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SubjectDatePriority
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/29/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/29/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **FOG**02/29/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/28/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/27/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/24/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed by USCG02/24/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/23/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **FOG**02/23/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/22/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/22/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **FOG**02/22/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/22/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/21/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/21/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches **Updated Daylight Restriction**02/20/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/17/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/16/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **FOG**02/16/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/15/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/15/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/14/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/14/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/13/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/10/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/09/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/08/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/07/2012 Normal
Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/06/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/04/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **FOG**02/04/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/03/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/03/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **FOG**02/03/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/02/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **FOG**02/02/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/02/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/02/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **Channel Open**02/01/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Update **FOG**02/01/2012 Normal
URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG02/01/2012 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:2/8/2012 8:22:20 AM

Port Arthur
Sabine/Neches Daily Update

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED INBOUND TRANSIT 0500/8TH. ONE
DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND TRANSIT AFTERNOON
8TH.

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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

***

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).

***

WEATHER

Forecast Discussion

Seasonal temperatures again today. High clouds will once again stream
across the East Texas skies giving us some filtered sunshine. Highs will
reach the lower 60s this afternoon.

By Thursday, with an active jet stream over the region, partly sunny skies
will continue. No rainfall is expected. Lows will be in the lower 40s
with highs in the near 60. Light northeasterly winds are forecasted.

Friday, another cold front will sweep through the area during the afternoon
hours with a 20-30% coverage of light rain. Mostly cloudy skies are
forecasted. Lows will be in the 40s with highs near 60. Northeasterly
winds will again shift back to the north with the front.

Saturday looks great with partly cloudy skies and low humidity. Lows will
be in the lower 40s with highs in the lower 60s. North to northeasterly
winds are forecasted.

Sunday, skies will once again become partly sunny. A 20% coverage of light
rain is forecasted by evening. Lows will be near 40 with highs in the mid
50s. Breezy northeast to easterly winds are forecasted.

Monday, an upper-level disturbance is expected to move across the region.
This will generate a 50% coverage of rain in Southeast Texas with cloudy
skies. Lows will be in the lower 40s with highs in the mid 50s. Breezy
northeasterly to easterly winds are forecasted.

Tuesday, a warm front is expected to lift northward out of the Gulf of
Mexico. This will bring partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies and a 20%
coverage of light rain and fog to Southeast Texas. Lows will be near 50
with highs in the upper 60s. Breezy east to southeasterly winds are
forecasted.

Short Term Forecast

Southern Southeast Texas Today: Partly cloudy, cool. Winds: N 3-12 mph.
Notice posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

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.