South Carolina Ports Authority

South Carolina Ports Authority

25 Jun 2015
The plan to deepen Charleston’s harbor to accommodate the latest and largest container ships calling the U.S. East Coast received a key vote of approval.
17 Jun 2015
The South Carolina Ports Authority handled record container volume in May and approved $165.5 million in capital spending on new and expanded facilities during its fiscal year that begins July 1.
15 Apr 2015
The Port of Charleston posted a 6.8 percent year-over-year increase in loaded 20-foot-equivalent-unit containers and a 13.7 percent rise in total loaded and empty TEUs during March.
16 Mar 2015
The Port of Charleston handled 125,549 twenty-foot-equivalent units of loaded containers in February, a 17.5 percent year-over-year increase, the South Carolina Ports Authority reported.
18 Feb 2015
The Port of Charleston posted year-over-year increases of 12.6 percent in loaded 20-foot-equivalent units and 18 percent in total TEUs in January, benefiting from what port CEO James Newsome described as “across-the-board” cargo growth.
MSC ships at Charleston
21 Jan 2015
South Carolina Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome expects the Port of Charleston’s 2015 container volume to expand 5 percent to 7 percent after traffic measured similarly jumped 12 percent in 2014 from 2013.
22 Dec 2014
An inland port launched by the South Carolina Ports Authority roughly a year ago has exceeded its expectations, reflecting shippers’ interest in reducing trucking costs and securing capacity via intermodal rail.
13 Nov 2014
The G6 Alliance carriers have added a call at the port of Charleston on one of its U.S. East Coast-North Europe services, increasing the frequency of weekly post-Panamax vessel calls to the South Carolina port.
15 Oct 2014
The port of Charleston’s container traffic rose 13 percent year-over-year for the third month in a row in September, ending the first quarter of its fiscal year on a high note.
Port of Charleston
17 Sep 2014
The Port of Charleston’s strong container traffic in August has furthered its strategy for above-market growth, although the outlook for the rest of the year is not quite so bright.
09 Sep 2014
With turn times of 30 to 45 minutes, the Port of Charleston is a model for the efficient handling of drayage trucks, but that doesn’t mean the South Carolina port is paradise for harbor truckers.