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12:55 am on Sunday September 16, 2012

A chat with the Charleston port leader about successes and challenges

Image by Flickr user r_bowley Last week I wrote how although Charleston ports were once again bosting of a good year of great growth, they were still in many ways making up lost ground — something that could keenly be seen in how the once smaller...
10:09 am on Thursday November 17, 2011

Charleston port chief: S.C. Shipping cargo must be doubled

Flickr user light_arted There's no hiding it: While the shipping industry as a whole has been hurt in recent years, Charleston's competitive edge has been sliding even harder. And so S.C. State Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome has laid out a goal...
3:05 am on Thursday November 17, 2011

Charleston port chief: S.C. Shipping cargo must be doubled

Image by Flickr user light_artedThere's no hiding it: While the shipping industry as a whole has been hurt in recent years, Charleston's competitive edge has been sliding even harder. And so S.C. State Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome has laid out...
10:41 am on Saturday February 19, 2011

Charleston port chief won't weigh in on North Charleston rail debate

Despite much encouragement from North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey and the city's council, S.C. State Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome wouldn't pick a side in the debate over how rail will reach the new port.  Newsome's thesis is the decision isn't...
9:58 am on Sunday September 27, 2009

An update on Charleston ports, and its new leader

Though it feels a bit like a cheerleading piece, The Post and Courier's column still does a good job of showing how things are going at Charleston's ports and where its new leader is focusing his efforts. Read more stories on this subject in our...
8:30 am on Tuesday June 23, 2009

Newsome named new CEO of SC Ports Authority

It is official, Jim Newsome has been named the new CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority. The Post and Courier has the full story.
2:17 am on Monday June 8, 2009

South Carolina port has nearly found new leader

Image by Flickr user Jim FrazierImage by 20090605-port.jpg The long-embattled State Ports Authority has narrowed it down to five choices for the position of new chief executive, with Jim Newsome, president of Hapag Lloyd's America division, the...
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