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Port of Charleston nails its second-highest monthly volume in August

Large container ship

PortandTerminal.com, September 15, 2020 CHARLESTON, NC – South Carolina Ports Authority saw some positive cargo trends in August, pointing to a slow but emerging recovery during the ongoing global pandemic. SC Ports handled 208,837 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in August, down about 10% year-over-year. When compared to recent months however, volumes are trending positively, with …

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Massive new $220 million Walmart distribution center gives Port of Charleston boost

Warehouse shelves. Fork lifts. Merchandise

PortandTerminal.com, July 20, 2020 The massive new distribution center will be Amazon’s third-largest in America and boost near-by Port of Charleston’s container volume by 70,000 containers a year CHARLESTON, VA – Walmart has announced that it will be building its third-largest distribution center in the U.S. at an industrial park built by the Virginia State Port Authority and designed to …

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Jim Newsome and team at SC Ports earn major cash bonuses

PortandTerminal.com, September 20, 2019 SC ports agency CEO awarded $330K performance bonus after record shipping year Record cargo volume at the Port of Charleston has earned the team at the State Ports Authority major cash performance bonuses with Jim Newsome, President and CEO of the Port Authority, leading the way. The port handled a record 1.36 million cargo containers in …

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