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12:57 am on Friday September 7, 2012

Port of Savannah ships in another good year as Charleston works to catchup

Image by Flickr user Dr. Jaus TEU containers doing their thing.With the fiscal year having recently ended, on Thursday the Georgia Ports Authority held an upbeat State of the Ports Address. In all the authority saw records for total tonnage,...
12:48 am on Friday September 7, 2012

Port of Savannah ships in another good year as Charleston works to catchup

Flickr user Dr. Jaus TEU containers doing their thing. With the fiscal year having recently ended, on Thursday the Georgia Ports Authority held an upbeat State of the Ports Address. In all the authority saw records for total tonnage, containers,...
4:09 am on Monday March 26, 2012

South Carolina group back on for Jasper Port efforts

Flickr user light_arted If you missed it, the off-again on-again off-again Georgia-South Carolina group tasked with paving way for a Jasper County port is back having meetings once again. And only just so. The Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project...
11:50 am on Wednesday January 4, 2012

In port deepening debate, funding once again halted for a Jasper Port (updated with video)

Image by Flickr user Dr. Jaus Update January 4: In the video above, Jim Newsome, CEO of the S.C. State Ports Authority, and Andrew Fulghum, county administrator for Jasper County, discuss plans to develop a container terminal on the South Carolina...
5:19 am on Tuesday January 3, 2012

In port deepening debate, funding once again halted for a Jasper Port (Updated)

Flickr user Dr. Jaus Update January 3: No new news on this one, but loads of context. The Times and Democrat has chimed in to back up the notion that Jasper economic development has fallen prey to politics, in part: The Jasper concept has been...
4:58 am on Wednesday March 9, 2011

South Carolina group calls off Jasper Port efforts (update: no port better than a late port)

Flickr user light_arted Update March 9, fuller report: The news from the last update still stands but I'll point you to a newer, fuller report at WSAV 3; read it here. Update March 8, no progress: Though the Tuesday meeting happen, ranks appeared to...
4:06 am on Thursday July 8, 2010

Summey's proposal eliminates northern rail line into new SPA terminal

Image by Flickr user vxla Update July 14: Norfolk has balked. First reporting: North Charleston mayor Keith Summey unveiled his plan to eliminate a controversial rail service from the north that would serve the State Ports Authority terminal being...
6:56 pm on Saturday November 1, 2008

Report: Ports linked to 10.9% of all S.C. jobs

Image by Flickr user willia4Image by 20081101port.jpg Port activities create $44.8 billion in economic impact and are responsible for more than one in ten jobs in the state, according to a report released by the S.C. State Ports Authority. Read the...
2:34 am on Sunday October 5, 2008

Charleston's ports feeling the need for more rail

Image by Flickr user goatlingImage by 20081005port.jpg While there's lots of preliminary debate about commuter rail for Charleston, there's a more pressing debate about more rail access for Charleston's bustling and growing port business. While the...
1:57 pm on Monday September 22, 2008

Port report overlooks seriousness of cargo ship emissions

Image by Flickr user Jen SFO-BCN Image by 20080922pollution.jpg Ship exhaust: Not a color you want to inhale. At first glance, a report from the South Carolina State Ports Authority is seemingly good news: port related operations during 2005...
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