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SubjectDatePriority
Sabine/Neches Daily Update01/31/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update01/30/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update01/29/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE RESUMED***01/28/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***01/27/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/26/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/25/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/24/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/23/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED** 01/22/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 01/21/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/19/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/18/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED**01/17/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - HIGH WINDS/SEAS**01/16/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update01/16/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update01/15/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED**01/12/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - SB BUOY**01/12/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG**01/11/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG**01/10/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG**01/10/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/09/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE RESUMED** 01/08/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update **PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG** 01/07/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/04/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 01/03/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***DRAFT RESTRICTION LIFTED*** 01/02/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***REDUCED CHANNEL DRAFT*** 01/02/2018 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***REDUCED CHANNEL DRAFT*** 01/01/2018 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***REDUCED CHANNEL DRAFT***
Date:Monday, January 01, 2018
Priority:Normal
Notice:

PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

AS OF ABOUT 1400 TODAY WE ARE DEALING WITH BELOW AVERAGE WATER LEVELS IN THE RIVER, DUE TO THE COLD FRONT PASSING AND NORTH WINDS. 

DEEP DRAFT LIMIT, FRESH WATER, FOR NOW IS 38'6"

WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE WATER LEVELS AND LIFT THIS RESTICTION AS SOON AS ITS SAFE.

REGARDS

SABINE PILOT DISPATCH

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">Please note that Moran-Gulf Shipping (Beaumont/Port Arthur) has relocated to the follow

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">address.  Phone, fax and email remain the same.  Please update your records.

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">2615 Calder, Suite 620

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:red">Beaumont, Texas 77702

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U.S.C.G ADVISORIES:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

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<span-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma",sans-serif;color:#2E2E2E;background:white">MSIB 35-17 PIPELINE REMOVAL IN THE VICINITY OF ENTERPRISE HAS BEEN POSTPONED. WILL UPDATE AS INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">WEATHER:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">None at this time.

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CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION INFO<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

 

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Closure Times

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2017

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 1st – 1400 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 1st – 1930 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 2nd – 0030 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 2nd – 0345 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 2nd – 1100 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 6th – 0741 (Pilot service suspended to SB Buoy ((high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 7th – 0700 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan12th – 0430 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 12th – 1100 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 12th – 1930 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 13th – 1700 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 13th – 2100 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 15th – 0300 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 15th – 0341 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 15th – 2000 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 16th – 2107 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 17th – 0930 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 17th – 2200 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 19th – 0800 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 20th – 0250 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 22nd – 0300 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 22nd – 0920 (Pilot service suspended to SB Buoy (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 22nd – 1252 (Pilot service suspended to 29/30 Buoy (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jan 23rd – 0600 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 5th – 2315 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 6th – 1430 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 7th – 0400 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 7th – 1100 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 7th – 1325 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 9th – 0030 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 11th – 0300 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 11th – 0930 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 11th – 1630 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 12th – 1030 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 12th – 1830 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 13th – 0700 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 18th – 2115 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Feb 20th – 0900 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mar 8th – 1800 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mar 8th – 2359 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mar 10th – 1540 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mar 11th – 0430 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mar 12th – 0535 (Pilot service suspended to SB Buoy (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mar 12th – 2130 (Pilot service resumed to SB Buoy)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mar 29th – 0200 (Pilot service suspended (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mar 30th – 0800 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 1st – 2205 (Pilot service suspended (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 2nd – 0644 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 2nd – 0815 (Pilot service suspended (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 3rd – 0300 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 13th – 0510 (Pilot service suspended above NRI (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 13th – 0930 (Pilot service resumed above NRI)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 29th – 1119 (Pilot service suspended to SB Buoy (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 29th – 1126 (Pilot service suspended to 29/30 Buoy (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Apr 30th – 1130 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May 31st – 2250 (USCG closed channel between P66 and Upper Sun Anchorage(Oil spill))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jun 1st – 1600 (USCG opened channel between P66 and Upper Sun Anchorage)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jun 20th – 2130 (Pilot service suspended for loaded outbound vessels)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jun 20th – 2350 (Pilot service suspended to SB Buoy)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jun 21st – 0800 (USCG sets Condition Yankee)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jun 21st – 1023 (Pilot service suspended for all traffic movements)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jun 23rd – 0600 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Aug 25th – 0858 (Pilot serviced suspended to SB Buoy (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Aug 25th – 1200 (USCG sets Condition X-Ray)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Aug 25th – 1300 (Pilot service suspended to 29/30 Buoy (high winds/seas))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Aug 28th – 1200 (USCG sets Condition Yankee)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Aug 28th – 1800 (USCG sets Condition Zulu)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sep 5th – 1530 (Pilot service resumes with limited draft restrictions (34’ fw / 132’ air draft)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sep 19th – 1400 (USCG confirms 40ft draft except above ExxonMobil No.4)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Oct 25th – 1430 (USCG confirms all channel restrictions rescinded)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Nov 16th – 0230 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Nov 16th – 1300 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Nov 25th – 2352 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Nov 26th – 0830 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 2nd – 0215 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 2nd – 1000 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 3rd – 0125 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 3rd – 1430 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 6th – 0035 (Pilot service suspended to SB Buoy (high winds/seas))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 6th – 1030 (Pilot service resumed to SB Buoy)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 8th – 0220 (Pilot service suspended (snow/fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 8th – 0930 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 17th – 2315 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 18th – 1100 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 18th – 1445 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 20th – 0600 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 21st – 1428 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 22nd – 0800 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 24th – 0506 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 24th – 0930 (Pilot service resumed)

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 31st – 0015 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dec 31st – 0930 (Pilot service resumed)

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·       Vessels 85,000 DWT or over, 875 FT LOA or over or 125FT beam or over will transit during daylight hours only above Texaco Island. Only one (1) of the limitations has to be met to restrict a vessel.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

·       Daylight Restriction times are based on the daylight hours and are adjusted according to sun rise/sun set.  Current times as follows, the terminals shown are the ones that handle Aframax size vessels which are typically daylight restricted.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">(INBOUND)

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ExxonMobil                   0500-093<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs Approx Transit time “SB” Buoy to Berth – 8hrs

Enterprise BMW            0500-100<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

Sun Terminal                0500-103<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

Phillips 66                     0500-103<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

Motiva PN                     0500-123<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

Total                             0500-1200<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Hrs Approx Transit time “SB” Buoy to Berth – 5.5hrs

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">(OUTBOUND)

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ExxonMobil                   0600-130<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

Enterprise BMW            0600-133<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

Sun Terminal                0600-140<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

Phillips 66                     0600-1400<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Hrs

Motiva PN                     0600-150<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

Total                             0600-153<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">0 Hrs

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·       Vessels with the combined beam of one-half the width of the channel will not meet/pass day or night.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

·       Any vessel that meets or exceeds either or both 860FT LOA or 120FT beam will require two pilots.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">

 

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Notice posted on Monday, January 01, 2018

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.