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Subject:SAN FRANCISCO DAILY UPDATE - MORAN SHIPPING AGENCY
Date:Friday, March 11, 2022
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
MSIB 02-21 ch2 Mask Requirement 6.11.21_final.pdf    
PINOLE SHOAL TIDE TABLE APRIL 2022.pdf    
PINOLE SHOAL TIDE TABLE MARCH 2022.pdf    
PINOLE SHOAL TIDE TABLE MAY 2022.pdf    
Seafarer Vaccination Program 9 FEB 2022.docx    
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 34.5 FT at MLLW FW draft restricted for 31.5FT FW with 3 FT UKC requirement.

Pilot boarding instructions for vessels are attached.

EARTHQUAKES:
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Very minor trembler with a magnitude of 2.8 occurred in El Cerrito, CA at 0944hrs 11 March.

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 – 40.5’ FRESH (MLLW) - Max draft stated includes minimum 1 foot under keel clearance.

San Francisco, CA, Channel Depths:
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BAR CHANNEL 54.2 COE 9/21
ALCATRAZ DISPOSAL AREA 41.8 COE 1/22
OAK OUTER HARBOR 50.0 COE 1/22
OAK INNER TO HOWARDS 50.0 COE 11/21
INNER HARBOR TURNING BASIN 50.0 COE 11/21
OAK INNER BASIN TO ENCINAL 29.8 COE 1/21
NAVAL AIR ALAMEDA 20.8 COE 10/21
SAN BRUNO SHOAL CHANNEL 30.0 COE 12/21
REDWOOD CITY 30.0 COE 9/21
SOUTHHAMPTON SHOAL CHAN 42.8 COE 11/21
RICH INNER HARBOR TO RCH21 35.6 COE 2/22
SANTA FE CHANNEL 33.9 COE 2/22
NORTH BAY MAIN CHANNEL 38.2 COE 10/21
SOUTH OF "E" TO PSC 7/8 32.4 COE 1/10
PINOLE CHANNEL 34.5 COE 2/22
MARE ISLAND 29.1 COE 9/21
UPRR BRIDGE TO AVON 35.9 COE 11/21
AVON TO PORT CHICAGO 35.0 COE 11/21
PORT CHICAGO TO NYP 35.3 COE 4/21
NYP TO Baybulk ONLY 34.9 COE 12/21
NYP TO ANTIOCH PT 35.2 COE 12/21
NYP TO STOCKTON 32.3 COE 12/21
NYP TO SACRAMENTO 28.2 COE 12/21

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 68. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light west southwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 7 to 13 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Tuesday
A chance of rain, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 65.

Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

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Notice posted on Friday, March 11, 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.