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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 17, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:2/17/2012 8:30:57 AM

Port Arthur
Sabine/Neches Daily Update

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

CHANNEL TRAFFIC IS MOVING NORMAL THIS MORNING. NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED
VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND OR OUTBOUND TRANSIT THE 17TH.

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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

Keep your umbrellas handy and rain gear close today and Saturday...

Today, 60% coverage of rain. Otherwise, cloudy with highs in the lower
60s. Breezy north to northeasterly winds.

Low pressure will develop and move towards Southeast Texas along a stalled
front in the NW Gulf of Mexico Saturday Morning. This will generate a 100%
coverage of heavy rainfall across Southeast Texas. A flood watch has been
posted for the area tonight into Saturday morning. The rains will likely
move out during the afternoon hours Saturday. Lows will be in the middle
50s with highs in the middle 60s. Windy Northeasterly winds will turn
towards the north.

Sunny skies and cool temperatures are forecasted Sunday. Lows will be in
the lower 40s with highs in the lower 60s. Light northerly winds are
expected.

Monday, increasing cloudiness is expected. Lows will be in the mid 40s
with highs in the middle 60s. East to southeasterly winds are forecasted.

Tuesday, cloudy skies are forecasted with an 40% coverage of rain and
thunderstorms thanks to another Pacific Cold Front. Lows will be in the
upper 50s with highs in the mid 60s. Southeasterly winds will shift
towards the north towards evening.

Wednesday will be partly cloudy and warm. Lows will be near 50 with highs
near 70. North winds will swing around to the southwest.

Thursday, warmer still with partly cloudy skies. Lows will be in the mid
50s with highs in the mid 70s. Southwesterly winds will shift back around
to the northwest with the next cold front.
Notice posted on Friday, February 17, 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.