Skip to main content

Lake Charles

Go Search
All Ports
Lake Charles
LKC Calendar
  
Lake Charles > Pages > Notices  

Web Part Page Title Bar image
Notices

 Year

 Month

 Port Updates

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Lake Charles Daily Update - September 13, 2021
Date:Monday, September 13, 2021
Priority:Normal
Notice:

LAKE CHARLES

 

 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Channel Service:            Open

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Pilot Service:                   Available

Tug Availability:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">             6 Tugs

Cameron Ferry:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">              In Service

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

Good Morning,

The obstruction/wire preventing anchoring in Anchorage Area 4 has been removed.  Normal use of A/4 may commence immediately for bunkering. 

Brett

Lake Charles Pilots

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

Inbound Deep Draft Pilot Boarding Windows:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">13/1700 TO 14/0700 ** 14/1900 TO 15/0730 ** 15/2030 TO 16/0815 ** 16/2145 TO 17/0645 ** 17/2230 TO 18/0600 ** 18/1230 TO 1430 ** 18/2315 TO 19/0545

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

Offshore and Coastal Forecast:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">   https://www.weather.gov/lch/

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Synopsis: <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> Tropical Storm Nicholas is expected to continue moving northward toward the middle Texas coast today, pushing inland near Matagorda Bay tonight. Nicholas will bring an increase in winds and seas, along with widespread shower and thunderstorm activity. All marine interests should monitor the National Hurricane Center and our office for updates on Tropical Storm Nicholas.

Today<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Tonight<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Wednesday<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Thursday<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Thursday Night<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">====================================================

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Maximum Channel Draft:                                          <span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">40'00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Max Terminal Drafts:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Alcoa                                                                              32’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Bulk Terminal 1 Old                                                    40’00” FW                                                       

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Bulk Terminal 1 New                                                  40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CITGO “B” Dock                                                           39’06” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CITGO “C” Dock                                                           39’06” FW (SHORE GANGWAY OUT OF SERVICE – C Dock requires use of ships portable gangway with minimum length of 15 meters)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CITGO “D” Dock                                                          35’00” FW  

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CITGO CLIFTON RIDGE                                               40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Phillips 66 Clifton Ridge                                             40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Phillips 66 Refinery Dock #3                                     40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Port of Lake Charles City Docks                                35’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Port of Lake Charles City Dock #8 and BT-1           40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Westlake Chemical A Dock                                       38’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Westlake Chemical C Dock                                       38’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Westlake Styrene/CII                                                 35’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">A2 INNER ANCHORAGE                                             40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">A4 INNER ANCHORAGE                                             40’00” FW

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">I-210 BRIDGE                                                               135 FT (+/- TIDE)

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Traffic Notice: 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-ABANDONED ANCHOR CHAIN IN POSITION L 29-17.8N, LN 093-11.75W, BEARING 150 / 2.6NM FROM CC. DO NOT ANCHOR LESS THAN 3.5 MILES S.E. OF CC

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">=================================

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">RESTRICTIONS @ LAKE CHARLES, LA

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">=================================

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">LAKE CHARLES CUSTOMS AND BOARDER PROTECTION (CBP):

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Crew shore leave processing and inspection will now return to previously established procedures.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Requests for crew sign-offs (D-2) which include an overnight stay will now be considered if, the crewmember is not exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, the crewmember has valid travel documents, and there is no other restriction on the crewmember’s travel. 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

Vessel agents should continue to provide notice of vessel arrivals, and updated vessel arrival information, to the CBP Lake Charles email address at SWLA-Ports@cbp.dhs.gov during the hours of 0800 – 1600 hours Monday – Friday.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Clayton Istre

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Port Director

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Port of Lake Charles 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">New Orleans Field Office

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">U.S Customs and Border Protection 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Office: 337-721-3310

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Cell: 337-304-7669 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

The below information will be required to request repartition from CBP:<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Crew passport bio page

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Crew C1/D visa

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Crew I-95 landing permit

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- E-Tickets with direct flights departing from LCH or IAH

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

Rapid COVID-19 testing is available for any crewmember that may require COVID-19 testing before repatriating home.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:red">

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">LAKE CHARLES USCG:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">All vessels are required to submit “Attestation Letter” prior to being cleared to enter port.  

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">LAKE CHARLES TERMINALS:

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">All terminals have no restrictions other than maintaining a safe distance and environment.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CBP   : https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">CDC   : https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">USCG  : https://www.uscg.mil/Coronavirus/

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

https://www.weather.gov/

 

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

 

NOAA US GULF OFFSHORE WATER WEATHER<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT4.shtml

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> 

Subscribe / Unsubscribe to Daily Port Updates

Visit our Moran Shipping Ports Site

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc.

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Lake Charles

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Phone: 337-533-8681

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Email:    LKC@moranshipping.com

Notice posted on Monday, September 13, 2021

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.