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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update **Updated Daylight Restriction**
Date:Monday, November 07, 2011
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

A DEAD TOW VESSEL IS SCHEDULED TO LEAVE THE PORT OF BEAUMONT
AT 0700/7TH. DEPENDING ON HOW WELL THIS GOES WILL DETERMINE
IF ANY DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS WILL INBOUND TODAY. THERE
ARE THREE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND
TRANSIT THE 7TH.

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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 0500-0930 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1000 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1030 Hrs
Chevron 0500-1030 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1130 Hrs
Total 0500-1200 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1300 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1330 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1400 Hrs
Chevron 0600-1400 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1500 Hrs
Total 0600-1500 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1530 Hrs

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CHANNEL 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
OILTANKING-PT NECHES
UNOCAL/CHEVRON
OILTANKING-BEAUMONT
DUPONT
TEPPCO
EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.
PORT OF BEAUMONT

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

USCG – clarification re salvage and marine firefighting
The US Coast Guard issued a clarification regarding its salvage and marine
firefighting requirements for vessel response plans (VRPs) for oil. On
September 3, the agency announced that the Office of Management and Budget
(OMB) had approved the collection of information associated with those
requirements. The announcement also indicated that the requirement would be
enforced beginning September 3. The Coast Guard has now clarified that the
information collection will be enforced as of February 22, 2011, when the
salvage and marine firefighting regulations come into force. 75 Fed. Reg.
55973 (September 15, 2010).

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WEATHER

Forecast Discussion

Mostly cloudy skies today with a 30% chance for a few scattered rain
showers. Highs today climb to around 80 with a southeast wind at 10-15
mph.

A cold front arrives late Tuesday and we'll see an 70% coverage of showers
and a few storms. Some activity may spill over into early Wednesday
morning.

Behind the front temperatures drop and skies clear out on Wednesday.
Morning lows by Friday drop into the upper 30s.

Short Term Forecast

Triangle Today: Mostly cloudy. 30% chance of a few showers. High near:
80. Winds: SE 5-15 mph.

Triangle Tonight: Cloudy, warm and humid. Low near: 70. Winds: SE 10-15
mph.

Lakes Today: Mostly cloudy, 20% chance of showers. High near: 81. Winds:
SE 5-15 mph.

Lakes Tonight: Mostly cloudy, humid. Low near: 67. Winds: SE 5-15 mph.
Notice posted on Monday, November 07, 2011

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.