.
Weather........Partly Cloudy. A few showers.

Outlook for Saturday......Winds NW 5-15 knots. Seas 2-3 feet. No rain
expected.

Sabine Pass Tides for Friday.....

Highs.......11:00 a.m.
Low.......none

Sunrise Friday...............6:55 A.M.
Sunset Friday................7:40 P.M.

There are no tropical cyclones at this time.
Notice posted on Friday, April 11, 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.