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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, September 14, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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TWO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black"> STARTED<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black"> INBOUND<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black"> <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">TRANSIT AT <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">

0500/14TH<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">.  ONE<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black"> DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">

OUTBOUND TRANSIT<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black"> AFTERNOON 14TH.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Franklin Gothic Medium","sans-serif";color:black">

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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

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

<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:

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

<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"">***

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

On Friday, we'll have a 50% chance for more rainfall in the forecast with highs into the 80's.  Friday night football games might be affected with some rain. <span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

A weak cool front will march towards SE Texas this weekend and wash out early next week. We'll continue to have a 40% chance of rainfall thru the weekend.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Some more scattered rain Monday, and then we'll have a return to drier and cooler conditions next week.<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 Today:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">  Mostly cloudy, warm & humid, 50% coverage of showers/storms.  Highs in the middle to upper 80s.  Winds: East to Southeast 6-12 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Triangle Tonight:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">  Partly cloudy, 30% coverage of showers.  Lows in the lower 70s.  Winds: Southeast to East 4-9 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">

Friday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">  Mostly cloudy, warm & humid, 50% coverage of showers.  Low near: 73. High near: 88.  Winds: E 3-12 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">  Mostly cloudy, warm & humid, 40% coverage of showers.  Low near: 72.  High near: 88.  Winds: East 5-10 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Sunday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">  Mostly cloudy, 40% coverage of showers/storms.  Low near: 71.  High near: 85.  Winds: NE 4-12 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Monday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">  Mostly cloudy, 30% chance of rain showers, lower humidity.  Low near: 70.  High near: 85.  Winds: NE 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:#5A5A5A">  Partly cloudy, 20% chance of rain.  Low near: 69.  High near: 86.  Winds: E 3-8 mph.<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#5A5A5A">  Partly cloudy, warm & not as humid.  Low near: 71.  High near: 87.  Winds: South-Southeast 5-12 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.