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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Thursday, August 15, 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

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<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:

Cooler and drier air is pushing into Southeast Texas today.  Highs this afternoon will be near 90.

The forecast for Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be dry with very mild morning lows and hot afternoon highs.  Next week a slight rain chance will be back into the forecast each day.

In the Tropics, a depression may form in the Northwest Caribbean and move northwest. Tropical Depression #5 has formed way out in the Eastern Atlantic and will be tracking West over the several days.

Short-Term Forecast 

Triangle Today:  30% coverage of thunderstorms early becoming partly cloudy with lower humidity.  Highs near 90.  Winds: Northeast 3-10 mph.

Triangle Tonight:  Partly cloudy and cooler.  Lows near 70.  Winds: Northeast 3-8 mph.

Lakes Today:  Becoming mostly sunny with lower humidity.  Highs in the upper 80's.  Winds:  Northeast 3-8 mph.

Lakes Tonight:  Mostly clear and cooler.  Lows in the upper 60's.  Winds: Northeast 2-5 mph becoming Calm.

Extended Forecast        

Friday:  Mostly sunny, hot, less humid.  Low near: 69.  High near: 92.  Winds: Northeast  3-12 mph.

Saturday:  Mostly sunny, low humidity.  Low near: 67.  High near: 93.  Winds: Northeast 3-12 mph.

Sunday:  Mostly sunny.  Low near: 70.  High near: 92.  Winds: Northeast becoming Southeast 3-16 mph.

Monday:  Partly cloudy with a 20% coverage of thunderstorms, more humid.  Low near: 73.  High near: 91.  Winds: Northeast becoming Southeast 3-16 mph.

Tuesday:  Partly sunny with a 20% coverage of thunderstorms.  Low near: 73.  High near: 91.  Winds: Southeast 3-12 mph.

Wednesday:  Mostly cloudy, 20% coverage of thunderstorms.  Low near: 74.  High near: 90.  Winds: Southeast 3-15 mph.

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Best Regards,

Andy Collins, Operations Manager

Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies, Inc.

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Notice posted on Thursday, August 15, 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.