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Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/28/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/27/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/26/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/25/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/25/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/24/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED** 02/24/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG UPDATE** 02/24/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/24/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG**02/23/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG**02/23/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/21/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED** 02/20/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/20/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SCHEDULED SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/19/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SCHEDULED TO RESUME 1400/19TH ** 02/19/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/19/2014 Normal
Re: Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/18/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SCHEDULED TO RESUME 1330/18TH** 02/18/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/18/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/18/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG**02/17/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/17/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/14/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/13/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/12/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/11/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED** 02/10/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/10/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED** 02/10/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/10/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/09/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/09/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/07/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/06/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/05/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/04/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED** 02/02/2014 Normal
Re: Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/02/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/02/2014 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 02/01/2014 High

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG**
Date:Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Priority:Normal
Notice:

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

 

AS OF 1845/18<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FEB14 THE SABINE PILOTS SUSPENDED SERVICE<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> TO

“SB” BUOY DUE<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> TO DENSE FOG<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> AND SUSPENDED SERVICE TO THE

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">REMAINDER OF THE CHANNEL AT 1920/18TH DUE TO FOG.  <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">SERVICE <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">REMAINS SUSPENDED AT THIS TIME.  <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">VESSEL TRAFFIC IS EXPECTED <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">

TO MOVE OUTBOUND FIRST WHEN THE<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FOG CLEARS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FOG CLOSURE TIMES

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1800-2400 / 17FEB14

0001-1330<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black"> / 18FEB14

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1920-2400 / 18FEB14

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">0001-PRESENT / 19FEB14

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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          0500-0930 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Oil Tanking         0500-1000 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0500-1030 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Chevron             0500-1030 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0500-1100 Hrs

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

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

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ExxonMobil          0600-12<span-family:"Courier New"">00 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Oil Tanking         0600-1230 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0600-1300 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Chevron             0600-1300 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0600-1330 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Total               0600-1330 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Fina Anchorage      0600-1400 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-family:"Courier New"">Following received from CBP Port Arthur Port Director.

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<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">FYSA – This office will no longer issue Telephonic Preliminary Entry (TPE) for vessels arriving within this office’s

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">operating hours (or if the vessel is boarded on O/T). CBP Officers will board the vessel on arrival, inspect the crew

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">and enter/clear on-board. It is the responsibility of the vessel agent to keep the officers informed of docking times;

<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">additionally, the vessel agent must come prepared to complete Customs formalities on board the vessel.

The vessel will not commence operations until the boarding officer gives authorization to begin work.<span-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"">

<span-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-family:"Courier New"">If there are multiple vessel boarding’s there is the potential for delays to a vessel

<span-family:"Courier New"">starting cargo operations.

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

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Synopsis.......<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">
Another mild start for the morning, with mostly cloudy skies remaining for a good part of the day. Highs today will reach the

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">mid 70's. Not much change for tonight with lows starting off in the mid 60's. With a front moving through on Thursday, we'll

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">add a 50% coverage of showers, with afternoon temperatures reaching the mid and upper 70's.

Lakes Area Forecast.....<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333"> 

Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">......Mostly cloudy with some fog.  Lows in the lower 60's.  Winds southerly at 3-12 mph. No rain expected.

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Thursday......Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent coverage of showers.  Highs in the upper 70's.  Winds southerly at 6-22 mph.

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Triangle Forecast.....<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333"> 

Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">.....Mostly cloudy with patchy dense fog.  Lows in the lower 60's.  Winds southerly at 3-14 mph.  No rain expected.

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333"> 

Thursday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">......Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent coverage of showers. Highs in the middle to upper 70's.  Winds southerly at 6-22 mph.

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·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333"> 

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">* VISIBILITY...AREAS DOWN TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333"> 

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AS VISIBILITY IS

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">  REDUCED. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALLOW EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE AND

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">  USE EXTRA CAUTION NEAR BUS STOPS IN THE MORNING.

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·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333"> 

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...

USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

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Best Regards,

Andy Collins, Operations Manager

Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies, Inc.

Please reply to our Group Email Address (pta@moranshipping.com) on ALL messages to this office

Notice posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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.