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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 15, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:2/15/2012 8:30:36 AM

Port Arthur
Sabine/Neches Daily Update

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND AT 0600/15TH. ONE
DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT APPROX
1030/15TH.

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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 is expected to be an active day weather wise as Southeast Texas is
under a Slight Risk for severe weather. A 90% coverage of heavy rain and
thunderstorms is forecasted. Highs will range from the upper 60s to lower
70s. Windy south to southeasterly winds are forecasted.

Thursday, partly cloudy skies are expected with mild temperatures. Lows
will be in the lower 50s with highs in the upper 60s. Northerly winds are
expected behind the front.

Friday, skies will become mostly cloudy with a 30% coverage of rain during
the afternoon. Lows will be in near 50 with highs in the lower 60s.
Northeasterly winds are forecasted.

Saturday could be cold AND wet thanks to low pressure in the NW Gulf of
Mexico. The low will sling rainfall our way. At this point, a 50%
coverage of rain is expected. Lows will be in lower 50s with highs
struggling to get to 60. Windy northerly winds are forecasted.

Partly cloudy skies return to the area Sunday with cool temperatures. Lows
will be near 40 with highs near 60. Northerly winds can be expected.

Increasing cloudiness is forecasted by Monday ahead of another upper-level
disturbance. Lows will be in the middle 40s with highs in the middle 60s.
South to southeasterly winds are forecasted.

By Tuesday, another upper-level disturbance will bring a 20% coverage of
rain and possibly thunderstorms to the area. Lows will be in the mid 50s
with highs near 70. Breezy southerly winds are forecasted.
Notice posted on Wednesday, February 15, 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.