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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
Date:Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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FOUR DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED INBOUND

TRANSIT AT 0500/30TH.  AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT

RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR OUTBOUND

TRANSIT THE 30TH.<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

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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          0500-1130 Hrs

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0500-1230 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Chevron             0500-1230 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0500-1330 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Total               0500-1400 Hrs

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

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

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0600-1600 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Chevron             0600-1600 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0600-1700 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Total               0600-1700 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Fina Anchorage      0600-1730 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"">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:

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">An upper-level disturbance spins through Southeast Texas today kicking off some scattered rain.  The best chance for rain looks to be this afternoon.  Another chance for rain will be Thursday when a cold front marches across the area.  Behind the front much cooler temperatures are forecasted for the weekend. 

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 cloudy with a 50% coverage of thunderstorms especially during the afternoon.  Highs in the upper 70s.  Winds: Southeast 3-10 mph.

Triangle Tonight:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly cloudy with patchy fog developing late.  Lows in the lower 60s.  Winds: East 3-8 mph.

Lakes Today: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626"> Mostly cloudy with a 40% coverage of thunderstorms especially during the afternoon.  High near: 81.  Winds: Southeast 5-12 mph.

Lakes Tonight:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly cloudy with some patchy fog developing.  Low near: 60.  Winds: East 2-7 mph.

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

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly cloudy and warm with a 30% coverage of afternoon rain and thunderstorms.  Low near: 65.  High near: 82.  Winds: East-southeast 3-8 mph.

Thursday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly cloudy with a 40% coverage of rain and thunderstorms.  Winds will increase through the day.  Low near: 63.  High near: 79.  Winds: North becoming northwest 5-22 mph.

Friday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Cloudy during the morning, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, much cooler and drier.  Low near: 48.  High near: 68.  Winds: Northwest 8-15.

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Sunny with record cold possible in the morning.  Low near: 44.  High near: 73.  Winds: Northeast becoming southeast 3-8 mph.

Sunday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly sunny skies, becoming warmer.  Low near: 50.  High near: 76.  Winds: East-southeast 5-12 mph.

Monday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly sunny.  Low near: 59.  High near: 79.  Winds: Southeast 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 Tuesday, April 30, 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.