South Carolina Ports Authority

24 Mar 2014
South Carolina’s Port of Charleston handled 129,657 TEUs in Feburary, down 1.5 percent year-over-year.
Container ship entering the Port of Savannah.
20 Feb 2014
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex got off to a “flat” start in 2014, in contrast with the “strong” numbers posted by the ports of Savannah and Charleston in January.
03 Feb 2014
Prospects for East Coast ports are brightening, especially on the export side, as the global economic recovery fuels demand for everything from automobiles to grain and forest products. But a number of variables could disrupt the ports’ projections, on the upside and the downside.
29 Jan 2014
The Port of Mobile, Ala., will remain closed today, but several other marine terminals planned to resume normal service after closing yesterday because of an ice storm that hit southern states from Virginia to Texas.
Ice
28 Jan 2014
Forecasts of freezing rain and icy roads and bridges forced the closure today of several U.S. Southeast ports, including Houston, New Orleans, Mobile and Charleston.
Port of Charleston
23 Jan 2014
South Carolina’s Port of Charleston handled more than 1.6 million TEUs for the full year of 2013...
Port of Charleston
17 Dec 2013
Strong exports at South Carolina’s Port of Charleston drove a 6.1 percent year-over-year increase in container traffic in November.
Maersk Altair. Photo courtesy Maersk Line.
10 Dec 2013
The advent of the P3 Network and the likely expansion of other mega-alliances among the top 20 container lines mean that vessels with capacities of 8,000 to 10,000 20-foot-equivalent units will become the workhorses of the U.S. container trades, according to Jim Newsome, president and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority.
Stack of containers
09 Dec 2013
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.
SCPA's Clean Truck Certification Program will launch in 2014.
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.
South Carolina Inland Port in Greer, S.C.
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.

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