“The major thing that a port can do to positively influence its emissions is to make sure trucks get in and out fast,” said Newsome.
A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled the International Longshoremen’s Association cannot force the use of union labor at the Port of Charleston’s new Leatherman Terminal.
Containers, vehicles and rail moves contribute to a record April for the South Carolina Ports Authority.
In the next two weeks, only two container ships are slated to berth at the new Leatherman Terminal. Forty are scheduled at the Port of Charleston’s neighboring Wando Welch Terminal.
“We have invested in the right infrastructure at the right time to handle growing cargo volumes and bigger ships,” says South Carolina Ports’ Jim Newsome.
Inland Port Greer records its best January and ocean-carried container moves increase year-over-year.