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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - HIGH WINDS**
Date:Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Priority:Normal
Notice:

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">AT 1855/14APR14 THE SABINE PILOTS SUSPENDED SERVICE TO 29/30 BUOYS

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">AND SB BUOY DUE TO HIGH WINDS AND SEAS.  SERVICE REMAINS SUSPENDED

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">AT THIS TIME.  DEPENDING WHEN SERVIC RESUMES WILL DETERMINE WHICH WAY

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">TRAFFIC WILL MOVE FIRST.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED TIMES

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">1855-2400 / 14APR14

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">0001-PRESENT / 15APR14

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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">Mostly sunny and cooler for our Tuesday. Highs today will only peak around the low and mid 60's, after starting off in the lower

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">40's. Expect another cold start for Wednesday. Lows tonight will again fall to the upper 30's and lower 40's. Mostly sunny skies

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">are back as well. Partly cloudy skies will build back in for Thursday, with our afternoon temps reaching the lower 70's.

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Lakes Area Forecast.....

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Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">......Clear and cold.  Lows in the upper 30's.  Winds north 5-10 mph.

Wednesday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">......Mostly sunny skies. Highs will reach the low and mid 60's. Winds north 10-15 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">.......Clear and cold.  Lows in the lower 40's.  Winds north 5-10 mph

Wednesday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">......Mostly sunny skies and mild. Highs in the lower to middle 60's. Winds north 10-15 mph

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·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS

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

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

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

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·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">* WINDS...WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

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·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">* IMPACTS...LOOSE YARD ITEMS SUCH AS LAWN CHAIRS AND TRASH CANS

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">  WILL BE BLOWN AROUND. SOME SMALL TREE BRANCHES MAY BE BLOWN

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">  DOWN. SOME HAZARDOUS DRIVING MAY OCCUR...ESPECIALLY TO HIGH

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">  PROFILE VEHICLES ALONG EAST-WEST ROADS.

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

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·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 34 MPH ARE

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">WINDS OVER LOCAL WATERWAYS COULD BE 5 MPH HIGHER THAN OVER LAND.

·         <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

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Best Regards,

Andy Collins, Operations Manager

Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies, Inc.

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Notice posted on Tuesday, April 15, 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.