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Subject:Daily Port Update - New York
Date:Friday, May 13, 2022
Priority:Normal
Attachments:
COVID-19 Memo Agents 6-22-2020.pdf    
Detention of Crewmen arriving from COVID19 restricted countries.doc    
MSIB 02-20_Change 5_Novel Coronavirus.pdf    
MSIB_02_21_Ch3.pdf    
MSIB-06-20_Reporting-Requirements.pdf    
Notice:

New York Harbor is at MARSEC Level 1

 

NWS Marine Weather Forecast - New York

 

New York Harbor-

612 AM EDT Fri May 13 2022

 

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING

 

 

TODAY

E winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog this

morning. Slight chance of light rain and drizzle until late

afternoon, then slight chance of showers late. Vsby less than

1 nm this morning.

 

TONIGHT

SE winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog.

Vsby 1 to 3 nm.

 

SAT

SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Areas of fog in the

morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in

the morning.

 

SAT NIGHT

S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Chance of

showers.

 

SUN

S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Chance of showers in

the afternoon.

 

MON

SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely with

chance of tstms.

 

MON NIGHT

W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. Chance of

showers.

 

TUE

W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 1 to

2 ft.

 

TUE NIGHT

NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves

1 ft or less.

 

Winds and waves may be higher in and near tstms.

 

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COVID-19 Corona Virus Information

Restrictions continue at the Port of New York/New Jersey.

 

Vessel cargo operations are not affected and are still being conducted with little or no delays.

 

Attached please find the Marine Safety Information Bulletin's from USCG and CBP requirements of safeguarding detained crewmembers falling within 14 days of their arrival from COVID-19 restricted countries and vessel Mask requirements.  Crew changes being allowed if vessel meeting safe COVID requirements.  

 

Also attached is memo to agents from the Sandy Hook Pilots covering COVID-19 precautionary measures for vessels entering the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Frequently Asked Questions: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/covid-19-basics/faq

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

USCG: https://www.uscg.mil/Coronavirus/

CBP: https://www.dhs.gov/coronavirus

Not related to the Pandemic, any off signing crew with contracts of 1 year or less and/or first time arriving in the U.S. are required to be escorted and attended to by guards from ship to airport/hotel. This requirement is at Customs and Border protection discretion. Crew must be on airplane departing while ship is in port.  In case crew cannot depart, then guards will be required at all times while in the U.S.  This is subject to Customs approval on a case by case basis.

 

While there have been few (if any) confirmed positive crew members arriving in the U.S. via ship, there have been vessels delayed entry into U.S. ports for not providing timely submissions of attestation letters where required.  Just a friendly reminder to ensure that this information is being transmitted to USCG well in advance of expected POB, in order to prevent any significant delays with entry into port, thank you.

 

Terminals and maritime facilities carrying out due diligence at their berths to limit the spread of the virus to crew and shore side personnel by limiting any direct contact with personnel.  In some cases, temperature checks, no paperwork exchanges, only via e-mail, crew not being allowed to depart while at their terminals. Gangways to be raised/removed when shore personnel leave ship during operations. Limiting inspectors, gaugers etc. from entering terminal buildings.

 

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Notice posted on Friday, May 13, 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.