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5:56 am on Wednesday April 18, 2012

Port of Charleston, South Carolina container shipping volume continues to grow

Image by Flickr user Jim Bahn Last month the S.C. State Ports Authority noted that Charleston ports were now exporting as much as they were importing, and now the group has seen the highest number of containers shipped in a month since October 2008...
3:58 am on Monday April 25, 2011

Downtown container cranes heading to Wando Terminal

Image by Flickr user joanna8555Two of the State Ports Authority's Columbus Street Terminal container cranes will be making a move upstream to the Wando Welch Terminal in Mount Pleasant. Moving the 236-foot-tall cranes will require strategic planning...
4:26 am on Wednesday December 22, 2010

Port of Charleston container volume continues to grow, high hopes for 2011

Image by Flickr user Jim BahnWith numbers up 14.4% for the month of November, container volume at the Port of Charleston has recorded growth for the 11th straight month. The Charleston Regional Business Journal also reports that for 2010, container...
1:05 pm on Monday October 18, 2010

Charleston Ports hoping to take advantage of Panama Canal project

Image by Flickr user thinkpanamaAs the Panama Canal undergoes it's biggest expansion project in history, the State Ports Authority is discussing ways to beef up local ports and deepen the Charleston Harbor to accommodate a "3 million container...
4:00 am on Monday August 23, 2010

Downtown landmark to be restored, turned into one-acre park

Image by Port of CharlestonOne of the most curious and historical landmarks in downtown Charleston, the crumbling facade of Bennett's Rice Mill between East Bay Street and the Charleston Harbor, will soon undergo a much needed restoration. In an...
3:57 am on Saturday August 7, 2010

Deal stuck between port, environmental groups to move Charleston port forward (updated)

Image by Flickr user SoulRider.222 Update August 7: The Post and Courier has followed and has a nice rounded-out report; read it here. If you were to judge by the two comments (which is a horrible cross-section of society, I know) on that story (...
3:55 am on Friday July 2, 2010

State Ports Authority's curious case of 61 stolen containers

Image by Flickr user Nelson CruzListed in a recent report released by the city of North Charleston, between 2007 and 2009, at least 61 shipping containers were stolen from areas around the city. What's particularly odd about the information is the...
5:12 am on Thursday June 3, 2010

Charleston launches new rail-served warehouse program

Image by http://www.scspa.comDriven by a surge in exports and broad customer demand, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is teaming up with the Charleston region’s rail-served warehouses to serve targeted export accounts through the...
1:00 pm on Wednesday June 2, 2010

State Ports Authority to offer new rail-served warehouse program

Image by Amanda Click / TheDigitelThe State Ports Authority announced today that they're beginning a new rail-served warehouse program that will save shippers money and reduce emissions. According to The Post and Courier, the initiative would, "take...
9:02 am on Tuesday April 20, 2010

New shipping service, increased port volume bode well for the SPA

Image by Flickr user Mr. T in DCThings are looking up for the State Ports Authority's Charleston ports. The SPA announced today that business for the month of March was up 24.4 percent compared to the same month last year and that the new shipping...

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