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  • 23 January 2014

    The SC Ports Authority (SCPA) announced volume increases across all business segments in 2013, a year marked by the successful opening of the Inland Port and significant progress of both the construction of the Navy Base container terminal and the Post-45 harbor deepening project. In calendar year-end results presented at the authority’s regular Board meeting, […]

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said he was very pleased the federal funds needed to continue the study of Charleston Harbor deepening had been secured in the Senate. The Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Graham is a member, passed the Senate version of the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water (E&W) Appropriations Act which contains $3.5 […]

  • 20 November 2013

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on growth, investment and harbor deepening in his message to nearly 700 maritime and business leaders at the State of the Port, an annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston. In his fifth address since joining the state’s public port system, Newsome highlighted […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District will prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project. The largest container vessels calling at West Coast ports today have roughly twice the capacity of those that served the ports just five years ago. In order to remain […]

  • 2 August 2010

    The Washington, D.C. office of HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.) announced today that it has arranged $160 million in financing for Washington Harbour, a Class A, two-building, mixed-use development on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. Working exclusively on behalf of Rockpoint Group and MRP Realty, HFF senior managing directors Bill Asbill and Bob Donhauser […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Passed by Congress earlier this week and signed by the President two days ago, the 2015 fiscal year appropriations bill delivers a positive step forward for the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project and other key SC Ports Authority initiatives. The bill includes $695,000 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete the Feasibility Study phase […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The SC Ports Authority has announced October volumes up nearly 17 percent year over year, continuing a strong growth trend in container traffic well above the organization’s financial plan. SCPA handled 164,672 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in October, up from 141,049 TEUs moved during the same month last year. Fiscal year to date, TEU volumes […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SC Ports Authority reported a strong finish for the 2014 fiscal year with 8 percent container growth, an increase of 2 percent over projected plans. “Our above-market fiscal year growth again this year is testament to strong performance in our major business segments,” said SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome. “The implementation of our strategic […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released a summary of project activities and accomplishments for Fiscal Year 14.  The Charleston District has a unique and varied program that grows larger every year. The programs include the Civil Works, Regulatory, Military, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) programs, serving a diverse group of customers not only […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority has achieved 13 percent year-over-year growth in container volume for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. This was announced yesterday by SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome who said that SCPA experienced fairly significant growth during the first quarter, and above-plan volumes are reflected in SCPA’s strong financial performance for […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congress finalized the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) last week, solidifying critical provisions for the South Carolina Ports Authority initiatives, including the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project. “We applaud Congress for their demonstrated commitment to our nation’s competitiveness through the passage of WRRDA,” said Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO. “This bill is critical […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Progress on the Port of Charleston’s Navy Base Terminal has reached another milestone with last week’s approval of the next major construction project. The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the $42.7-million contract, which includes the placement of fill material on portions of the landside of the terminal and along the already completed 5,000-foot-long […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The Port of Charleston was the fastest-growing top 10 U.S. container port for the first six months of 2012. Charleston container volume grew 7.4 percent from January to June this calendar year, edging out other top 10 ports on both the U.S. East and West coasts. Additionally, in fiscal year end results announced at yesterday’s […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $10.6 million emergency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin during the September/October 2017 time frame in the city of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The city of North Myrtle Beach will not have to pay for the emergency project, according to the city’s latest announcement. Around 400,000 cubic yards […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose nearly 8 percent last month over 2011 levels, in results announced during the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Board meeting. In April, the SCPA handled 123,439 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston, the strongest April seen at the port since 2008 and a 7.7 […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Container traffic at the Port of Charleston was up nearly 12 percent in November, in results announced at the regular South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board meeting. Last month, the Port of Charleston handled 125,780 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), an 11.9 percent increase from the same month last year. Gains for containers handled at the SCPA’s […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on growth and modernization at the yesterday’s State of the Port, an annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston. In his sixth address since joining the SCPA, Newsome discussed the port’s strategy for maintaining the strong volume gains seen in recent years and […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to a partnership with Clemson University and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scientists are collecting valuable data in the Savannah River estuary for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The research is part of an extensive pre-construction monitoring plan to establish a baseline of environmental data in advance of the harbor deepening. “Our […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The President of the United States has named Charleston’s Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project one of the nation’s seven priority infrastructure projects, committing that the project’s study and necessary reviews will be completed by September 2015. The initial list of projects, which is part of the Administration’s We Can’t Wait initiative, is targeted to expedite […]

  • 22 July 2013

    In results announced at the regular Board meeting, South Carolina’s public seaport system continued above-market growth during fiscal year 2013. Container business at the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, with 1.56 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled during the past 12 months. “The shipping industry […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The Red River of the North Rural Nonstructural Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study is investigating nonstructural flood risk management measures for rural homes and farmsteads along the main stem of the Red River of the North and the Bois de Sioux River. This study is another step to identify and implement flood risk management measures […]

  • 14 February 2012

    For the first time, the President’s Budget includes funding for Charleston Harbor Deepening, demonstrating that leaders at the highest levels of government recognize the project as one critical to the nation’s economic future. In the budget announced yesterday, the Administration included $3.549 million for Charleston’s post-45 foot deepening project for fiscal year 2013, which begins […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In his fourth State-of-the-Port Address since taking the helm of the state’s public port system in 2009, the leader of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) highlighted business growth and major progress on key initiatives such as Charleston’s harbor deepening project and the inland port during the Propeller Club of Charleston’s annual event. Speaking to […]