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.
03 Oct 2014
Specialized truckload operator Daseke acquired Lone Star Transportation and will add the Texas-based heavy hauler to its growing family of trucking subsidiaries.
17 Sep 2014
The Port of Charleston’s strong container traffic in August has furthered its strategy for above-market growth, although the outlook for the rest of the year is not quite so bright.
08 Sep 2014
The Port of Charleston will invest $1.3 billion in the coming decade to deepen its harbor to 50 feet, modernize marine terminals to accommodate today’s mega-ships and build intermodal connectors to enhance its status as a world-class port, James Newsome, president of the South Carolina Ports Authority, said Monday.
26 Aug 2014
Like a sparkling Ferrari on a showroom floor, the U.S. Southeast ports are sitting pretty when it comes to import and export automobile traffic growth.