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Named 2016’s ‘Best City In The World’ by Travel + Leisure magazine, Charleston has long been regarded one of the country’s top travel destinations for its history, natural beauty, and Southern charm. An ideal cruise port with an efficiently run operation and plans for a new, state-of-the-art cruise terminal, Charleston is ready to welcome cruise operators and travelers like. The only question is: When do you wish to set sail?

South Carolina Ports Authority Cruise Contacts

Telephone: 843–958–8298
General E-mail:

General Manager, Cruise Sales & Real Estate
Peter O. Lehman, 843-577-8601

Manager, Cruise Development
Suzanne Kaiser, 843-577-8107

Other Cruise Contacts

Intercruises Shoreside and Port Services (Lost Luggage)
Telephone: 843–958-8255 (Charles Buzille)
E-mail: or Gary Keull

U.S. Customs (info on passports, birth certificates and other documents.)
Telephone: 843–579–6500

Carnival Cruise Lines
Telephone: 1–800–764–7419


Port Police Headquarters (after hours and emergencies)
Telephone: 843–577–8705 or 843–577-8706

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