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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, April 12, 2013

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

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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          0500-1100 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Oil Tanking         0500-1130 Hrs

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

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0500-1300 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Total               0500-1330 Hrs

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

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<span-family:"Courier New"">ExxonMobil          0600-1430 Hrs

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0600-1530 Hrs

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0600-1630 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Total               0600-1630 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Fina Anchorage      0600-1700 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"">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-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#1F497D;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">The effects of Sequestration will be felt in most US ports

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#1F497D;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">through the elimination of overtime by CBP.  Restrictions differ

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#1F497D;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">from port to port.  Individual Moran offices will provide updates

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#1F497D;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">via Daily emails along with updating Masters via pre arrival messages.

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#1F497D;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the local

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<span-family:"Courier New"">CBP in Beaumont/Port Arthur has been working a modified rotating

<span-family:"Courier New"">schedule for several years and the effects of Sequestration are

<span-family:"Courier New"">expected to be minimal.  We will advise any details that will have

<span-family:"Courier New"">potential impact to delay a port call.

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

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<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Very pleasant weather for your Friday.  Lots of sun with mild temperatures.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">The weekend forecast is looking good with one exception.  A quick moving weather system could bring a few showers early on Sunday.  Early next week will be dry with warm temperatures in the 80s.   Another cold front will bring us some scattered rain by next Thursday.

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, warmer.  Highs in the mid 70s.  Winds: East 4-11 mph.

Triangle Tonight:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly clear, chilly.  Lows near 50.  Winds: East 2-7 mph becoming Calm.

Lakes Today: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626"> Mostly sunny, warmer.  High near: 75.  Winds: Northeast 2-7 mph.

Lakes Tonight:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly clear, chilly.  Lows in the upper 40s.  Winds: East 2-6 mph.

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

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly sunny, warmer.  Low near: 50.  High near: 78.  Winds: East turning Southeast 6-18 mph.

Sunday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  30% coverage of rain early, becoming mostly sunny during the afternoon.  Low near: 61.  High near: 79.  Winds: Variable 5-16 mph.

Monday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly cloudy, breezy, warm and humid with a 10% coverage of light rain.  Low near: 66.  High near: 81.  Winds: South 6-18 mph.

Tuesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly sunny, breezy, warm and humid with a 10% coverage of light rain.  Low near: 68.  High near: 83.  Winds: South to Southeast 6-24 mph.

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly sunny, warm, breezy and humid with a 10% coverage of showers.  Low near: 70.  High near: 84.  Winds: South-Southeast 8-28 mph.

Thursday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Cloudy, 40% coverage of rain and thunderstorms.  Low near: 712.  High near: 78.  Winds: South shifting North 6-22 mph.


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Andy Collins, Operations Manager

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Notice posted on Friday, April 12, 2013

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.