South Carolina Ports Authority

29 Aug 2016
The South Carolina Ports Authority has ordered 12 rubber-tire gantry cranes for use at Charleston’s Wando Welch terminal.
29 Jun 2016
“It’s not as bad as it was, I’d put it that way.”
22 Jun 2016
“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.”
17 Jun 2016
Total container volumes at U.S Southeast ports took it on the chin last month.
Stakeholders are urging the FMC to make a decision about a SOLAS discussion group.
03 Jun 2016
Pressure is building on U.S. maritime regulators to quickly decide whether ports and container lines can hash out details on a strategy that could dramatically simplify exporters’ meeting the SOLAS container weight rule.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
28 Apr 2016
The Port of Charleston and its CEO James Newsome are emerging as mavericks in the increasingly heated debate over a global container weight rule.
25 Apr 2016
The Port of Charleston says it is in the final stages of tests to see whether the port can provide in-terminal container weighing services for shippers to comply with the new International Maritime Organization container weight rule that goes into effect this July.
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.
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.
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.