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Port of Charleston sees strong start to fiscal year 2017

Port of Charleston sees strong start to fiscal year 2017

Liz SegristBy Liz Segrist  @lizsegrist lsegrist@scbiznews.com 
AUG 23, 2016

The Port of Charleston continues to see strong growth from refrigerated cargo and automotive sectors amid a sluggish world economy.

S.C. State Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome said the increases in loaded import and export containers in July — up 7% and 3.5%, respectively, from the same time a year ago — are a good sign. But he said empty containers coming in and out of the port continue to lag — down 14% from July 2015.

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