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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Monday, August 12, 2013
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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

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THREE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT 0600/12TH.  FOUR

DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT APPROX 1200/12TH.

<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"">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

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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">Scattered rain and thunderstorms stay in the forecast today.  We will see a 40% coverage today with highs in the lower 90's. 

<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Rain chances drop off some through the middle of the week then increase again on Thursday as a front slips into Southeast Texas.  Behind the front drier air should make for a dry 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, humid with a 40% chance of rain/thunderstorms.  Highs in the lower 90's.  Winds: South 5-10 mph.

Triangle Tonight:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly cloudy, warm and humid.  Lows in the mid 70's.  Winds: South 3-10 mph.

Lakes Today: <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626"> Partly sunny, humid with a 40% chance of rain/thunderstorms.  Highs in the lower 90's.  Winds:  South 3-9 mph.

Lakes Tonight:  <span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">Partly cloudy, warm and humid.  Lows in the mid 70's.  Winds:  South 2-6 mph.

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

Tuesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly cloudy, hot and humid, 30% chance of thunderstorms.  Low near: 76.  High near: 94.  Winds: Southeast becoming South 5-12 mph.

Wednesday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly sunny, hot and humid, 30% chance of thunderstorms during the afternoon/evening.  Low near: 75.  High near: 93.  Winds: Variable becoming Southeast 5-10.

Thursday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Mostly cloudy, 40% chance of rain/thunderstorms.  Low near: 75.  High near: 91.  Winds: North-Northeast 5-10 mph.

Friday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly sunny with a 20% chance of thunderstorms.  Low near: 72.  High near: 92.  Winds: Northeast becoming South 5-10 mph.

Saturday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly cloudy.  Low near: 71.  High near: 92.  Winds: Northeast becoming South 5-10 mph.

Sunday:<span-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#262626">  Partly cloudy.  Low near: 70.  High near: 93.  Winds: North becoming South 5-10 mph.

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Best Regards,

Andy Collins, Operations Manager

Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies, Inc.

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Notice posted on Monday, August 12, 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.