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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:URGENT - Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:2/21/2012 7:43:38 AM

Port Arthur
Sabine/Neches Channel Closed due to FOG

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

AS OF 0415/21FEB11 THE SABINE PILOTS SUSPENDED SERVICE DUE TO DENSE FOG.
THERE ARE CURRENTLY 5 DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS WAITING FOR OUTBOUND
TRANSIT.

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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 0500-0100 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1030 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1100 Hrs
Chevron 0500-1100 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1200 Hrs
Total 0500-1230 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1330 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1400 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1430 Hrs
Chevron 0600-1430 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1530 Hrs
Total 0600-1530 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1600 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).

***

WEATHER

Forecast Discussion

Patchy fog this morning giving way to a partly cloudy sky by this
afternoon. Today's highs will reach the lower 70s with a southeast wind at
5-10 mph.

Wednesday and Thursday, partly sunny skies will develop thanks to an active
Sub-Tropical Jet Stream. A 20% coverage of light rain is expected. Lows
will be in the middle 50s with highs in the middle 70s. South to
southwesterly winds are forecasted.

Friday Morning, a cold front will sweep through Southeast Texas giving us a
50% coverage of rain. Sunny skies are expected to develop by afternoon.
Breezy north and northwesterly winds will filter a drier air mass into the
area. Lows will be in the lower 50s with highs in the middle 60s.

Saturday, more sun. Lows will be near 40 with highs in the lower 60s.
Northeasterly winds during the morning hours will turn back around to the
southeast as cold high pressure moves off.

Sunday, partly sunny skies are forecasted with a 20% coverage of light rain
by evening. Low will be in the upper 40s with highs in the upper 60s.
Breezy southeasterly winds are forecasted.

Monday, mostly cloudy skies are forecasted with a 30% coverage of rain.
Lows will be near 60 with highs in the middle 70s. Breezy south-
southeasterly winds are forecasted.
Notice posted on Tuesday, February 21, 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.