South Carolina

BMW exports autos through Port of Charleston
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.
28 Jun 2013
Norfolk Southern has opened its new Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer terminal in Columbia, S.C., which will allow customers without rail sidings to transfer a large array of commodities between railcars and trucks.
26 Jun 2013
Exel has plans to establish a new $38 million distribution facility in the River Walk Business Park in York County, S.C.
26 Jun 2013
Hapag-Lloyd and OOCL have decided to suspend calls at Charleston, S.C., from the Gulf Mexico Express Service in order to improve schedule reliability to and from Mexico and the U.S. East Coast.
North American East Coast Regional Market Shares. Source: Individual Ports
21 Jun 2013
Ports in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. saw gains in their share of North American East Coast container traffic in the first quarter of 2013. Canadian ports also saw an increase, albeit slight, while the market share of ports in the U.S. Northeast declined, according to data from the individual ports.
19 Jun 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority board of directors approved its fiscal year 2014 plan, which includes volume increases across business segments and $123 million in capital spending on a number of projects.
29 May 2013
U.S. District Judge Richard M. Gergel today accepted the settlement agreement between all parties involved in the mediation regarding the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project...
24 May 2013
The Port of Charleston in South Carolina reported container volume in April was 134,718 20-foot-equivalent units, rising 9 percent year-over-year and increasing 17 percent compared with April 2011.
24 May 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Port of Charleston in South Carolina have intercepted a container, carrying aluminum scrap metal from Costa Rica...
17 May 2013
SFK Group will expand its existing operations in Charleston County, S.C., representing an investment of $3 million.
14 May 2013
Nordic Cold Storage has reached an agreement with South Carolina State Ports Authority to terminate the lease on its warehouse facility in Greer, S.C., clearing the way for a $43 million inland port to be built in its place.

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