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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 – May 24, 2017 – The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was named one of six “new starts” and received $17.5 million in construction funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year 17 Work Plan released today, allowing construction on the project to begin this fall as scheduled.

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