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SubjectDatePriority
Sabine/Neches Daily Update04/30/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PATCHY FOG**04/29/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update04/26/2013 Normal
RE: Sabine/Neches Daily Update04/25/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update04/24/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **RIVERFEST CLOSURES**04/23/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update04/23/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update04/22/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED**04/19/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED**04/19/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **SB BUOY CLOSED** 04/18/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/18/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/17/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **FOG**04/17/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **FOG**04/16/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **FOG** 04/15/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/15/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/12/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED "SB" BUOY**04/11/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED**04/10/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED**04/09/2013 High
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/09/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/08/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/05/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/04/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/03/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/02/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 04/01/2013 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **FOG**04/01/2013 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PATCHY FOG**
Date:Monday, April 29, 2013
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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THE SABINE PILOTS HAVE ADVISED DUE TO FOG AT NRI,

TWO OUTBOUND VESSELS HAVE ANCHORED AND WILL NOT

PROCEED UNTIL THE FOG CLEARS.  FOG ADVISORY IS IN

EFFECT UNTIL 0900/29TH.<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">

CHANNEL CLOSURE IS SCHEDULED FOR MAY 3 - 5 FOR THE

ANNUAL BOAT RACES (RIVERFEST) @ PORT NECHES PARK ON

THE NECHES RIVER. CHANNEL CLOSURE IS ON MAY 3RD FROM

1400-1800, MAY 4TH FROM 0800-2200 (PENDING FIREWORKS

DISPLAY), AND MAY 5TH FROM 0800-1800.

THESE CLOSURES WILL AFFECT TERMINALS ABOVE FINA

ANCHORAGE.

 

<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

<span-family:"Courier New""> 

<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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ExxonMobil          0500-113<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Oil Tanking         0500-120<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Sun Terminal        0500-123<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Chevron             0500-123<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Motiva Pt. Neches   0500-133<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Total               0500-140<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

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

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ExxonMobil          0600-150<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Oil Tanking         0600-153<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Sun Terminal        0600-160<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Chevron             0600-160<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Motiva Pt. Neches   0600-170<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Total               0600-170<span-family:"Courier New"">0 Hrs

Fina Anchorage      0600-173<span-family:"Courier New"">0 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:

<span-family:"Courier New""> 

<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"">CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION INFO

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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

Moran office.<span-family:"Courier New"">

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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:

Warm temperatures to start off the work week.  Partly cloudy today with highs in the 80s.<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Highs will also reach the 80s on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.  Rain chances stay fairly low until Thursday when a cold front swings through Southeast Texas.  The front will scattered some rain across the area and bring in much cooler temperatures for the weekend.<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

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">  Expect a good deal of sunshine with warm temperatures.  Highs in the lower 80s.  Winds: Southeast 5-12 mph.

Triangle Tonight:  Partly cloudy and mild.  Lows in the lower 60s.  Winds: Southeast 3-8 mph.<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

Lakes Today:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly cloudy and warm.  High near: 84.  Winds: Southeast 3-8 mph.

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Lakes Tonight: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> Partly cloudy skies.  Lows near: 60.  Winds: Southeast 2-7 mph.  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

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

Tuesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Some clouds and sun with a 20% coverage of showers and a few storms.  Low near: 63.  High near: 82.  Winds: Southeast 5-12 mph.      <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> 20% chance of showers and storms with mostly cloudy skies; warm.  Low near: 65.  High near: 84.  Winds: East-southeast 5-10 mph.<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

Thursday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Mostly cloudy skies and a 40% coverage of showers and storms; cooler and becoming breezy.  Morning low near: 64.  High near: 78.  Winds: Northeast becoming northwest 5-25 mph.<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

Friday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Much cooler, but sunny.  Low near 47.  High near: 68.  Winds: North-northwest 8-18 mph.<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">  Plenty of sunshine, but chilly during the morning.  Record lows possible.   Low near: 43.  High near: 74.  Winds: North becoming southeast 5-12 mph.<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Sunday:  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">Mostly sunny and warm.  Low near: 50.  High near: 76.  Winds: Southeast 5-10 mph. <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">

 

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Best Regards,

Andy Collins, Operations Manager

Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies, Inc.

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Notice posted on Monday, April 29, 2013

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.