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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - Boston
Date:Wednesday, September 21, 2022
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.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<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.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

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

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 

<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">Shore leave is permitted on a case by case basis by CBP.

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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"">Cloudy , 59°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Feels Like 60° F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Today’s High 73°F

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Wind, WNW 4 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Humidity 83%

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

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"">Pressure 29.96 in

 

Warmer with clouds giving way to sun.

 

<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"">High pressure briefly builds in from the west today before a strong

<span-family:"Courier New"">cold front will cross the waters Thursday. This will bring a around

<span-family:"Courier New"">of showers and a few thunderstorms to the waters on Thursday.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Northwest wind gusts of 25 to 35 knots will follow Thu night into

<span-family:"Courier New"">Friday night behind the cold front. At the same time...Hurricane

<span-family:"Courier New"">Fiona will pass well east of the waters. Large southerly swells from

<span-family:"Courier New"">this Hurricane should arrive in the RI and MA waters Thursday and

<span-family:"Courier New"">especially Friday. Canadian high pressure will then build from the

<span-family:"Courier New"">Great Lakes to the mid Atlantic by Saturday. This high will shift

<span-family:"Courier New"">east of the region early next week as the next cold front approaches

<span-family:"Courier New"">from the west.

<span-family:"Courier New"">TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">2 to 3 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt after

<span-family:"Courier New"">midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU...S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W in the afternoon. Gusts up

<span-family:"Courier New"">to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Showers with a chance of tstms.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt

<span-family:"Courier New"">after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

<span-family:"Courier New"">Seas 4 to 7 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 10 to

<span-family:"Courier New"">15 kt. Gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas

<span-family:"Courier New"">3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers..

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

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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

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

<span-family:"Courier New"">21    Wed  8:56 8.3  9:05 9.3  2:39 1.5     2:46 2.2   6:29 6:45

<span-family:"Courier New"">22    Thu  9:45 8.6  9:53 9.6  3:29 1.3     3:37 1.8   6:30 6:43

<span-family:"Courier New"">23    Fri  10:26 9.0  10:36 9.9  4:12 1.0  4:22  1.3   6:31 6:41

<span-family:"Courier New"">24    Sat  11:04 9.4  11:16 10.1 4:52 0.6  5:04  0.9   6:32 6:39

<span-family:"Courier New"">25    Sun  11:40 9.8  11:55 10.2 5:29 0.4  5:45  0.5   6:33 6:37

<span-family:"Courier New"">26    Mon             12:16 10.2 6:06 0.2  6:25  0.1   6:34 6:36

<span-family:"Courier New"">27    Tue  12:35 10.2 12:53 10.5 6:44 0.1  7:07 -0.1   6:35 6:34

<span-family:"Courier New"">28    Wed  1:16 10.2 1:32 10.7 7:24 0.2    7:50 -0.3   6:36 6:32

<span-family:"Courier New"">29    Thu  1:59 10.0 2:13 10.8 8:05 0.3    8:35 -0.3   6:37 6:30

<span-family:"Courier New"">30    Fri  2:45 9.8  2:58 10.8 8:49 0.5    9:25 -0.1   6:39 6:29

 

October

<span-family:"Courier New"">1    Sat  3:35 9.4  3:48 10.6 9:38 0.8      10:19 0.1  6:40 6:27

<span-family:"Courier New"">2    Sun  4:30 9.1  4:45 10.4 10:34 1.2     11:20 0.3  6:41 6:25

<span-family:"Courier New"">3    Mon  5:33 8.8  5:48 10.2 11:35 1.4                6:42 6:24

<span-family:"Courier New"">4    Tue  6:39 8.8  6:55 10.1 12:23 0.5     12:40 1.4  6:43 6:22

<span-family:"Courier New"">5    Wed  7:46 9.0  8:03 10.2 1:28 0.4      1:46  1.2  6:44 6:20

<span-family:"Courier New"">6    Thu  8:51 9.4  9:09 10.4 2:31 0.3      2:51  0.9  6:45 6:18

<span-family:"Courier New"">7    Fri  9:49 9.9  10:08 10.6 3:30 0.0     3:51  0.4  6:46 6:17

<span-family:"Courier New"">8    Sat  10:40 10.4 11:01 10.7 4:24 -0.2   4:46 -0.1  6:47 6:15

<span-family:"Courier New"">9    Sun  11:26 10.7 11:50 10.7 5:12 -0.3   5:36 -0.4  6:49 6:13

<span-family:"Courier New"">10   Mon             12:10 10.8 5:57 -0.2   6:23 -0.5  6:50 6:12

<span-family:"Courier New"">11   Tue  12:37 10.5 12:53 10.8 6:41 0.0    7:09 -0.5  6:51 6:10

<span-family:"Courier New"">12   Wed  1:23 10.1 1:35 10.6 7:23 0.4      7:54 -0.2  6:52 6:08

<span-family:"Courier New"">13   Thu  2:08 9.7  2:17 10.3 8:06 0.9      8:39 0.2   6:53 6:07

<span-family:"Courier New"">14   Fri  2:54 9.2  3:00 10.0 8:49 1.4      9:25 0.6   6:54 6:05   

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<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 BERTH DEPTH, 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"">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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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:#C00000">Please visit our Boston Port site at:

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Notice posted on Wednesday, September 21, 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.