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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 – September 14, 2017 – On the heels of the first construction contract for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project being awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), South Carolina Ports Authority welcomed the CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt, the biggest ship ever to transit the Panama Canal to call U.S. East Coast ports.

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