Container volumes through U.S. ports will increasingly come into balance between imports and exports as U.S. manufacturing — which is often export-focused — accelerates in coming years, said James Newsome, president and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority.
South Carolina Ports Authority
04 Nov 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority will launch a clean truck certification program on Jan. 1, 2014, to reduce port-related air emissions at SCPA’s container terminals.
15 Oct 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority handled 133,011 20-foot-equivalent units in September, partially driving a 3.3 percent increase in container volume in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014.
23 Sep 2013
When the South Carolina Ports Authority broke ground for an inland port at Greer, S.C., it implemented a strategy that was based upon securing an anchor tenant and linking that exporter to the Port of Charleston with multi-modal transportation options that include short-haul rail.
19 Sep 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today approved H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, which aims to streamline the infrastructure project delivery process.
17 Sep 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority handled 144,649 20-foot-equivalent units in August, an increase of 5.6 percent year-over-year and the highest monthly volume since October 2008.
10 Sep 2013
CHARLESTON, S.C. — If the necessary approvals are delivered as planned, the Port of Charleston deepening project will be approved in late 2015, and the South Atlantic gateway will have a 50-foot channel five years later.
20 Aug 2013
South Carolina Ports Authority reported its revenue in fiscal year 2013, ending June 30, 2013, was $140.49 million, up 7 percent year-over-year from $130.95 million.
16 Jul 2013
The Port of Charleston’s container traffic in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, totaled 1.56 million 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 9 percent over the previous year.
21 Jun 2013
For years, Peter Friedmann has touted the idea that exports can regain their long-lost dominance over imports in U.S. container trade. Now some economists say the executive director of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition may be onto something.
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.
30 May 2013
Congressional reauthorization to start dredging may be waiting in the wings, but the Georgia Ports Authority isn’t waiting around for the $652 million in funding before beginning work on its long-delayed Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. Indeed, the GPA is pressing ahead with pre-engineering and preparations for environmental mitigation along the 29-mile length of the river channel leading to the Port of Savannah.