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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Thursday, November 15, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:

P<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES:

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ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED TO START INBOUND

TRANSIT AT 0900/15TH.  AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED

VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND TRANSIT THE 15TH.

 

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<span-family:"Courier New"">Vessels that meet one of the following

<span-family:"Courier New"">criteria are considered daylight restricted.

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<span-family:"Courier New"">85,000 Dead Weight or over

<span-family:"Courier New"">875 ft Length Over All or over

<span-family:"Courier New"">125 ft Beam or over

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<span-family:"Courier New"">Please find the following updated daylight restriction times

<span-family:"Courier New"">from the Sabine Pilots for the Sabine/Neches Channel. 

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<span-family:"Courier New"">          (INBOUND)

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<span-family:"Courier New"">ExxonMobil          0500-0930 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Oil Tanking         0500-1000 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0500-1030 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Chevron             0500-1030 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0500-1130 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Total               0500-1200 Hrs

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<span-family:"Courier New"">         (OUTBOUND)

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<span-family:"Courier New"">ExxonMobil          0600-1300 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Oil Tanking         0600-1330 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0600-1400 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Chevron             0600-1400 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0600-1500 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Total               0600-1500 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Fina Anchorage      0600-1530 Hrs

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<span-family:"Courier New"">CHANNEL DRAFT:MAX.40FT FW.

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<span-family:"Courier New"">AIRDRAFT   :MAX. 136FT AT 40FT FW.(THREE BRIDGES)

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<span-family:"Courier New"">TERMINALS REQUIRING AIRDRAFT RESTRICTION:

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<span-family:"Courier New"">PORT OF PORT ARTHUR

<span-family:"Courier New"">PABTEX/GLOBAL

<span-family:"Courier New"">PORT OF ORANGE

<span-family:"Courier New"">TOTAL

<span-family:"Courier New"">HUNTSMAN

<span-family:"Courier New"">OILTANKING-PT NECHES

<span-family:"Courier New"">UNOCAL/CHEVRON

<span-family:"Courier New"">OILTANKING-BEAUMONT

<span-family:"Courier New"">DUPONT

<span-family:"Courier New"">TEPPCO

<span-family:"Courier New"">EXXONMOBIL REFIN. AND CHEMICAL.

<span-family:"Courier New"">PORT OF BEAUMONT

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<span-family:"Courier New"">U.S.C.G ADVISORIES:

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<span-family:"Courier New"">YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1

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<span-family:"Courier New"">USCG – clarification re salvage and marine firefighting

<span-family:"Courier New"">The US Coast Guard issued a clarification regarding its salvage and marine

<span-family:"Courier New"">firefighting requirements for vessel response plans (VRPs) for oil. On

<span-family:"Courier New"">September 3, the agency announced that the Office of Management and Budget

<span-family:"Courier New"">(OMB) had approved the collection of information associated with those

<span-family:"Courier New"">requirements. The announcement also indicated that the requirement would be

<span-family:"Courier New"">enforced beginning September 3. The Coast Guard has now clarified that the

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">salvage and marine firefighting regulations come into force. 75 Fed. Reg.

<span-family:"Courier New"">55973 (September 15, 2010).

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<span-family:"Courier New"">WEATHER:

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Lots of sunshine today.  Temperatures remain below normal for this time of year in the middle 60s this afternoon.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Tonight will be cold again with lows dropping into the 30s and clear skies.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">The forecast remains dry through the weekend with afternoon highs getting back into the 70s by Sunday.  Overnight lows will dip into the 30s until Sunday morning when will only fall back in the 40s.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Our next chance for rain will Monday and Tuesday of next week as a weak upper-level disturbance slides across the area.  Rain chances stay pretty low with this weather system.

Short-term Forecast<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626"> 

Triangle Today:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly sunny, pleasant.  Highs in the middle 60s.  Winds: North-Northeast 4-10 mph.

Triangle Tonight:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Clear and cold.  Lows in the upper 30s.  Winds: North to Northeast 2-7 mph.

Extended Forecast<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">        

Friday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Sunny, pleasant.  Low near: 37.  High near: 67.  Winds: North-Northeast 4-12 mph.

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Sunny, warmer.  Low near: 39.  High near: 69.  Winds: Northeast to East 3-10 mph.

Sunday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly sunny during the morning hours becoming partly sunny during the afternoon, warmer.  Low near: 42.  High near: 71.  Winds: Northeast early turning Southeast during the afternoon 3-10.

Monday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly cloudy, 20% coverage of showers.  Low near: 48.  High near: 73.  Winds: South-Southeast 5-12 mph.

Tuesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly cloudy, 30% coverage of showers/storms.  Low near: 57.  High near: 74.  Winds: South shifting Northwest 5-14 mph.

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly sunny.  Low near: 51.  High near: 70.  Winds: North 3-110 mph.

 

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Best Regards,

Andy Collins, Operations Manager

Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies, Inc.

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Notice posted on Thursday, November 15, 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.