Vessels have backed up outside the Port of Charleston for the second time in as many months, but port officials believe they can resolve the issue within two weeks if importers retrieve their containers faster.
20 Dec 2021
The Port of Charleston has almost cleared the backlog of vessels anchored off the harbor through a coordinated effort with labor, truckers, and ocean carriers to increase the flow of boxes through the Wando Welch Terminal.
16 Dec 2021
CSX has been forced to restrict the movement of containers between Memphis and Charleston due to a lack of dray capacity, the latest in a series of congestion-related issues affecting the port in recent weeks.
29 Nov 2021
Eight vessels are now anchored off the Port of Charleston following the brief closure of a berth earlier this month and a stevedore labor shortage over the long Thanksgiving weekend.
23 Nov 2021
The Port of Charleston is concerned about the cost of chassis for its new pool now due to launch in 2023, while negotiations to secure an agreeable price took longer than expected.
12 Nov 2021
Southeastern Freight Lines is working with Relay Payments to automate accessorial payment processes such as “lumper fees” as LTL firms look to digitize more aspects of their business.
25 Oct 2021
The Port of Charleston will not open its new chassis pool in May 2022, delaying the launch by six months because manufacturers and lessors cannot supply the volume of chassis in time.
19 Aug 2021
The Port of Charleston received a $1.3 million grant through the EPA’s Clean Diesel Program, which will support the purchase of eight all-electric, zero-emission vehicles to support exporters.
08 Jul 2021
Port officials in Savannah, Jacksonville, and Wilmington, North Carolina, have signed a deal to maintain the South Atlantic Chassis Pool through 2028 on the condition the pool will grow and chassis quality will significantly improve.
06 Jul 2021
Berth planning and optimization software provider Portchain has signed its first US customer in the South Carolina Ports Authority, which will initially deploy the technology at its new Leatherman Terminal.
25 Jun 2021
The Port of Charleston has restored pre-COVID-19 Saturday hours to handle volumes affected by double-digit import growth and a labor lawsuit involving the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal.
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