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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:

P<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">ILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED INBOUND AT 0500/4th.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">

TWO<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND

TRANSIT APPROX 1200/4TH.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">

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<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Vessels that meet one of the following

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">criteria are considered daylight restricted.

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">85,000 Dead Weight or over

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">875 ft Length Over All or over

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">125 ft Beam or over

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Please find the following updated daylight restriction times

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">from the Sabine Pilots for the Sabine/Neches Channel. 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">          (INBOUND)

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">ExxonMobil                  0500-1130 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Oil Tanking                    0500-1200 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Sun Terminal                 0500-1230 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Chevron                        0500-1230 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Motiva Pt. Neches         0500-1330 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Total                             0500-1400 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">         (OUTBOUND)

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">ExxonMobil                  0600-1500 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Oil Tanking                    0600-1530 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Sun Terminal                 0600-1600 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Chevron                        0600-1600 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Motiva Pt. Neches         0600-1700 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Total                             0600-1700 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Fina Anchorage             0600-1730 Hrs

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">     

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">***********************

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">CHANNEL DRAFT:MAX.40FT FW.

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">***********************

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">AIRDRAFT   :MAX. 136FT AT 40FT FW.(THREE BRIDGES)

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<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">TERMINALS REQUIRING AIRDRAFT RESTRICTION:

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">PORT OF PORT ARTHUR

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">PABTEX/GLOBAL

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">PORT OF ORANGE

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">TOTAL

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">HUNTSMAN

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">OILTANKING-PT NECHES

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">UNOCAL/CHEVRON

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">OILTANKING-BEAUMONT

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">DUPONT

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">TEPPCO

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">PORT OF BEAUMONT

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<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">***

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">U.S.C.G ADVISORIES:

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">   

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">USCG – clarification re salvage and marine firefighting

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">The US Coast Guard issued a clarification regarding its salvage and marine

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">firefighting requirements for vessel response plans (VRPs) for oil. On

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">September 3, the agency announced that the Office of Management and Budget

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">(OMB) had approved the collection of information associated with those

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">requirements. The announcement also indicated that the requirement would be

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">enforced beginning September 3. The Coast Guard has now clarified that the

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">information collection will be enforced as of February 22, 2011, when the

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">salvage and marine firefighting regulations come into force. 75 Fed. Reg.

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">55973 (September 15, 2010).

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<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">***

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">WEATHER:

Short-term Forecast <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Triangle Tonight:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Mostly clear, warm & humid with patchy morning fog.  Lows in the middle to upper 70s.  Winds: South to Southwest 3-8 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Triangle Tuesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Mostly sunny, hot, humid and dry.  Highs in the 90.  Winds: Southwest to South 3-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Extended Forecast        <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny, hot, humid and dry.  Low near: 75.  High near: 94.  Winds: Southwest to South 3-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Thursday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Mostly sunny to partly cloudy, hot, humid with a 20% coverage of afternoon/evening thunderstorms.  Low near: 74.  High near: 94. Winds: Southwest to South 3-8 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Friday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Partly cloudy, hot, humid with a 20% coverage of afternoon/evening thunderstorms.  Low near: 74.  High near: 95.  Winds: Southwest to South 3-8 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Partly sunny, 50% coverage of rain and thunderstorms.  Low near: 74.  High near: 88.  Winds: West shifting North 3-12 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Sunday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny, low humidity.  Low near: 67.  High near: 89.  Winds: North to Northeast 3-8 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Monday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny, low humidity.  Low near: 63.  High near: 90.  Winds: Variable becoming South 3-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

 

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