Charleston Opens First New U.S. Container Terminal in 12 Years

Charleston Opens First New U.S. Container Terminal in 12 Years

April 9, 2021 — TheMaritimeExecutive.com

The first containership arrived this afternoon to officially mark the opening of South Carolina Ports’ new container terminal located in the port of Charleston.  It is the first entirely new container terminal to open in the U.S. since 2009. Operations began March 30 with the arrival of the first container and this afternoon Hapag Lloyd’s Yorktown Express became the first vessel to dock at the new terminal.

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