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South Carolina Ports Authority

Port of Charleston, South Carolina.
18 May 2018
The Port of Charleston and CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railway have extended their terminal hours owing to emergency cable repairs on the James B. Edwards Bridge over the Wando River, but beneficial cargo owners should expect longer transit times during the next four weeks.
31 Oct 2017
The Charleston dredging project has proceeded quickly through a series of milestones since the corps recommended the deepening in 2010.
08 Sep 2017
Hurricane Irma’s arrival this weekend threatens to roil US supply chains and seriously impact trucking rates.
27 Apr 2017
Two recent announcements of Charleston-area transloading facilities show that resin producers are casting a wide net for ports.
25 Jan 2017
Implementation at the port’s Wando Welch Terminal went awry this summer, leaving trucks unable to clear the gates and backing traffic up outside the terminal onto a nearby interstate.
16 Dec 2016
When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
Ports and terminal operators increasingly see operational agreements akin to those already used by container lines as critical to enabling future infrastructure investment.
14 Dec 2016
The South Carolina Ports Authority is in “hypothetical and anticipatory” discussions with US federal regulators over a potential alliance with an undisclosed port authority.
02 Dec 2016
South Carolina state officials say a dispute with the two major Eastern railroads won’t threaten the 2019 opening of an intermodal terminal at the Port of Charleston, but the railroads say that hinges on a design change.
24 Oct 2016
After years being bandied about, a planned $3 billion container terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border took a major step forward last week when the US Army Corps of Engineers formally began its review of the project.
29 Sep 2016
The South Carolina Ports Authority is suing a pair of contractors over the initial design of a containment area that ultimately will support the wharf of a new cargo terminal in North Charleston.
The Hugh K. Leatherman terminal at the Port of Charleston, pictured under construction, will increase the port's overall capacity by 50 percent upon completion.
13 Sep 2016
The Port of Charleston and the state of South Carolina over the next decade will spend a combined $2.2 billion to handle New Panamax ships.
12 Sep 2016
The new Inland Port Dillon will build on the momentum of South Carolina's first inland operation in Greer.
A map of the projected path of Tropical Storm Hermine. The encircled "S" and "H" symbols indicate the storm's expected strength at that time, with "S" being tropical storm and "H" being hurricane.
02 Sep 2016
Tropical Storm Hermine on Friday affected port operations from Jacksonville, Florida, to Charleston, South Carolina.
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.