SC Ports enjoys strong volumes at inland terminals

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SC Ports enjoys strong volumes at inland terminals

South Carolina Ports (SC Ports) reported steady container volumes in April, moving 215,058 TEU and 119,840 pier containers.

Inland Port Dillon had its highest monthly cargo volumes ever in April, handling 4,730 rail moves, a 26 per cent year-over-year increase.

Inland Port Greer has also registered a strong month and a record April, moving 16,105 containers, which is up 20 per cent from last year.

READ: SC Ports expands rail capacity to boost economy

“Our inland ports are seeing cargo increases month after month as more port-dependent businesses take advantage of the reliable, swift and direct rail connection between the Port of Charleston and inland markets,” SC Ports President and CEO Barbara Melvin said.

“Our inland ports are an example of what we do best – strategically invest to deliver a creative solution that further supports importers and exporters.”

In March, SC Ports announced plans to buy the former WestRock paper mill site in North Charleston to boost the Port of Charleston’s capacity.

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