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SC Ports welcomes two ship-to-shore cranes

South Carolina Ports recently welcomed two ship-to-shore cranes to Wando Welch Terminal, completing its fleet of 15 new ship-to-shore cranes with 155 feet of lift height.These modern, tall cranes enable SC Ports to efficiently load and unload containers from mega container ships as retail imports continue to boom at the Port of Charleston.“Our new fleet of 15 impressive ship-to-shore cranes enables SC Ports to handle three 14,000-TEU container ships at ... [+]

SC Ports welcomes two new ship-to-shore cranes

SC Ports is receiving two new ship-to-shore cranes, marking the first cargo-handling equipment to arrive for the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, which is under construction in North Charleston, S.C. When the terminal opens in March, it will be outfitted with some of the tallest cranes on the East Coast. The cranes ... [+]

SC Ports’ Leatherman Terminal progresses toward March opening

Construction of SC Ports’ Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is progressing toward a March 2021 opening, marking the country’s first container terminal to open since 2009. The Leatherman Terminal will add more capacity and big-ship capabilities to South Carolina, further enhancing critical supply chain assets for businesses throughout the Southeast and beyond. Phase ... [+]

SC Ports’ Leatherman Terminal on track for 2021 opening

Construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening The opening of the container terminal will be a major accomplishment for S.C. Ports and the Southeast logistics network. Phase One will propel S.C. Ports into the future with its modern technology, impressive equipment and ... [+]

SC Ports sees strong volumes in January

S.C. Ports Authority saw steady container volumes in January, with strong year-over-year increases in the vehicle, cruise and inland ports segments. S.C. Ports moved 211,020 TEUs across the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in January — the highest January ever for TEU volumes. SCPA has handled 1.44 million ... [+]

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