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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">BOSTON Harbor is at MARSEC Level 1

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">COVID 19 is providing its own unique challenges, requiring all to stay extra vigilant on changing port call conditions and regulations.

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">COVID-19 Corona Virus Information

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The latest Marine Safety Bulletins from USCG Sector BOSTON is attached. Pilot boarding instructions for vessels are also attached. Additional information and links are provided below.

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">BOSTON CBP has noted the following:

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Crew changes are being permitted.  Offsigner flights need to be vetted by CBP in advance.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Crew will be detained on board until further notice. There will be no restrictions on services provided to the vessels (techs / etc). They are leaving it up to the individual company to follow their own response plan to determine if they should board a vessel or not.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Presidential Proclamations have placed entry restrictions from persons arriving from or through the following countries: Iran, China, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland, United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maritime commerce is vital to the U.S. economy and the Coast Guard has the responsibility to safely enable the uninterrupted flow of maritime cargo.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Non-passenger commercial vessels that have been to the countries noted above or embarked crewmembers from the countries noted above within the last 14 days, with no sick crewmembers, will be permitted to enter the U.S. and conduct normal operations, provided that crewmembers remain aboard.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Frequently Asked Questions: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/covid-19-basics/faq<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">USCG: https://www.uscg.mil/Coronavirus/<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">CBP: https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow">If you would like updates for all OR other USA ports, the easiest method for reviewing our daily port updates is by visiting: http://ports.moranshipping.com/default.aspx<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston, MA Weather (Current Conditions)

 

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sunny 51°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 50°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 55°F

<span-family:"Courier New"">Wind WNW 8 mph

<span-family:"Courier New"">Barometer 30.00 in

<span-family:"Courier New"">Visibility 10 mi

<span-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 58%

<span-family:"Courier New"">Dew Point 37°

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today:

<span-family:"Courier New"">Sunshine mixing with some clouds

 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Tonight:

<span-family:"Courier New"">Mostly cloudy

<span-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters:<span-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-family:"Courier New"">Slow moving low pres near the Maritimes will continue to progress

<span-family:"Courier New"">east into the North Atlantic. High pres will build across the waters

<span-family:"Courier New"">today and remain in place through the rest of the workweek.

 

<span-family:"Courier New"">Marine Forecast

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<span-family:"Courier New"">.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt this

<span-family:"Courier New"">afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">around 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">3 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E 10 to 15 kt

<span-family:"Courier New"">with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby

<span-family:"Courier New"">1 to 3 NM.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston, MA Tides

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">             High                  Low                  Sun

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Date    AM    hgt   PM    hgt   AM    hgt   PM    hgt   rise  set

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07 Wed  0837   9.5  2123  9.0  0214   1.4  1500   0.6  0614  1918

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">08 Thu  0939   9.6  2215  9.3  0318   1.2  1555   0.5  0612  1919

09 Fri  1031   9.7  2258  9.6  0413   0.8  1642   0.4  0610  1920

10 Sat  1115   9.8  2336  9.8  0500   0.5  1722   0.4  0609  1921

11 Sun  1156   9.8  ---- ----  0542   0.3  1759   0.5  0607  1922

12 Mon  0012   9.9  1234  9.7  0621   0.1  1835   0.6  0605  1923

13 Tue  0046  10.0  1312  9.5  0659   0.1  1911   0.8  0604  1925

14 Wed  0121   9.9  1350  9.3  0737   0.2  1948   1.0  0602  1926

15 Thu  0156   9.8  1429  9.0  0816   0.4  2026   1.3  0600  1927

16 Fri  0234   9.7  1509  8.7  0856   0.6  2105   1.6  0559  1928

17 Sat  0314   9.5  1553  8.4  0939   0.9  2149   1.9  0557  1929

18 Sun  0357   9.2  1641  8.2  1026   1.1  2237   2.1  0556  1930

19 Mon  0447   9.1  1733  8.0  1118   1.3  2331   2.2  0554  1931

20 Tue  0541   9.0  1828  8.1  ----  ----  1212   1.3  0553  1933

21 Wed  0638   9.1  1924  8.4 0027   2.1 1308   1.2 0551  1934

 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Current Maximum Drafts at Oil Terminals

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Citgo Braintree         36-00 Fresh Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">ExxonMobil Everett      38-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Global Chelsea          32-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Global Revere           32-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Gulf Chelsea            35-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Irving Revere           36-00 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sprague Deepwater       34-00 BERTH DEPTH, Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Sunoco East Boston      37-06 Salt Water

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">TRT Quincy              29-00 Salt Water

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">McArdle Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The McArdle Bridge is operating on normal on

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Chelsea Street Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The Chelsea Street Bridge is operating on normal

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">on demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Fore River Bridge Update

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">The Fore River Bridge is operating on normal

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">on demand bridge openings for marine traffic.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">MSA Useful Links

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Army Corp of Engineers

http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#1F497D">

http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation.aspx<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Boston Harbor Pilot Association, LLC

http://www.bostonpilots.com/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">

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NOAA

Chart viewer<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New""> - handy tool for chart reference

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Weather WEB Sites

National Hurricane Center<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">

National Data Buoy Center

Dial-A-Buoy<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:blue">

Oceanweather, Inc.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:blue">

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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.