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Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update
Date:Friday, October 10, 2014
Priority:Normal
Notice:

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

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SABINE/NECHES WATERWAY IS OPEN.

 

ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL STARTED OUTBOUND TRANSIT AT 0600/10TH.

ONE DAYLIGHT RESTRICTED VESSEL IS SCHEDULED FOR INBOUND TRANSIT APPROX

1100/10TH.

 

<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"">OTI Beaumont        0500-1130 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0500-1200 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">P66                 0500-1200 Hrs

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sun Terminal        0600-1530 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">P66                 0600-1530 Hrs

<span-family:"Courier New"">OTI 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:"Calibri","sans-serif"">October 8th – 30 minutes will be subtracted.

<span-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"">November 2nd – 1 hour will be subtracted.

 

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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">As expected a few showers today as moisture slowly increases combined with a weak upper disturbance. Weak high aloft

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">will continue to slowly weaken and move east thru the weekend. A weak front will stall just north of I-10 Sat so a little better

<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">coverage of showers. Front washes out Sunday then we'll wait on the stronger front with T-Storms Monday afternoon.

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Lakes Area Forecast.....

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Tonight<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">.....Partly cloudy.  Lows in the upper 60's to near 70.  Winds southeast to south at 2-12 mph.  No rain expected.

Friday<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#333333">.....Partly cloudy with a 20 percent coverage of showers.  Highs in the upper 80's.  Winds south to southeast at 6-15 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">.......Partly cloudy skies.  Lows in the lower 70's.  Winds southeast to south at 2-10 mph.  No rain expected.
Friday.....Partly cloudy with a 20 percent coverage of showers.  Highs in the middle to upper 80's.  Winds south to southeast at 6-16 mph. 

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Best Regards,

Andy Collins, Operations Manager

Moran-Gulf Shipping Agencies, Inc.

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Notice posted on Friday, October 10, 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.