18 October 2022
Freight News

South Carolina Ports sets container record in September

South Carolina Ports handled 226,807 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) at Wando Welch Terminal, North Charleston Terminal and Leatherman Terminal in September, up nearly 11% year-over-year. SC Ports has handled 666,315 TEUs thus far in fiscal year 2023, from July through September.

South Carolina Ports maintained fluidity for vessels calling the East Coast while handling a record number of containers for the month.

SC Ports moved 124,963 pier containers – accounting for containers of any size – in September, up 10% year-over-year. SC Ports handled 367,846 pier containers fiscal-year-to-date.

SC Ports handled 12,747 rail moves at both Inland Port Greer and Inland Port Dillon last month. Inland Port Dillon reported a 12% increase year-over-year, handling 2,380 rail moves. SC Ports also moved 17,112 vehicles at Columbus Street Terminal and accommodated 18,443 cruise passengers at Union Pier Terminal in September.

Source: South Carolina Ports Authority

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