Record Year in 2019 for South Carolina Ports

The South Carolina Ports Authority says its terminals handled record cargo volumes in its 2019 fiscal year with 8.8 percent in annual TEU container volume.  At South Carolina's busiest deepwater container port, the Port of Charleston finished fiscal year 2019 strong with 9% year-over-year growth in volumes, the SCPA said.  In total, the SCPA handled nearly … [Read more...]

South Carolina Port Authority Reports Record Container Volume in FY 2018

South Carolina Ports Authority reported a record container volume of 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) during its 2018 fiscal year. The new record represents an increase of three percent over the previous fiscal year, the Port Authority said. Closing out its fiscal year, SCPA handled 201,163 TEUs in June, the single highest month for container … [Read more...]

USACE Awards Record $213 Million Contract to Dredge Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $213 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company as part of the project to deepen the entrance channel to Charleston Harbor in South Carolina.  The contract represents the largest dredging contract ever awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The $213.3 million contract award calls for the removal of … [Read more...]