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South Carolina Ports Accused Of Shielding Tenant In Pollution Investigation

Plastic nurdles on a beach

PortandTerminal.com, October 2, 2020 CHARLESTON, SC – According to media outlet TheState.com, officials at South Carolina ports have been actively shielding a port tenant that is the target of an official pollution investigation. Since the story broke late last week it has also been picked up and covered by other media outlets including The Charlotte Observer as well. The media …

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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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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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