South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SC Ports) rail-served Inland Port Greer handles record cargo in August. Also, the University of North Texas (UNT) notches another win in the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) case study competition.
South Carolina Ports Authority
Reno, Nev.-based ITS Logistics issues the January forecast for its U.S. Port/Rail Ramp Freight Index. Also, the South Carolina Ports Authority approves $100 million-plus in contracts for its new intermodal facility in North Charleston.
South Carolina Ports Authority (SC Ports) on Nov. 18 celebrated completing the first phase of a $30 million-plus capacity expansion project at Inland Port Greer, which is served exclusively by Norfolk Southern (NS).
SC Ports officials and elected officials gathered on Oct. 17 in North Charleston to celebrate the groundbreaking of the rail-served Navy Base Intermodal Facility, which will provide near-dock rail and inner-harbor barge operation to the Port of Charleston to “ensure fluidity and capacity for the Southeast supply chain.”
The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) recognized Ted Prince of Tiger Cool Express, Jim Newsome of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), and U.S. Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) for their industry service during Intermodal EXPO 2022, held Sept. 12-14 in Long Beach, Calif.
CSX is expected to benefit from the latest South Carolina transportation infrastructure project aimed at moving state agriculture products to inland destinations.
The records keep coming for a key U.S. East Coast container gateway.
South Carolina will spend hundreds of millions of dollars to solidify its place as the fastest-growing East Coast container gateway.
CSX has added another South Carolina stop on its intermodal route to inland markets.
Container volume grew 9% in 2017 for the South Carolina Ports Authority, with a record-setting 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEU) handled during the year.