1m sq. ft. speculative building underway in Charleston

The Keith Corporation and South Carolina Ports Authority recently announced the groundbreaking of the largest speculative industrial facility ever built in the Charleston region — a 1,019,200-square-foot, cross-dock industrial building in the Charleston Trade Center. The Charleston Trade Center is situated off the Nexton Parkway interchange along Interstate 26 in Summerville, S.C. It is one of the Lowcountry’s premier Class A industrial campuses, offering unrivaled port and interstate proximity, as well ... [+]

Buoyed by resurging volumes, SC Ports updates outlook

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has significantly updated its fiscal year 2021 forecast following several months of strong volumes and a continued rebound. The new plan projects that SCPA will handle 1.385 million pier containers in fiscal year 2021, ending June 30. This is up from the original projection of ... [+]

Newsome: SC Ports poised for growth, big year ahead

South Carolina Ports Authority continues to advance infrastructure projects and attract new business, securing its position as the preferred U.S. container port ahead of an incredibly significant year. SC Ports is investing more than $2 billion to build timely, world-class infrastructure, ensuring ample capacity and big-ship capabilities for decades to come. In ... [+]

SC Ports awarded $21.68 million BUILD grant for Ridgeville site

South Carolina Ports Authority was awarded a $21.68 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to assist with building infrastructure at the Ridgeville Commerce Park. The funding comes from the DOT’s Fiscal Year 20 Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants. The Trump Administrated awarded $1 billion in BUILD ... [+]

SC Ports reports strong cargo volumes in February

South Carolina Ports Authority saw steady container volumes in early 2020 and recorded the highest February ever for both cargo volumes and rail moves at inland ports. SC Ports moved 197,214 TEUs across the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in February. SCPA has handled nearly 1.64 ... [+]

SCPA makes a $7.1 billion annual economic impact in Pee Dee

South Carolina Ports Authority extends its reach beyond the Port of Charleston to make a significant economic impact throughout South Carolina and in the Pee Dee. S.C. Ports makes a $7.1 billion annual economic impact in the Pee Dee and creates 25,000 jobs in the region, according to a new Economic ... [+]

SCPA Reports Record Cargo Volumes

South Carolina Ports Authority reported its best monthly container volumes on record in August. SCPA handled 233,110 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in August, up 13% from the year prior. The Port has handled 443,652 TEUS thus far in fiscal year 2020, ... [+]

SC Ports handles record cargo volumes in FY19

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reports another successful year, handling record cargo volumes, rail moves and inland port activity in fiscal year 2019. SCPA handled nearly 2.4 million TEUs from July 2018 through June 30, an 8.8% increase in annual TEU container volume. SCPA moved 200,406 TEUs across the Wando Welch ... [+]

SC Ports Achieves Record Container Volume in August

South Carolina Ports Authority recently announced the highest monthly container volume in its history, with 206,541 TEUs handled in August. August container traffic surpassed the Port’s previous record of 201,163 TEUs achieved in June and marked a 16% jump from 177,728 TEUs handled in August 2017. SCPA’s fiscal year container volumes ... [+]

SC Ports Authority Reports Record Container Volume through February

On March 22, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported a fiscal year-to-date container volume record of over 1.4 million TEU handled since July. SCPA moved 168,480 TEUs during the month of February, which drove a fiscal year-over-year container volume increase of 1.07%. "Our container volumes are on track leading into spring, which ... [+]

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