Port of Charleston

01 Feb 2016
Cargo diversions from West Coast ports because of labor strife in early 2015 helped make a handful of East and Gulf Coast ports the fastest-growing in the nation last year.
20 Jan 2016
Container volume at the Port of Charleston rose 10.1 percent last year, to 1.97 million 20-foot-equivalent units, but the port authority’s chief executive expects slower growth during the first half of 2016.
20 Jan 2016
New Orleans Cold Storage has more than doubled the size of its facility near Charleston, South Carolina, with an 81,000-square-foot expansion that more than doubles its blast-freezing capacity.
13 Jan 2016
Deepening of the Port of Charleston’s 45-foot channel to 52 feet moved a step closer this week when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recommended congressional authorization of the project.
07 Jan 2016
South Carolina Ports Authority CEO and President Jim Newsome sat down with JOC.com Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi on the sidelines of JOC.com’s annual Port Performance North America Conference in December to discuss the Port of Charleston’s strong performance in 2015, the port’s future prospects amid slowing global trade, and the steps its taking to handle mega-ships that will soon call at East Coast ports.
07 Jan 2016
South Carolina Ports Authority CEO and President Jim Newsome sat down with JOC.com Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi on the sidelines of JOC.com’s annual Port Performance North America Conference in December to discuss the Port of Charleston’s strong performance in 2015, the port’s future prospects amid slowing global trade, and the steps it's taking to handle mega-ships that will soon call at East Coast ports.
16 Dec 2015
The Port of Charleston’s November volume of full and empty 20-foot-equivalent units rose 6.5 percent year-over-year, reflecting what CEO Jim Newsome said was expected “sustained moderate growth.”
18 Nov 2015
Container volume at the Port of Charleston rose just 3.8 percent in October, reflecting the “more modest growth” the South Carolina Ports Authority forecast now that gridlock on the U.S. West Coast has cleared.
16 Nov 2015
The development of Jasper Ocean Terminal made some headway Monday after the Georgia and South Carolina port authorities agreed to a framework for the long-discussed but still unrealized marine terminal on the states’ shared border.
21 Oct 2015
The Port of Charleston’s September volume of full 20-foot-equivalent units rose 10.1 percent year-over-year, reflecting what South Carolina Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome described as “broad-based strength across all market segments.”
14 Oct 2015
Sea Pac LLC is building a 1.5 million-square-foot facility that the South Carolina Ports Authority hopes will help Charleston compete for plastic resin exports, a market that Houston now dominates.
17 Sep 2015
Container volume growth at the Port of Charleston slowed to 4 percent last month, following several months of double-digit increases and reflecting difficult comparisons with a then-record August 2014.