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Friday, August 23, 2019

Maritime Logistics Professional

Posted by August 8, 2019

SC Ports Sees Strong Start to FY20

Photo: South Carolina Ports Authority

Photo: South Carolina Ports Authority

South Carolina Ports Authority saw a strong start to fiscal year 2020, recording its busiest July in Port history at container terminals and inland ports.

SCPA handled 210,542 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in July, up 5% from the year prior.

As measured by the total number of boxes handled, SCPA moved 119,700 pier containers in July, up about 5% from a year ago.

Inland Port Greer had its second-busiest month and strongest July ever with 15,338 rail moves, up 57% from this time last year.

Inland Port Dillon, now in its second year of operation, reported 2,889 rail moves in July, up 122% from a year ago when operations were ramping up.