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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, September 07, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">AT THIS  TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">FOR INBOUND OR OUTBOUND TRANSIT THE 7TH.

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

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

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

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

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

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">125 ft Beam or over

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

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

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

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">          (INBOUND)

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">ExxonMobil                           0500-1130 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Oil Tanking                            0500-1200 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Sun Terminal                        0500-1230 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Chevron                                 0500-1230 Hrs

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

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Total                                       0500-1400 Hrs

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">         (OUTBOUND)

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif""> 

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">ExxonMobil                           0600-1500 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Oil Tanking                            0600-1530 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Sun Terminal                        0600-1600 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Chevron                                 0600-1600 Hrs

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

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Total                                       0600-1700 Hrs

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">Fina Anchorage                   0600-1730 Hrs

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

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

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">TERMINALS REQUIRING AIRDRAFT RESTRICTION:

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">PORT OF PORT ARTHUR

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">PABTEX/GLOBAL

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">PORT OF ORANGE

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">TOTAL

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">HUNTSMAN

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">OILTANKING-PT NECHES

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">UNOCAL/CHEVRON

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">OILTANKING-BEAUMONT

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">DUPONT

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">TEPPCO

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.

<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">PORT OF BEAUMONT

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

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">***

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<span-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif"">WEATHER:

Friday, hot and mainly dry weather conditions are again expected.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Saturday, a Canadian Cold front will bring a quick shot of showers and thunderstorms to the area during the afternoon hours so don't cancel your plans. The rains we do see should be out of the area by the kick off of the LU game.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Sunday through at least Tuesday, abundant sunshine is expected with delightful temperatures and very low humidity values.  Low temperatures may drop to record or near-record lows Monday and Tuesday while afternoon highs will only warm into the middle to upper 80s.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

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">  Clear, warm & humid with patchy morning fog.  Lows in the lower to middle 70s.  Winds: South 2-5 mph becoming Calm.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Triangle Friday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Partly cloudy, hot, humid with a 10% coverage of late afternoon/evening thunderstorms.  Highs in the middle 90s.  Winds: West turning South 3-8 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">

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Increasing cloudiness, becoming mostly cloudy, 40% coverage of rain and thunderstorms during the afternoon.  Low near: 74.  High near: 90.  Winds: West shifting North 5-14 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Sunday:  Sunny, low humidity.  Low near: 65.  High near: 86.  Winds: North-Northeast 5-10 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.  Record low: 60.  High near: 85.  Winds: Northeast turning Southeast 3-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Tuesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny, low humidity.  Near-Record Low: 63.  High near: 87.  Winds: East turning South 3-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Sunny.  Low near: 68.  High near: 89.  Winds: Northeast turning Southeast 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">  Partly cloudy, more humid.  Low near: 70.  High near: 90.  Winds: Northeast turning Southeast 3-12 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

 

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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.