South Carolina Ports Authority News

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.

Port Authority reports record volume of container units handled

The South Carolina Ports Authority posted a record container volume of nearly 2 million 20-foot equivalent units handled in 2016.

SC Ports Authority moves record volume in November

South Carolina Ports Authority reported its strongest November container volumes on record, handling 175,217 20-foot equivalent units in November, a year-over-year increase of 14 percent.

Senate approves bill that includes deepening Charleston Harbor

The U.S. Senate recently passed the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN), which includes Congressional authorization for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project.

SCPA enjoys year-over-year growth in first quarter

The South Carolina Port Authority handled 162,858 20-foot equivalent units in its first quarter of the company’s 2017 fiscal year.

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project clears hurdle in U.S. House of Representatives

Add Teaser herOn Wednesday, House Bill 5303, The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 399-25, moving the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to fruition.

Solid figures for SC Ports Authority despite tepid world market

Strong performances in the specialized cargo markets has helped South Carolina’s Ports Authority (SCPA) to post solid financial figures and hold its own in traffic volume despite a tepid world market.

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