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Subject:SAN FRANCISCO DAILY UPDATE - MORAN SHIPPING AGENCY
Date:Friday, February 04, 2022
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE FOR CREW MEMBERS.docx    
MSIB 02-21 ch2 Mask Requirement 6.11.21_final.pdf    
PINOLE SHOAL TIDE TABLE APRIL 2022.pdf    
PINOLE SHOAL TIDE TABLE FEBRUARY 2022.pdf    
PINOLE SHOAL TIDE TABLE MARCH 2022.pdf    
SF BAR PILOTS COVID PRECAUTIONS.docx    
Notice:
SAN FRANCISCO – PORT UPDATE:
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Please find latest port update below for San Francisco Bay Area. Pinole Shoal is 35.0 FT at MLLW FW draft restricted for 32.0 FT FW with 3 FT UKC requirement.

Pilot boarding instructions for vessels are attached.

EARTHQUAKES:
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No reportable nearby earthquakes. 

COVID-19 Corona Virus Information
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For updated face covering requirements by county please see the below Contra Costa Cunty:
https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/7766/COVID-19-Information

Solano County:
https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/ph/coronavirus_links/faq___face_coverings.asp

Alameda County:
https://covid-19.acgov.org/index.page

San Joaquin County:
http://www.stocktongov.com/government/departments/manager/pubWebSite.html

Many counties are offering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination for free to crew members.  Many counties may attend to a vessel at berth to provide the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.  Vaccinations are normally provided Tuesday and Thursday only between the hours of 0900hrs-1500hrs.  Appointments must be made in advance.

U.S. COAST GUARD MSIB NUMBER 02-21
Please see attached MSIB 02-21 change 2.

CDC Update on International Travel
Please visit the below CDC website for guidance on international traveling

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/airline-toolkit.html
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information1.html


SAN FRANCISCO / OAKLAND CBP has noted the following for non-passenger vessels:
• Office hours 0830-1500.  Officers will may not be available to process any formalities including vessel Entrance/Clearance outside these times.
• CBP/Immigration are boarding limited vessels for foreign flag/crew arrivalS.  US Flag vessels/US Crew coming coastwise are not restricted.
• Crew changes are permitted.  Some off signers may require a Parole Request with U.S. Customs as well as a security escort to the airline departure gate.
• Repatriation of off-signers are allowed with CBP approval via parole. • 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.

STATE OF CALIFONRIA
Please visit the below State of California website for information vaccination locations, update on face mask requirements and alike.

https://covid19.ca.gov/

Terminals
Facilities have individual policies/restrictions.  These will be forwarded to vessels as they are scheduled for those docks.

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
USCG: https://www.uscg.mil/Coronavirus/
CBP: https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus
State of California: https://covid19.ca.gov/

National Terrorism Advisory System:
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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.

UKC POLICY
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The minimum static under keel clearance (UKC) for any piloted vessel anywhere on the pilotage grounds shall be as follows:
 
i.   Two feet for non-tank vessels.
ii.  Three feet for tank vessels requiring a tug escort.
iii. Three feet for loaded anhydrous ammonia vessels.
 
Pinole Shoal Channel
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.


CURRENT MAXIMUM DRAFTS AT OIL TERMINALS:
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RICHMOND – CHEVRON LONG WHARF – 4 berth - Brackish wáter updated September 2020 RESTRICTED MANEUVERING AREA 41.5’ for all 4 berths at MLLW RCH RLW 1  45.7’
RCH RLW 2  36.8’
RCH RLW 3  37.8’
RCH RLW 4  46.3’

RODEO – Phillips66 - Fresh wáter
Phillips 66 requires 2 feet of under keel clearance at all times while alongside US RD3  43.7’
US RD4  43.7’

SELBY / CROCKETT – Nustar Energy - Fresh water US RD8  32.0’

MARTINEZ – 4 terminals – 6 berths

Shell (PBF Energy) – 2 berths – Fresh wáter US MRZ 2 (SHELL 2 - LOAD)  42’0”
US MRZ 3 (SHELL 1 - DISC)  42’0”

Marathon Amorco - US MRZ 5 – Fresh water Minimum depth alongside 44.0 feet 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.

