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SubjectDatePriority
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE RESUMED*** 02/28/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG*** 02/28/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG*** 02/27/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG*** 02/27/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/26/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/25/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVCE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/23/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVCE SCHEDULED TO RESUME***02/23/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG*** 02/22/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/21/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/21/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SCHEDULED TO RESUME*** 02/20/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG*** 02/19/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE RESUMED*** 02/19/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/19/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update02/18/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/17/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG*** 02/16/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED-FOG***02/16/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/15/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/14/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/13/2019 Normal
RE: Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/12/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/12/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG*** 02/11/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG*** 02/10/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update 02/08/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SCHEDULED TO RESUME***02/07/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/07/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/06/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE RESUMED***02/06/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/06/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/05/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/05/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/04/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/04/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/03/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/02/2019 Normal
Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED - FOG***02/01/2019 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Sabine/Neches Daily Update ***PILOT SERVICE SUSPENDED-FOG***
Date:Saturday, February 16, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:PILOT/TRAFFIC ADVISORIES



Sabine Pilots advise that service was suspended at 2359/Feb 15th due to dense fog



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U.S.C.G ADVISORIES:



None



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WEATHER:



Info attached.



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CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION INFO



None.



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Closure Times

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2019

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Jan 17th – 0825 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

Jan 17th – 1100 (Pilot service resumed)

Jan 17th – 1425 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

Jan 17th – 1930 (Pilot service resumed)

Jan 18th – 0200 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

Jan 18th – 2000 (Pilot service resumed)

Jan 19th – 1255 (Pilot service suspended to SB and 29/30 Buoys (high winds))

Jan 20th – 0700 (Pilot service resumed)

Jan 29th – 0030 (Pilot service suspended to SB and 29/30 Buoys (high winds))

Jan 29th – 1300 (Pilot service resumed)

Feb 1st – 0500 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

Feb 1st – 1500 (Pilot service resumed)

Feb 2nd – 0133 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

Feb 7th – 1300 (Pilot service resumed)

Feb 10th – 2220 (Pilot service suspended (fog))

Feb 12th – 0400 (Pilot service resumed)

Feb 15th - 2359 (Pilot service suspended (fog))



General Channel Restrictions/Info



* Max Safe Draft 40ft FW
* Air Draft above Valero Terminal – Less than 136ft for passing 3 fixed bridges
* 800ft wide channel from 29/30 Buoy to Texaco Island
* 400ft wide channel from Texas Island to Port of Beaumont
* “SB” Buoy is located at Lat. 29-25N Lon. 93-40W
* Navigational Charts NOAA 11341, 11342 & 11343 cover the entire waterway
* Sabine Pilotswww.sabinepilots.com



Sabine Pilot Restrictions



* 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.
* 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.



(INBOUND)



ExxonMobil 0500-1000 Hrs Approx Transit time “SB” Buoy to Berth – 8hrs

Enterprise BMW 0500-1030 Hrs

Sun Terminal 0500-1100 Hrs

Phillips 66 0500-1100 Hrs

Motiva PN 0500-1200 Hrs

Total 0500-1230 Hrs Approx Transit time “SB” Buoy to Berth – 5.5hrs



(OUTBOUND)



ExxonMobil 0600-1330 Hrs

Enterprise BMW 0600-1400 Hrs

Sun Terminal 0600-1430 Hrs

Phillips 66 0600-1430 Hrs

Motiva PN 0600-1530 Hrs

Total 0600-1630 Hrs



* Vessels with the combined beam of one-half the width of the channel will not meet/pass day or night.
* Any vessel that meets or exceeds either or both 860FT LOA or 120FT beam will require two pilots.



Vessels that do not exceed the above size restrictions can transit day or night consistent with other port traffic movements. Vessels that are daylight restricted will generally have priority to move before non-daylight restricted vessels.



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Notice posted on Saturday, February 16, 2019

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.