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Subject:SAN FRANCISCO DAILY UPDATE - MORAN SHIPPING AGENCY
Date:Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
MSIB 02-20_Change 4_Novel Coronavirus.pdf    
SF BAR PILOTS COVID PRECAUTIONS.docx    
Update-on-California-Pandemic-Roadmap.pdf    
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SAN FRANCISCO – PORT UPDATE:<span-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-family:"Courier New"">Please find latest port update below for San Francisco Bay Area. Pinole Shoal is 34.7 FT at MLLW FW draft restricted for 31.7 FT FW with 3 FT UKC requirement.

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<span-family:"Courier New"">COVID-19 Corona Virus Information

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<span-family:"Courier New"">The latest Marine Safety Bulletin (MSIB 20-20 issued 04/23) from USCG is attached. Pilot boarding instructions for vessels are also attached. Additional information and links are provided below.

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<span-family:"Courier New"">SAN FRANCISCO / OAKLAND CBP has noted the following for non-passenger vessels:

Office hours 0830-1530.  Officers will not be available to process any formalities including vessel Entrance/Clearance outside these times.<span-family:"Courier New"">CBP/Immigration not boarding vessels for foreign flag/crew arrivals.  US Flag vessels/US Crew coming coastwise are not restricted. <span-family:"Courier New"">All crewmembers’ onboard foreign flag vessels arriving to at any Port or Terminal anywhere in the San Francisco Bay Area will be detained onboard.  On-signers are still permitted to board.  <span-family:"Courier New"">Repatriation of off-signers are also allowed with CBP approval via parole.  <span-family:"Courier New"">All Certificates, CBP Receipts, documents (I-418, I-1303, I-1304) Will be emailed to agent prior to arrival and all CBP formalities will be performed in their office only.

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<span-family:"Courier New"">California

<span-family:"Courier New"">California Governor has ordered a phased re-opening of businesses in California.  California is currently in Phase 2 of 4 Phases.  However, the Governor has allowed each County Health Officer to direct and measure each county’s respective opening.  Note – dawning face coverings are required in almost all counties in California.  Please see the attached.

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<span-family:"Courier New"">Terminals

<span-family:"Courier New"">Facilities have individual policies/restrictions.  These will be forwarded to vessels as they are scheduled for those docks.

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<span-family:"Courier New"">CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

<span-family:"Courier New"">USCG: https://www.uscg.mil/Coronavirus/

<span-family:"Courier New"">CBP: https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus

<span-family:"Courier New"">Voluntary Speed Reduction for Whale Migration:

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<span-family:"Courier New"">Please see the attached regarding Voluntary Speed Reduction for the reduction of Whale Strikes during migration season.

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National Terrorism Advisory System:<span-family:"Courier New"">

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The National Terrorism Advisory System is (MARSEC Level I) for the Port of San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond, Rodeo, Crockett, Benicia, Martinez, Stockton, Sacramento.

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<span-family:"Courier New"">UKC POLICY  <span-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-family:"Courier New"">The minimum static under keel clearance (UKC) for any piloted vessel anywhere on the pilotage grounds shall be as follows:

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<span-family:"Courier New"">i.   Two feet for non-tank vessels.

<span-family:"Courier New"">ii.  Three feet for tank vessels requiring a tug escort.

<span-family:"Courier New"">iii. Three feet for loaded anhydrous ammonia vessels.

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Pinole Shoal Channel<span-family:"Courier New"">

<span-family:"Courier New"">Maximum draft for transiting Pinole Shoal Channel will be calculated on the height of the tide one hour on either side of high water at Pinole Point. It will be based on brackish water draft (1.010) allowing for 2’ UKC for non-tank vessels, and 3’ UKC for all tank vessels on the latest controlling depth.

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CURRENT MAXIMUM DRAFTS AT OIL TERMINALS:<span-family:"Courier New"">

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RICHMOND – CHEVRON LONG WHARF – 4 berth - Brackish wáter

RESTRICTED MANEUVERING AREA 41.2’ for all 4 berths at MLLW

RCH RLW 1  49.0’ <span-family:"Courier New"">

RCH RLW 2  39.6’ <span-family:"Courier New"">

RCH RLW 3  39.6’ <span-family:"Courier New"">

RCH RLW 4  48.3’ <span-family:"Courier New"">

 

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RODEO – Phillips66 - Fresh wáter

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Phillips 66 requires 2 feet of under keel clearance at all times while alongside

US RD3  43.0’ <span-family:"Courier New"">

US RD4  43’0’ <span-family:"Courier New"">

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SELBY / CROCKETT – Nustar Energy - Fresh water<span-family:"Courier New"">

US RD8  32.0’ <span-family:"Courier New"">

 

 

MARTINEZ – 4 terminals – 6 berths

 

Shell (PBF Energy) – 2 berths – Fresh wáter

US MRZ 2 (SHELL 2 - LOAD)  42’0” <span-family:"Courier New"">

US MRZ 3 (SHELL 1 - DISC)  42’0” <span-family:"Courier New"">

 

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<span-family:"Courier New"">Marathon Amorco - US MRZ 5 – Fresh water<span-family:"Courier New"">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Minimum depth alongside 44.0 feet

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Vessels up to 152,407 MT DWT (150,000 LT DWT), maximum mean draft allowed alongside 40.0 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 3 feet.

