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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Thursday, November 29, 2012
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT

AT 0600/29TH.  ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED

FOR INBOUND TRANSIT APPROX 1200/29TH.

 

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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:

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

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Another mild afternoon for Southeast Texas today.  Highs will reach the upper 60s with mostly sunny skies.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Tonight temperatures will not be as cold.  Look for lows only in the 40s with partly cloudy skies. 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Friday through Sunday will bring warm and dry conditions across the area.  Highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s this weekend with partly cloudy skies.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Early next week a cold front stalls out over Southeast Texas Monday and Tuesday giving us a chance for some scattered rain.

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, dry and mild. High: 69.  Winds: E 4-9 mph.

Triangle Tonight: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Partly cloudy. Low: 48.  Winds: SE 2-6 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">: Partly cloudy, 10% chance of a shower. Low: 48 High: 72.  Winds: SE 5-11 mph.

Saturday: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Partly cloudy. Warmer and more humid. Low: 57 High: 75.  Winds: SE 6-16 mph.

Sunday: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Partly Cloudy. Warmer and muggy. Low: 59 high: 76.  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Winds: SSE 4-12 mph.

Monday: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Mostly cloudy, warm and humid. 20% chance of showers. Low: 61 high: 78.  Winds: S 6-16 mph.

Tuesday: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Mostly cloudy, 40% chance of showers/storms.  Low: 62 High: 72. Winds: S/N 6-17 mph.

Wednesday: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Mostly sunny, cooler and drier.  Low: 49 High: 67.  Winds: NE 5- 12 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 29, 2012

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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.