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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, April 04, 2014
Priority:Normal
Notice:

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">SABINE/NECHES WATERWAY IS OPEN

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AT<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> 0117/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">4TH THE SABINE PILOTS SUSPENDED SERVICE DUE TO<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">DENSE <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">FOG AND RESUMED SERVICE AT 0600/4TH.  TRAFFIC IS SCHEDULED TO<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">START INBOUND AT 0830/4TH WITH THREE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">AT THIS TIME, NO DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">OUTBOUND TRANSIT THE 4TH.

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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   0500-1230 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Total               0500-1300 Hrs

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

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Oil Tanking         0600-1400 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0600-1430 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Chevron             0600-1430 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Motiva Pt. Neches   0600-1500 Hrs

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Fina Anchorage      0600-1530 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-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"">

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<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">

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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">Heavy showers and thunderstorms along with numerous lightning strikes continue to move through this morning, mainly north of

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">Jefferson county. Most of the storms will be done during the morning hours. We'll see partly cloudy skies return this afternoon. Highs

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">will peak around 76 degrees. Mostly cloudy and cooler temps return for tonight. Lows will fall to the mid 50's. Mostly cloudy skies are

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">back for Saturday with afternoon highs only reaching the mid 60's. We'll also keep a 40% coverage of showers for Saturday afternoon.

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

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Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">......Mostly cloudy skies and cooler. Lows in the mid 50's.  Winds north at 5-10 mph.

Saturday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">......Mostly cloudy skies along with a 40% coverage of showers. Highs in the mid 60's. North winds 5-10 mph. 

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

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Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">.......Mostly cloudy and cooler.  Lows will fall to the mid 50's.  Winds north at 5-10 mph.

Saturday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">......Mostly cloudy skies return and a bit cooler. Highs in the mid 60's. North winds 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 Friday, April 04, 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.