South Carolina Ports Authority News

Charleston Harbor project receives green light from Trump

The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project achieved its latest milestone after both the Senate and the House granted their approval on the Energy and Water Appropriations bill as part of the FY2020 funding package, which has been subsequently signed into law by President Donald Trump.

Port of Charleston receives international honor from JOC

The Journal of Commerce has ranked the Port of Charleston No. 1 for overall productivity in the midsize ports category for North American ports.

South Carolina Ports Authority awards $128,500 in grants

Through its annual Community Giving Program, the South Carolina Ports Authority recently awarded $128,500 in grants to 71 charitable organizations.

SCPA delivers $63.4 billion annually to state's economy

According to research, S.C. Ports Authority has a $33 billion annual economic impact in the Upstate and provides 117,000 job opportunities in the region.

Inland Port Greer grows commerce, jobs for suppliers, consumers

Six years ago, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) extended its reach, literally, when it opened Inland Port Greer, located 212 miles inland, in Upstate South Carolina between Atlanta and Charlotte along Interstate 85 in Greer, next to BMW’s automotive campus.

Port of Charleston recovers quickly from Hurricane Dorian

In the end, a little luck and a lot of foresight contained damage to the Port of Charleston from Hurricane Dorian to some containers knocked over and some buoys that were bounced around by the raging winds.

Port of Charleston to provide strategic global reach to A&R Logistics

Charleston is welcoming a new member of the business community, as A&R Logistics, Inc. is developing its new global facility in which the Port of Charleston will have a vital role in the supply chain logistics service provider's East Coast strategy.

"Last mile" will connect port to terminal

“The Last Mile” is a popular title for movies and books, and a common metaphor for what people walk when they reach the end of the line.

SC Ports Authority boasts strong FY20 kick-off

South Carolina Ports Authority says Fiscal Year 2020 exhibited a strong start with its first fiscal month, recording its busiest July in Port history at both inland ports and container terminals.

Federal budget proposal includes $138 million for SCPA harbor project

Completion of a project to improve the Port of Charleston’s infrastructure became closer to reality when President Trump’s proposed 2020 budget allocated $138 to the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project.

SCPA reports record volume for February

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), which operates the harbor port in Charleston and two inland ports, experienced its highest container volume for February in its history this year, according to a press release issued by the authority March 20. In addition, in the first eight months of this fiscal year growth has reached nearly 12 percent.

Ports Authority continues to see record shipment levels, though slowdown may be on horizon

The South Carolina Ports Authority continues to post records for shipments and expects December to also be a busy month before an eventual slow down over the next several months due to concerns over U.S tariffs.

Consumers could be hurt by protracted tariffs and trade war, SC Chamber official says

As manufacturers ship goods at a record-breaking pace out of South Carolina, one certainty about a protracted trade war is that consumers could end up feeling the most pain, a state Chamber of Commerce official said during a recent interview.

SCPA accepts applicants for next Port Ambassador class

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has announced its 2018-19 Port Ambassadors class, which consists of 25 individuals who will go through the program to learn how to ports operate.

Port of South Carolina posts record numbers as work to deepen harbor begins

The Port of South Carolina expects to grow much faster than other facilities in the U.S. in the coming years as a number of major developments are completed.

Big boost to economy expected with North Charleston container terminal development

As work continues on a 280-acre container terminal in North Charleston's port, those close to the project are predicting a significant boost to the region's economy.

Expanded Charleston port to boost state's economy

The South Carolina Ports Authority has approved the expansion of Charleston's cargo port, with the Hugh G. Leatherman Terminal.

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project receives $17.5 million in funding

Yesterday was a good day for the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it has allocated $17.5 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project.

Ports Authority reports 8 percent increase in container volume

The South Carolina Ports Authority has reported an 8 percent increase in container volume since its fiscal year began in July.

New year brings new record for South Carolina Ports Authority

South Carolina Ports Authority experienced record-setting container volume in January, handling 105,000 pier containers and 185,018 20-foot equivalent units during the month.

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