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Subject:MSA - PHL/WIL - MSA - PHL/WIL - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, April 05, 2019
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
River Transit advisories - Feb 2019.pdf    
Notice:

Good Day from Moran Shipping Agencies in Port Philadelphia / Wilmington, De.

Local Time – GMT -4              

News – –

Attached please note attached  Amended River Transit Advisories received from Delaware River Pilots office

February 24, 2019

TO:        Maritime Operations Committee

Maritime Exchange Navigation Group

CBP requirement for vessels lightering to extinction at Bigstone anchorage below

As you might be aware, due to the construction at Fort Mifflin, a number of vessels will be lightering to extinction in the Sector Delaware Bay Captain of the Port zone without going to berth. CBP has provided agents and vessels options immigration requirements. If one of your vessels encounters this situation and chooses to disembark the crewmembers from the vessel to complete their clearance checks with CBP, the USCG requests the vessel submit a plan to our office containing the following information:

1. A list of crew members and positions for those that will be absent from the vessel at the same time.

2. The estimated length of time the crewmembers will be ashore.

3. Will the vessel be conducting cargo or lightering operations in conjunction with sending crewmembers ashore?

4. A statement from the Master stating the vessel's plan is in accordance with the vessel's company policies, the Safety Management System, Work/Rest Hour Requirements, 33 CFR 164.19 Requirements for Vessels at Anchor, and STCW including, but not limited to, STCW A-VIII/2, Part 4, paragraph 51 and STCW-A VIII/5.

Please submit all plans to d05-smb-secdelbay-portstate@uscg.mil. We will review the plans as quickly as possible, however, please note that this could take some time so please submit them as soon as possible.  Once the plan has been reviewed, a member of my staff will email you back with our response.

Maintaining the safety of the crew, the safety of the vessel and the safety of the port is the USCG's top priority.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Port State Control Branch at (215) 271-4887 during normal business hours or the Command Center at (215) 271-4807. Please feel free to contact me with any questions as well.

Thank you.

Best Regards,

Jen

LCDR Jennifer Doherty

Chief, Inspections Division

Sector Delaware Bay

1 Washington Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19147

Office: (215) 271 4852

CBPO George Amadio

Port of Philadelphia

Vessel Central

8506 Essington Ave, BLDG C2

Second Floor, Suite 17

Essington, PA 19153

215-596-1975

 

 

 

Marine Weather

ANZ400-052215-

621 AM EDT Fri Apr 5 2019

 

 .SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK

ISLAND DE AND FOR DELAWARE BAY...

 High pressure across the Northeast will move offshore through

today as a weak area of low pressure passes by to the south

later today through tonight. Skies will clear behind this

system through the remainder of the weekend, as high pressure

builds across the area. A stronger area of low pressure and

attendant cold front look to affect the region Monday and

Tuesday of next week with more appreciable rainfall possible.

 

ANZ454-455-052215-

Coastal waters from Cape May NJ to Cape Henlopen DE out 20 nm-

Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm-

621 AM EDT Fri Apr 5 2019

 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING

 

TODAY

E winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to

4 ft. Swell mainly from the NE with a dominant period of

7 seconds.  A chance of rain this morning, then rain this

afternoon.

 

TONIGHT

SE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt,

diminishing to 5 to 10 kt in the late evening and early morning,

then becoming SW late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the SE

with a dominant period of 7 seconds.  Rain likely, mainly in the

evening. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.

 

SAT

NW winds around 5 kt, becoming N late in the morning, then

becoming NE in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from

the SE with a dominant period of 7 seconds.  Patchy fog early in

the morning. A chance of rain in the morning. Vsby 1 to 3 NM

early in the morning.

 

SAT NIGHT

NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas

3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the SE with a dominant period of

7 seconds.

 

SUN

NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the afternoon. Seas

3 to 4 ft.

 

SUN NIGHT

S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of

showers after midnight.

 

MON

S winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the

afternoon. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of

showers.

 

MON NIGHT

S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt after

midnight. Gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely.

 

TUE

W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW

5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Showers likely,

mainly in the morning.

 

TUE NIGHT

SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.

Seas around 3 ft. A chance of showers.

 

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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.