South Carolina Ports Report Best Year on Record in 2019

South Carolina ports had their best year on record in 2019 despite trade war headwinds. The South Carolina Ports Authority announced this week that it handled 2.44 million TEU in 2019, representing a 5% increase in year-over-year. “S.C. Ports handled 1.38 million pier containers in 2019 at it’s two busiest container terminals, Wando Welch and North Charleston. Of those, … [Read more...]

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...]