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  • 5 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Infrastructure, Outlook & strategy, Ports & Logistics

    Marine Terminals Corporation – East (Ports America), Ceres Marine Terminals Inc., and SSA Atlantic LLC have formed a joint venture company to provide container terminal and stevedoring services in the Port of Charleston in South Carolina.

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Continuing its growth trajectory, container volume in the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in April compared to the same month last year, with 134,718 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled at the port’s two container terminals. April 2013 represented a more than 17 percent increase from the same month two years ago. “Our volume […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The Port of Charleston was the fastest-growing top 10 U.S. container port for the first six months of 2012. Charleston container volume grew 7.4 percent from January to June this calendar year, edging out other top 10 ports on both the U.S. East and West coasts. Additionally, in fiscal year end results announced at yesterday’s […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colliers International Chief Economist and thought leader K.C. Conway highlighted the S.C. Ports Authority as an emerging dominant port in the East during a conference call focusing on bright spots and blind spots for the nation’s ports. Conway’s comments were discussed on a Stifel Financial Corporation conference call during which Conway emphasized that state support […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The Port of Charleston was the fastest-growing top 10 U.S. container port for the first six months of 2012. Charleston container volume grew 7.4 percent from January to June this calendar year, edging out other top 10 ports on both the U.S. East and West coasts. Additionally, in fiscal year end results announced at yesterday’s […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      The CKYH alliance of ocean carries has picked the Port of Charleston for a new, weekly container service with coverage across Northeast Asia. The AWE-6 is a new service offering for the carrier group, which includes COSCO, K-Line, Yang Ming and Hanjin. Charleston is the last U.S. port call on the service, providing South […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board (CWRB) unanimously approved the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Charleston Post-45 Harbor Deepening project, ensuring that the project is on schedule to receive its Chief’s Report this September. The final report has been approved for release for a 30-day review period […]

  • 31 August 2016

    On August 29, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) welcomed the APL Yangshan, the largest container ship ever to call the Port of Charleston.  The Yangshan, which is 1,140 feet long and 148 feet wide, can transport up to 10,700 TEUs. The boxship is deployed on the China East Coast “CEC” weekly vessel service via the […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose nearly 8 percent last month over 2011 levels, in results announced during the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Board meeting. In April, the SCPA handled 123,439 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston, the strongest April seen at the port since 2008 and a 7.7 […]

  • 22 July 2013

    In results announced at the regular Board meeting, South Carolina’s public seaport system continued above-market growth during fiscal year 2013. Container business at the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, with 1.56 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled during the past 12 months. “The shipping industry […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Container traffic at the Port of Charleston was up nearly 12 percent in November, in results announced at the regular South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board meeting. Last month, the Port of Charleston handled 125,780 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), an 11.9 percent increase from the same month last year. Gains for containers handled at the SCPA’s […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Relevant authorities have confirmed that there is no existing threat to the Port of Charleston following reports of a “dirty bomb” in the containers aboard the boxship Maersk Memphis. The United States Coast Guard informed that there were 4 containers where threat was posed at Charleston’s Wando terminal, adding that “these have been scanned and cleared by authorities.” […]

  • 27 September 2010

    Port of Charleston shipping interests heard good news over the past week, but the Port of Georgetown still needs money for dredging. The State Ports Authority announced several improvements for Charleston, including a new system to help provide secure access at the various terminals in Charleston. There’s also a huge crane that can lift a […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Progress on the Port of Charleston’s Navy Base Terminal has reached another milestone with last week’s approval of the next major construction project. The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the $42.7-million contract, which includes the placement of fill material on portions of the landside of the terminal and along the already completed 5,000-foot-long […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 9.2 percent in February compared to the same month last year, in results announced recently at the regular meeting of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors. Charleston handled 119,052 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, representing a 5.8 percent climb in container volume over […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a strong show of support for the deepening of Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Legislature now has committed $300 million to fund the construction of a post-45-foot harbor project for the Port of Charleston. This allocation would cover the entire estimated cost to deepen the harbor to 50 feet, once the project receives authorization […]

  • 18 April 2012

      Senator Kevin Bryant released following statement regarding the Port of Charleston dredging plan. “In the near future the Panama Canal will be expanded to allow new, larger super tankers. Currently, the Port of Charleston cannot handle these large ships, and everyone agrees that dredging is a great option to help expand the port’s ability […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Operator of Astrakhan type vessels Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is about to launch a monthly service via port of Charleston, South Carolina in October 2015. First sailing via Charleston is planned for mv Atlantic Navigator voyage R527, in the middle of the month. As informed, the service will be offered for transportation of full range of […]

  • 8 November 2011

      The Port of Charleston has announced that it will be making a large investment over the next ten years to become a true post-panamax… (PortStrategy) [mappress] Source: PortStrategy, November 8, 2011;  

  • 22 March 2018

    First dredgers deployed on the spot to make way for ultra large containerships.

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Operator of Astrakhan type vessels Atlantic Ro-Ro Carriers (ARRC) is about to launch a monthly service via port of Charleston, South Carolina in October 2015. First sailing via Charleston is planned for mv Atlantic Navigator voyage R527, in the middle of the month. As informed, the service will be offered for transportation of full range of […]