SCPA: Thanksgiving Holiday Gates 2018

  • Thursday, November 22: Closed
  • Friday, November 23: Open – Regular Work Day.  Both reefers and dry containers will be accepted.
  • Thursday, November 22: Closed
  • Friday, November 23: Closed
Gates at Charleston’s Columbus Street, Union Pier and Veterans Terminals will be CLOSED November 22-23, 2018.
Breakbulk operations at the Wando Welch Terminal Warehouse and North Charleston Terminal will also be closed November 22-23.

Port of Oakland sees its busiest Peak Season

October imports set record; total cargo volume up 3.9 percent for year

The Port of Oakland had its busiest peak season ever for imports during the past three months. The Port said on Nov. 16 that it handled the equivalent of 250,686 loaded 20-foot import containers from August through October, the traditional highwater mark for container shipping. That broke the old peak season import record of 233,825 containers set in the summer and fall of 2017.

The Port attributed the increase in cargo...

EU negotiations on renewable energy may jeopardise key energy transition projects in Rotterdam

On 13 June the Bulgarian presidency of the European Union aims to conclude a deal with the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council on the revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). For the Port of Rotterdam the REDII has a potential impact on several energy transition projects...

Expansion’s plans for NC Ports

To serve larger container ships coming into the Port of Wilmington, N.C. Ports is seeking to move forward with the second phase of its turning basin expansion.

Phase two of the turning basin expansion is part of the port’s $200 million capital improvements plan, according to Bethany Welch, spokeswoman for N.C. Ports. The second phase of the expansion is needed to allow the largest vessels calling the East Coast to “safely and more efficiently turn around in Wilmington’s harbor,” she said.


France preparing transport and customs measures in case of no-Brexit deal

France is preparing various measures, notably those dealing with customs controls and checks at ports, in case there is no Brexit deal, said French transport minister Elisabeth Borne. “We are making preparations for the hypothetical scenario of no agreement. For that scenario, we will be preparing...

Albanian Durres port to become strategic point of freight transport: minister

Durres port in Albania will become a strategic point of freight transport for Albania and the whole region, Minister of Infrastructure and Energy Damian Gjiknuri declared. Gjiknuri attended a meeting on the presentation of the “Maritime Sector Development” Project organized by the Norwegian Embassy...