South Carolina Ports Authority In Clover

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported a record container volume of nearly two million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled in 2016.

SCPA handled 1.996 million TEUs in 2016, surpassing the previous record of 1.985 million TEUs handled in 2005.

Container volume in TEU was up 1.2 percent compared to last year.

Loaded TEU volume was up 4 percent year-over-year while empty container volume was down 10 percent.

“We are cautiously optimistic about the future given the significant automotive projects that exist in the Southeast along with the seeming recovery of emerging market economies, which drives U.S. exports,” said Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO.

”Our focus is squarely on realizing ongoing enhancements to handle the significant deployment of big container ships, specifically refurbishing our wharves, raising our cranes, deepening our harbor as soon as possible, and expanding our successful inland port network with a second inland port facility in Dillon, SC.”

SCPA owns and operates public seaport facilities in Charleston, Georgetown and Greer.

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