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2:02 pm on Wednesday September 8, 2010

Report says North Charleston's rail plan would generate $70M annually

Image by Flickr user sonrisa electrica If you could get a copy of all the paper documents produced in this debate, this is what it would look like. Tomorrow's going to be a big day in the ongoing debate about where rail lines should go to service a...
3:20 am on Friday October 23, 2009

Maersk to remain in Charleston through 2014

Image by Flickr user onesevenone.Image by maersk.jpg The Danish shipping giant ends its threat to sail out of Charleston. Maersk Line, the Danish company that accounts for about 20 percent of the State Ports Authority's container business, on...
2:00 am on Tuesday May 5, 2009

No final decision on Maersk pull out, yet

Image by Flickr user dans le grand bleu Image by 20090505-maersk.jpg Charleston's still waiting to hear if they're biggest customer will stay put. Update May 5: The Charleston Regional Business Journal is reporting that the port has either roped...
9:08 am on Monday May 4, 2009

Word is: Decision on Maersk shipping pullout could come Monday (update: semi-confirmed)

Image by US Army Corps of EngineersImage by 20090430-port.jpg Update May 5: Charleston will have to wait a bit for the verdict. Read more. Update May 4: Well we can expect some news today, as The Post and Courier says the port will have an "...
3:48 pm on Wednesday February 4, 2009

Port, union leaders ready deal to get shipper to stay put

On the same day that Maersk confirmed plans to reduce its calls on Charleston's ports some 42% by March 3, comes news that our port and union leaders have created an "aggressive" plan to get Maersk to keep their business put. Read more stories on...
5:46 am on Thursday January 29, 2009

Maersk taking more traffic away from Charleston's port

Image by Flickr user MaerskImage by 20090129-maersk-ship.jpg Making bad things worse, Maersk announced that it's WestMed service will also be leaving Charleston's port and taking traffic to other nearby ports like Savannah and Norfolk. Read more...
6:18 am on Wednesday December 24, 2008

Ron Brinson: Maersk asked too much, but unions share some blame

Ron Brinson writes in today's Post and Courier about the ongoing troubles between Charleston's ports, its unions, and Maersk. In part: Maersk is well-managed with understandable cost control objectives. But it also has a master International...
4:37 am on Tuesday December 23, 2008

Maersk's pullout from Charleston may not be as final as it seemed (updated 3X)

Somewhat expectedly, Maersk's announced pullout from the Charleston market may not be as final as it was being reported. Read more stories on this subject in our port topic page.First there's this line from The Charleston Regional Business Journal'...
12:47 pm on Thursday December 18, 2008

Maersk makes good on threat, it's leaving Charleston's ports

Image by MaerskImage by 20081218-maersk.jpg Update December 19, 7 p.m.: It's looking possible that there could be more negotiations. Read more. First reporting: After unions rejected a cost-cutting proposal, Maersk has announced it's going to stop...
2:56 am on Sunday December 14, 2008

Union gives port cost-cutting measure a thumbs down

Image by Flickr user Ma Rui Image by 20081213-maersk.jpg Members of International Longshoremen's Association in Charleston have rejected a proposal by Maersk to reduce costs. Maersk, the world's biggest shipping line, accounts for a quarter of...
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