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Port of Charleston - Shipping Ports in USA

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Port of Charleston - Shipping Ports in USA

The Port of Charleston is shipping port on the Atlantic coast of the United States. The port code is USCHA. It is also a historic urban center with deep national historical roots. The Port of Charleston is located at the mouth of the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, on the central coast of South Carolina, 138 kilometers northeast of the Mississippi River, and the Port of Savannah, about 245 kilometers southwest of Georgia, and the Port of Wilmington , North Carolina.


Port of Charleston


There are more than 20 shipping companies in the Port of Charleston shipping cargo to and from more than 150 countries around the world. Based on freight volume, the Port of Charleston's major trading partners include Northern Europe (36 percent), East Asia (22 percent), India and Southeast Asia (17 percent), and South America (11 percent). Other trading partners include the Mediterranean, Africa, Middle East, Central America and the Caribbean.


Port of Charleston - Shipping Ports in USA



Port of Charleston - Major Container Terminal:


Wando Welch Terminal (WWT)

Address: 400 Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, sc29464


WWT Terminal is one of the nation's leading container terminals and the largest terminal in the Port of Charleston. The terminal has state-of-the-art container cranes, RTGs, IT systems and a team of experienced professionals. Equipped with 12 rear Panamax cranes, 30 RTGs, 19 top cranes and 12 empty handlers. Covering a total area of more than 400 acres, the transportation volume accounts for about 78% of the port's annual container throughput. WWT can handle container ships of all sizes, but its cranes and docks are specialized and can handle 3 Pamanax vessels simultaneously with a maximum capacity of 20,000 TEU.


Jointly operated by SCPA and Ceres Marine, a container cargo terminal on the terminal with direct access to Interstates 26 and 526.


Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal

Address: 1500 Port Access Rd., North Charleston, SC 29405


The first phase of the terminal, which opens in 2021, will add 700,000 TEU of annual throughput capacity to the Port of Charleston. When fully expanded, the three-berth terminal will double the South Carolina port's existing capacity by adding 2.4 million TEUs of capacity.


The Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal complements the modernization of the Wando Welch Terminal and deepens the Port of Charleston to 52 feet. These investments will allow SC Ports to handle four 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously in 2021.


Terminal capable of handling 20,000 teu vessels, 5 ship-to-shore cranes, 169 ft lift height and 228 ft extension, 25 mixed rubber tire gantry cranes, 8 empty container handlers, a reefer container yard, a new operation Systems and enhanced technology ensure efficient operations and get customer goods to market quickly.


The Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal enhances the Port of Charleston's ability to handle growing freight volumes and the largest ships arriving on the East Coast, ensuring South Carolina remains globally competitive for decades to come.


North Charleston Terminal (NCT)

Address: 1000 Remount Rd North Charleston, SC 29406


The NCT terminal is equipped with 6 post-Panamax container cranes, a fleet of Konecrane RTGs, state-of-the-art IT systems, and a team of waterfront professionals to efficiently and seamlessly unload containers and transfer them to trucks. NCT handles about 22% of the total port container volume and specializes in handling container ships of 8,000 TEU and below.


The Port of Charleston also has three integrated non-container terminals for bulk and ro-ro cargoes, with specialized handling capacity, whether moving forest products, metals, heavy equipment, engineering cargo or any other traditional bulk commodity. And has sufficient open-air warehouses, dock warehouses served by railways. And a team of experts with decades of experience dealing with non-container businesses.


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Port of Charleston - FBA Warehouse


CAE1

Address: 4400 12th Street Extension, West Columbia, SC 29172 – Lexington County

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CAE3

Address: 222 Old Wire Rd, West Columbia, SC 29172

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GSP1

Address: 402 John Dodd Rd. Spartanburg, SC 29303 – Spartanburg County

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