South Carolina Ports Authority News

Charleston Metro Chamber’s Economic Forecast Shows Positive Growth, Big Challenges for the Lowcountry

Big opportunities and significant challenges. That’s the best way to sum up the 2015-2016 Economic Forecast report released today by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Container volumes up for South Carolina Ports Authority

Since the fiscal year began in July, the South Carolina Ports Authority saw a 5 percent increase in container volume, moving 145,092 20-foot equivalent units (TEU) in January.

CWIT's 2014 Women of the Year to give port update at organization's first meeting of 2016

Barbara Melvin, Charleston Women in International Trade's (CWIT) 2014 Women of the Year, will be a special guest at CWIT's first meeting of 2016.

Moody's, S&P issue positive financial ratings for South Carolina Ports Authority

Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services recently confirmed the solid financial position of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA).

Ports Authority reports jump in container volume

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced Sept. 14 that it saw a 4 percent jump in container volume in August compared to the same period last year.

Public comment deadline for new terminal approaching

Charleston chamber chief sends letter of support for project to Army Corps of Engineers.

S.C. Ports Authority unveils growth plan after busy May

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors adopted a financial plan last week that is expected to lead to cargo growth, a boost in operating revenues and major capital investments. The plan was announced after SCPA's May numbers were released. It was a record-setting month for the authority, during which higher-than-ever container volumes were achieved.

SC Ports handles 15% more containers than last year

Total box volume through April reached almost 900,000 containers

S.C. ports report 2nd month of 18% container growth

Fiscal year container volume total is at 1.23 million twenty-foot equivalent units.

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