S.C. Ports have record October
November 13, 2017,
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Ports Authority reported its strongest October on record, handling 184,804 20-foot-equivalent units, a 10% increase over the same month last year.
Fiscal year-to-date TEU volume is up 5%, with 724,799 TEUs handled since the Port's fiscal year began in July.
As measured in pier containers, or boxes handled, SCPA moved a record 105,208 containers across the docks of its two container terminals in October, surpassing the previous October record of 102,413 pier containers in 2004. Fiscal year to date, pier container volume is up 5.7% with 410,856 boxes handled July through October.
Inland Port Greer also achieved its strongest October since the facility opened in November 2013, with 11,773 rail moves handled last month.
The South Carolina Ports Authority owns and operates public seaport facilities in Charleston, Dillon, Georgetown and Greer.
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