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  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:11 PM | Anonymous

    USACE NAV/OPS Report

    24 March 2020

    CHARLESTON HARBOR POST 45:

    -Entrance Channel Contract 1:  GLDD hopper dredging to resume next hopper season.

    -Entrance Channel Contract 2:  Hopper dredge ELLIS ISLAND has departed for the season.  Hopper dredge TERRAPIN ISLAND mobilized the week of 10 MAR 20 and is dredging new work material in AS 6 and 7.

    -Lower Harbor Contract to Wando Welch Terminal (WWT):  Norfolk Dredging bucket dredges Atlantic and Virginian dredging new work material in Wando River reaches.

    -Lower Harbor Contract to Hugh Leatherman Terminal (HLT):  Plans & Specs being finalized.  Anticipate solicitation by the mid May 2020.

    -Upper Harbor Contract:  Plans & Specs expected to be finalized by mid April 2020.  Anticipate solicitation by the mid June 2020.

    CHARLESTON HARBOR O&M:

    -FY19 CHARLESTON HARBOR UPPEER REACHES O&M:  Southern Dredging has returned.  Shoal 4 Navy Yard Reach complete.  Shoal 3 Daniel Island Bend AD survey conducted.

    AIWW:

    -FY18 AIWW CRITICAL SHOAL DREDGING WINYAH BAY TO CHARLESTON:  Goodloe completed Shoal 6 Matthews Cut before being released to Wilmington.  Anticipate return of dredges in mid-April 2020 to complete the project.   

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  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:22 AM | Anonymous

    LeadLine: Intel for Savvy S.C. Port Clients         March 2020

    Video: COVID-19 Update #2 From SC Ports (March 20,2020)

    TEUs, Vehicles, and Inland Ports All Increase

    HLT construction on-track for 2021 opening.

    S.C. Ports had a record February for both cargo volumes at oceanside terminals and rail moves at inland ports. S.C. Ports moved 197,214 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) across the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in February. SCPA has handled nearly 1.64 million TEUs thus far in fiscal year 2020, from July through February, a 4% increase from the same time a year ago. The country's newest container terminal, the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, is on track to open in March 2021.

    Volume Increase/HLT On-Track

    Near-Port Spec Buildings Offer Ready Now Solutions

    More than 7 million square feet of Class A spec buildings near SC Ports.

    Spec building has dramatically accelerated near SC Port facilities in Charleston and Greer providing consumer goods importers with ready now solutions. Move-in-ready Class A buildings range from 100,000 sf single-loading facilities to 500,000 sf dual-load crossdocks with expansion capabilities up to 1 million sf. All of these buildings feature connections to high-performance port operations, available labor, a low-cost operating environment, and close proximity to the fast-growing Southeast U.S.

    More Information On Spec Building Opportunities


  • Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:11 PM | Anonymous

    March 19, 2020

    COMMERCE COMMUNICATIONS

    As the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues around the world, the health and wellness of all South Carolinians is our top priority.

    From an industry perspective, manufacturers are improvising to lessen disruptions to supply chains, staffing and demand. Businesses, big and small, are adjusting their daily operations to follow the most up-to-date recommendations from health officials. 


    While the full impact of COVID-19 is still unknown, we want to assure the business community that Team South Carolina is here to assist throughout this unprecedented event. In an effort to provide guidance and much-needed tools for our industry, S.C. Commerce has launched the online COVID-19 Business Resource Center.
     


    Team South Carolina has repeatedly proven our ability to overcome adversity in times of crisis and emerge stronger and more united than before. In the weeks and months ahead, we will remain steadfast in our commitment to helping friends, family, neighbors and strangers as we prove once again our state's resiliency.

    Bobby Hitt,

    Secretary of Commerce


    S.C. Department of Commerce

    SCcommerce.com

    (803) 737-0400

    marketing@sccommerce.com

    1201 Main Street, Suite 1600

    Columbia SC 29201


  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020 1:22 PM | Anonymous

    Please see entire slide show below:

    SLIDE SHOW COVID-19 3-18-20.pdf

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:19 PM | Anonymous

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhKEvO2l7Zc&feature=youtu.be



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