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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:Friday, February 10, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:2/10/2012 8:04:10 AM

Port Arthur
Sabine/Neches Daily Update

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT 0700/10TH. AT
THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND
TRANSIT THE 10TH.

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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

Today, a cold front will drive through Southeast Texas with a 70% coverage
of rain. Temperatures will hold in the 50s. Northerly winds are
forecasted.

Saturday, sunny skies. Lows will be near 40 with highs in the lower 50s.
Breezy north-northeasterly winds are forecasted.

Sunday Morning, freezing temperatures are possible. Mostly sunny skies are
expected with highs in the mid 50s. Northeasterly winds will turn towards
the east.

Monday, an upper-level disturbance will generate a 60% coverage of light
rain during the afternoon hours. Lows will be in the lower 40s with highs
in the upper 50s. Westerly winds will shift towards the north.

Tuesday will be sunny and warm. Lows will be in the lower 50s with highs
in the near 70. Light northerly winds are forecasted.

Wednesday, a warm front will lift northward out of the Gulf of Mexico
greatly increasing humidity levels. Partly sunny skies are forecasted.
Lows will be in the mid 50s with fog. Highs will warm into the lower 70s.
Northeasterly winds will turn towards the southeast.

Thursday, another disturbance will swing through the area with a 90%
coverage light rain during the afternoon hours. Lows will be in the upper
50s with highs in the middle 60s. Breezy southeasterly winds are
forecasted.

Short Term Forecast

Southern Southeast Texas Today: 70% coverage of rain, chilly. Winds: N-NW
3-12 mph.
Notice posted on Friday, February 10, 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.