Vessels over 152,407 MT DWT (150,000 LT DWT), maximum mean draft allowed alongside 38.0 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 3 feet.

TransMontaigne – US MRZ 6 – Fresh Water
With the required 2ft under-keel clearance (UKC), maximum draft allowed alongside MRZ6 is now 37.1 feet

Marathon -
US MRZ 7 (LOWER BERTH)  39’08”
US MRZ 8 (UPPER BERTH)  39’08”
Marathon Avon Wharf Berth 1A (surveyed August 29th 2019) Vessels ≤ 196 m LOA, Minimum depth alongside 38.7 feet Maximum draft allowed alongside 36.7 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 2 feet.
Vessels >196 m to 225 m LOA, Minimum depth alongside 34.0 feet Maximum draft allowed alongside 32.0 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 2 feet.
Vessels >225 m to 250 m LOA, Minimum depth alongside 32.0 feet Maximum draft allowed alongside 30.0 feet, minimum Under Keel Clearance 2 feet.

BENICIA
Valero Refinery – BNC 4 – Fresh water
US BNC 4 – 35.1’ FRESH (MLLW) - Max draft stated includes minimum 1 foot under keel clearance.

San Francisco, CA, Channel Depths:
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CHANNEL DEPTH SOURCE DATE NOTES VIA CORE OF ENG.
 MAIN SHIP BAR CHANNEL 53.3 COE 08/21
RICHMOND INNER TO RCH 21 36.1 COE 01/22 RCH 21 TO RCH 20 30.0 COE 04/13 SANTA FE CHANNEL 33.3 COE
08/21 NORTH BAY MAIN CHANNEL 37.9 COE 05/20 PINOLE SHOAL CHANNEL 35.1 COE
07/21 MARE ISLAND 29.1 COE  07/20 UPRR BRIDGE TO AVON 34.6  COE 07/21 AVON TO PORT CHICAGO 33.7 COE 07/21 PORT CHICAGO TO N.Y. PT 33.7 COE 05/21 N.Y. Point to Stockton    33.5   COE    04/21

SF BRIDGE CLEARANCES –
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San Francisco has 7 area bridges as follows:
 
Golden Gate Bridge – (entering SF Bay)
  MHW     /   MLLW
225.0 FT  /  231.0 FT
 
San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge – (San Francisco/Oakland/Alameda/Redwood)
A B SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
           204.0 FT  /  210.0 FT
B C SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
           220.0 FT  /  226.0 FT
C D SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
           220.0 FT  /  226.0 FT
D E SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
           204.0 FT  /  210.0 FT
 
San Mateo Bridge – (San Francisco/Oakland/Alameda/Redwood)
  MHW     /   MLLW
135.0 FT  /  141.0 FT
 
Richmond/San Rafael Bridge – (Richmond/Rodeo) WEST/MAIN SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
                 185.0 FT  /  190.0 FT


Carquinez Bridge – (Selby/Crockett)
UPSTREAM
NORTH SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
             146.0 FT  /  152.0 FT
SOUTH SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
             134.0 FT  /  139.0 FT


DOWNSTREAM
NORTH SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
             146.0 FT  /  152.0 FT
SOUTH SPAN -   MHW     /   MLLW
             134.0 FT  /  140.0 FT
 
 
Martinez/Benicia (Union Pacific RR) Bridge – (Benicia/Martinez)
  MHW     /   MLLW
135.0 FT  /  140.0 FT
 
Antioch Bridge – (Pittsburgh/Antioch)
  MHW     /   MLLW
139.0 FT  /  142.0 FT
 
 
San Francisco, CA, Weather Forecast:
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WEATHER AND SEAS FORECAST FOR SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA:

Today
Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.

Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Monday
Sunny, with a high near 66.

Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.

Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 69.

Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 50.

Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.

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Desmond McCarthy
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Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.
1320 Arnold Drive, Suite 256
Martinez, CA  94553
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Notice posted on Friday, February 04, 2022

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.