“We are getting a good handle on it and today is much better,” Jim Newsome, president and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, told JOC.com Wednesday. “We will return to our normal high standard of operation shortly.”
03 Feb 2015
A long-discussed but still unrealized marine terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border has made some marked headway after an engineering study found there is room on the Savannah River for a second terminal downstream from the busy Port of Savannah.
03 Feb 2015
Special Projects Editor Alessandra Barrett discusses the recent JOC Port Productivity awards with winners South Carolina
03 Feb 2015
Truck gates at the Port of Charleston will be open on Saturdays beginning Feb. 7 in a move aimed at providing motor carriers additional options for pickups and deliveries.
21 Jan 2015
South Carolina Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome expects the Port of Charleston’s 2015 container volume to expand 5 percent to 7 percent after traffic measured similarly jumped 12 percent in 2014 from 2013.
22 Dec 2014
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.
20 Nov 2014
The South Carolina Ports Authority’s inland port of Greer continues to exceed performance expectations with rail lifts at the facility up 1.5 times over plan, with 17,714 moves since July.
13 Nov 2014
The G6 Alliance carriers have added a call at the port of Charleston on one of its U.S. East Coast-North Europe services, increasing the frequency of weekly post-Panamax vessel calls to the South Carolina port.
20 Oct 2014
The South Carolina Ports Authority today received the first ship call of a new consolidated South American east coast service that brings additional post-Panamax vessels to Charleston.
19 Oct 2014
Northern Southern Railway has increased the frequency of its intermodal service to the inland port of Greer, South Carolina, partially reflecting growth at the adjacent BMW plant.
07 Oct 2014
The Port of Charleston took a step closer to dredging its 45-foot-deep ship channel to as much as 52 feet after gaining the Army Corps of Engineers’ tentative approval of the project’s draft environmental impact statement.