An inland port launched by the South Carolina Ports Authority roughly a year ago has exceeded its expectations, reflecting shippers’ interest in reducing trucking costs and securing capacity via intermodal rail.
14 Aug 2014
The top four ports on the U.S. East Coast saw delays in both arrivals and berth times in June, partially because of a surge in traffic from cargo diversions to East Coast during peak season.
21 Jul 2014
Container volume at the Port of Charleston increased 8 percent in the South Carolina Ports Authority’s jus
20 Jun 2014
The South Carolina Ports Authority’s board of directors has approved a 2015 fiscal year plan that includes expectations of gains in container traffic.
17 Jun 2014
U.S. shippers and port officials are still digesting the news of China’s rejection of the P3 alliance of the three largest container ship lines, and are wondering what happens next.
16 Jun 2014
AGRO Merchants Group has been building its portfolio of temperature-controlled warehouse and distribution facilities at nine U.S. and European locations, and CEO Neal Rider says there’s more to come.
13 Jun 2014
Three companies this month have announced investments in temperature-controlled facilities near the Port of Charleston.
03 Jun 2014
New Orleans Cold Storage has plans to more than double the size of its existing storage space at the Port of Charleston, South Carolina.
28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.
21 May 2014
Rising capital needs in an era of carrier alliances and huge ships may force neighboring ports to put aside their differences and cooperate, said CEO James Newsome of the South Carolina Port Authority.
01 Apr 2014
South Carolina’s new inland port at Greer will get a big increase in the volume of autos and containers it handles for rail shipment to and from the Port of Charleston over the next couple of years. The leg up will come from the $1 billion investment that BMW announced March 28 to expand production at its automobile plant in nearby Spartanburg over the next two years.