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SubjectDatePriority
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/31/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/30/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/27/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/26/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/25/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/24/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/23/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/20/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/19/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/18/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/17/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/16/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/13/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/12/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/11/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/10/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/09/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/06/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/05/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/04/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/03/2012 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update07/02/2012 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Shipping Notice from Moran Shipping - Port Arthur - Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Monday, April 09, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:4/9/2012 10:04:16 AM

Port Arthur
Sabine/Neches Daily Update

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL SAILED OUTBOUND 0600/09TH. AT THIS TIME,
NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT THE 9TH.

MAY 3RD - 6TH THE PORT NECHES RIVERFEST WILL BE TAKING PLACE
NEAR PORT NECHES PARK. THERE WILL BE CHANNEL CLOSURES DURING
THE WEEKEND FOR BOAT RACES. THE CLOSURE TIMES WILL BE ADVISED
AS THE EVENT GETS CLOSER. THE TERMINALS AFFECTED BY THIS WILL
BE OILTANKING PORT NECHES, CHEVRON, SUN, OILTANKING BEAUMONT,
MARTIN, EXXONMOBIL AND THE PORT OF BEAUMONT.

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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 0500-1100 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0500-1130 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0500-1200 Hrs
Chevron 0500-1200 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0500-1300 Hrs
Total 0500-1330 Hrs

(OUTBOUND)

ExxonMobil 0600-1430 Hrs
Oil Tanking 0600-1500 Hrs
Sun Terminal 0600-1530 Hrs
Chevron 0600-1530 Hrs
Motiva Pt. Neches 0600-1630 Hrs
Total 0600-1630 Hrs
Fina Anchorage 0600-1700 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

Fog and low cloudiness this morning. High pressure building in this
afternoon will give us partly cloudy skies. Temperatures will warm into
the middle 80s.
Good Friday, mostly sunny skies are expected with lower humidity and warm
temperatures. Lows will be in the lower 60s with highs in the lower 80s.
Saturday will be a great day for family gatherings as mostly sunny skies
are again expected. Lows will be near 60 with highs near 80. Light
east to southeasterly winds are forecasted.
Easter Sunday, mostly cloudy skies are expected during the morning hours
with skies becoming partly cloudy to partly sunny during the afternoon
hours. Lows will be in the upper 50s with highs near 80. Winds will be
northeaster during the morning hours with winds becoming southwesterly
during the afternoon.
Monday, a 20% coverage of showers is expected across Southeast Texas with
partly cloudy skies. Lows will be in the upper 50s with highs near 80.
North-northwesterly winds are anticipated.
Tuesday, sunny skies, low humidity and cooler temperatures are expected
as high pressure builds over the area. Lows will be in the upper 50s
with highs in the middle 70s. North-northwesterly winds are forecasted.
Wednesday, mostly sunny and cool. Lows near 60 with highs near 75.
Light northeasterly winds early will turn towards the south late.


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Best Regards,

Vick Butler, Vessel Manager
Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies, Inc.

Please reply to our Group Email Address (pta@moranshipping.com) on ALL
messages to this office
Notice posted on Monday, April 09, 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.