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Established in 1942, South Carolina Ports has been key in in supporting the state’s commerce and economic development. With an impressive history and as we navigate toward a prosperous future, discover where we’ve been and where we’re headed.


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CHARLESTON, SC – April 19, 2017 – South Carolina Ports Authority completed the third quarter of its fiscal year with nine percent year-over-year growth of twenty foot-equivalent units (TEUs) and record-breaking March volumes.

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