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<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Vessels over 152,407 MT DWT (150,000 LT DWT), maximum mean draft allowed alongside 38.0 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 3 feet.

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TransMontaigne – US MRZ 6 – Fresh Water<span-family:"Courier New"">

<span-family:"Courier New"">With the required 2ft under-keel clearance (UKC), maximum draft allowed alongside MRZ6 is now 33.6 feet

 

 

Marathon -

US MRZ 7 (LOWER BERTH)  39’08” <span-family:"Courier New"">

US MRZ 8 (UPPER BERTH)  39’08”  <span-family:"Courier New"">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Marathon Avon Wharf Berth 1A (surveyed August 29th 2019)

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Vessels ≤ 196 m LOA, Minimum depth alongside 38.7 feet

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Maximum draft allowed alongside 36.7 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 2 feet.

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Vessels >196 m to 225 m LOA, Minimum depth alongside 34.0 feet

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Maximum draft allowed alongside 32.0 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 2 feet.

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Vessels >225 m to 250 m LOA, Minimum depth alongside 32.0 feet

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Maximum draft allowed alongside 30.0 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 2 feet.

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BENICIA

Valero Refinery – BNC 4 – Fresh water<span-family:"Courier New"">

<span-family:"Courier New"">US BNC 4 – 39.0’ FRESH (MLLW) - Max draft stated includes minimum 1 foot under keel clearance.

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San Francisco, CA, Channel Depths:<span-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-family:"Courier New"">CHANNEL DEPTH SOURCE DATE NOTES VIA CORE OF ENG.

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<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">MAIN SHIP BAR CHANNEL

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">54.5

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">8/19

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">RICHMOND INNER TO RCH 21

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">36.9

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">9/19

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<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">RCH 21 TO RCH   20

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">30.0

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">4/13

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">SANTA FE CHANNEL

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">33.7

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">2/19

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">80’ off center of RCH14

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">NORTH BAY MAIN CHANNEL

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">38.0

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">7/18

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">PINOLE SHOAL CHANNEL

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">35.0

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">12/19

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">MARE ISLAND

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">29.3

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">7/18

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">UPRR BRIDGE TO AVON

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">37.3

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">12/19

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">AVON TO PORT CHICAGO

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">34.8

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">12/19

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">PORT CHICAGO TO N.Y. PT

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">35.3

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">COE

<span-size:11.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Courier New"">5/19

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<span-family:"Courier New"">SF BRIDGE CLEARANCES – <span-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-family:"Courier New"">San Francisco has 7 area bridges as follows:

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Golden Gate Bridge<span-family:"Courier New""> – (entering SF Bay)

<span-family:"Courier New"">  MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">225.0 FT  /  231.0 FT

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San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge<span-family:"Courier New""> – (San Francisco/Oakland/Alameda/Redwood)

<span-family:"Courier New"">A B SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">           204.0 FT  /  210.0 FT

<span-family:"Courier New"">B C SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">           220.0 FT  /  226.0 FT

<span-family:"Courier New"">C D SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">           220.0 FT  /  226.0 FT

<span-family:"Courier New"">D E SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">           204.0 FT  /  210.0 FT

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San Mateo Bridge<span-family:"Courier New""> – (San Francisco/Oakland/Alameda/Redwood)

<span-family:"Courier New"">  MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">135.0 FT  /  141.0 FT

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Richmond/San Rafael Bridge<span-family:"Courier New""> – (Richmond/Rodeo)

<span-family:"Courier New"">WEST/MAIN SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">                 185.0 FT  /  190.0 FT

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Carquinez Bridge<span-family:"Courier New""> – (Selby/Crockett)

<span-family:"Courier New"">UPSTREAM

<span-family:"Courier New"">NORTH SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">             146.0 FT  /  152.0 FT

<span-family:"Courier New"">SOUTH SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">             134.0 FT  /  139.0 FT

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<span-family:"Courier New"">DOWNSTREAM

<span-family:"Courier New"">NORTH SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">             146.0 FT  /  152.0 FT

<span-family:"Courier New"">SOUTH SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">             134.0 FT  /  140.0 FT

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Martinez/Benicia (Union Pacific RR) Bridge<span-family:"Courier New""> – (Benicia/Martinez)

<span-family:"Courier New"">  MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">135.0 FT  /  140.0 FT

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Antioch Bridge<span-family:"Courier New""> – (Pittsburgh/Antioch)

<span-family:"Courier New"">  MHW     /   MLLW

<span-family:"Courier New"">139.0 FT  /  142.0 FT

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San Francisco, CA, Weather Forecast:<span-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-family:"Courier New"">WEATHER AND SEAS FORECAST FOR SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA:

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<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Thursday<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 60. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Friday<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Friday Night<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Saturday<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday Night<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Memorial Day<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Monday Night<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Tuesday<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">

<span-family:"Courier New";color:#333333">Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70.

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Desmond McCarthy

As Agents Only

Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.

1320 Arnold Drive, Suite 256

Martinez, CA  94553

Tel: 925-370-7246 (24 hours) Fax: 925-370-7260  Mbl: 925-457-4061

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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.