Port of Charleston

29 Jun 2016
“It’s not as bad as it was, I’d put it that way.”
20 Apr 2016
Container traffic at the Port of Charleston was up a modest 3.8 percent last month, a fraction of the double-digit jump it saw in February, but still better than the 2 percent slip the port reported in January.
20 Apr 2016
Hot on the heels of a record-setting March for South Carolina’s inland port in Greer, the South Carolina Ports Authority announced Wednesday that it plans to pursue a second inland facility near the North Carolina border.
17 Mar 2016
The Port of Charleston posted a 13 percent year-over-year increase in container volume in February and celebrated the loading of the 2 millionth BMW exported through the port since the German automaker began operations in South Carolina.
10 Mar 2016
Norfolk Southern Railway is enhancing its twice-weekly intermodal rail service connecting the Port of Charleston and Charlotte, North Carolina, to five times a week to meet rising freight demand, the South Carolina Ports Authority announced Thursday.
08 Mar 2016
A strong dollar took a big chunk out of exports at major U.S. gateways in 2015. Most of the U.S. ports that handle more than 50,000 20-foot-equivalent units recorded declines in export volume, according to preliminary data from PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com within IHS.
03 Mar 2016
The rise in refrigerated cargo shipments is good news for major container ports, including the Port of Charleston. In an interview with Cool Cargoes Editor Lara L. Sowinski, Jim Newsome, president and CEO of South Carolina Ports Authority, shares his perspective on what it takes to accommodate reefer cargo and how the SCPA is positioning itself to capitalize on the future growth of this specialized cargo.
17 Feb 2016
As the industry prepares for the controversial new verified weight rules that go into effect this July, the Port of Charleston is the first U.S. port to say it is willing and game to provide in-terminal weighing services for containers if allowed to do so by the U.S. Coast Guard.
17 Feb 2016
The Port of Charleston’s full-container volume in January slipped 2 percent percent year-over-year, and South Carolina Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome said volume is expected to remain flat until spring.
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.