NEWS & NOTES
MARITIME ASSOCIATION NEWS & NOTES
Nautilus Lab Raises $11 in Funding (American Shipper)
SC Port Handles Record Container Volume (Hellenic Shipping)
SC Port Sets Record Despite Tariff Fears (US News & World Report)
GA Ports Authority Orders 20 RTG Cranes (American Shipper)
NC Terminal Upgrade Gets Mega Crane Boost (American Shipper)
Carriers Look to Tap Booming Vietnam Market (JOC)
US Cargo Predictions Reined In (Port Tech)
Extreme Weather Has Become a Real Risk Factor (Shipping Watch)
Truckers Cut Payrolls as Freight Demand Softens (WSJ)
US Shift on Mexican Border Triggers Trade Bottleneck (WSJ)
A Revolution Sweeping Railroads Upends How America Moves Its Stuff (WSJ)
Trucking and Rail Industries To Advise Regulators on National Security (Freightwaves)
Logistics/ Supply Chain
2019 Top 50 Logistics Companies (TTNews)
US Proposes Tariffs on $11 Billion of EU Imports (Supply Chain)
New Partnership Establishes the Blockchain of Taste (Supply Chain)
Track and Trace, Supply Chain Expected to Lead Spending Growth (Supply Chain)
Trump Says US - China Trade Deal Close (WSJ)
More than 400 New Jobs Expected in Dorchester County with Construction of DHL Park (Live5)
Perdue Farms Invest $25 Million in Dillon County Expansion (SC Commerce)
World Energy Launching New Hampton County Operations (SC Commerce)
Container Demand Growth to Remain Muted (Lloyd’s List)
Virginia Got No Money in Trump’s Budget for Harbor Deepening (Virginian Pilot)
Has the Panama Canal Expansion Been the Primary Driver for East Coast Port Growth? (Colliers International)
Energy, Petrochemicals Stimulating Increased Activity at Louisiana Ports (AJOT)
Yang Ming Reports $217.5 Million Loss (American Shipper)
Shipping’s Latest Problem - Rising Insurance Costs (WSJ)
Hapag Lloyd Aims to Increase Profitability, Deleverage (American Shipper)
Hapag Lloyd Vessel Suffers New York OIl Spill (Port Tech)
Maersk Management Given Time to Turn Around “Supertanker” (GCaptain)
Russian GPS Spoofing Threatens Safety of Navigation (Maritime Exec)
47,000 Bridges Nationwide are Structurally Deficient (TTnews)
U.S. Intermodal Traffic Set Record in 2018 (Progress Rail)
U.S. and Chinese Manufacturing Stabilize (WSJ)
Floods Deal a New Blow to the Farm Belt (WSJ)
Improper Packing, Labeling To Blame for String of Ship Fires (Supply Chain)
Robots Expected in 50K Warehouses by 2025 (Supply Chain)
DSV to Acquire Panalpina in $4.6 B Deal (Supply Chain
Wall Street Embraces Weather Risk in New Era of Storms, Drought (GCaptain)
Multi Pack Expanding Current Greenville County Facility (SC Commerce)
DHL Supply Chain Constructing $100 Million Distribution Center in Dorchester County (SC Commerce)
Greenwood Fabricating and Plating Expanding Operations in Greenwood County (SC Commerce)
2019 State of the SCDOT (SCFOR)
GETTING TO KNOW
A brief summary of your services will tell us…
SuperGreen Solutions is the premier advisor, supplier, and installer of domestic and commercial energy efficient products and solutions. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and assist our partners in their goals of enhancing environmental stewardship and reducing carbon footprints. Through increased energy efficiency and renewable energy generation, we help our client’s save green by going green.
We handle everything from LED lighting, to smart technology for your HVACs, to energy management systems that can control just about everything, plus many renewable energy solutions such as solar.
What regions do you serve?
We are a locally owned small business based here in Charleston but part of a much larger global organization that is SuperGreen Solutions. We serve mainly the Carolinas; however, we can go wherever needed.
What might surprise me about SuperGreen Solutions?
Opening here in the Lowcountry is no accident. Due to Charleston’s aging commercial and industrial facilities, the opportunities for energy efficiency upgrades are vast. Most warehouses are still using outdated metal halide lighting technology. A typical example is that we can replace a 400 Watt metal halide with a 150 Watt LED fixture that uses less than half the electricity, lasts 20 times longer, eliminates maintenance which vastly improves lighting quality and safety. Most of warehouse lighting projects have a 1 to 2 year payback!
What are some of SuperGreen Solutions’ proudest accomplishments?
More and more businesses are beginning to realize that operating in a sustainable manner is both good for their image and good for business. We strongly believe it is a social responsibility. Our projects not only help the bottom line, they help the environment and that makes us proud of what we do every day. And we are very proud to support the thriving maritime industry here in Charleston. We feel we are a great asset to help our clients meet their sustainability goals. To date, SuperGreen Solutions has helped Maritime Association members complete over a dozen projects!
Other non-maritime projects that we are proud of include installing the only commercial solar system on all of Berkeley Electric Co-Op’s grid for one of our favorite nonprofits, Habitat for Humanity of Berkeley County - ReStore. We also completed a LED lighting retrofit inside and out. We are also the go-to energy partner for the Town of Summerville. We upgraded Gahagan Park’s ball fields, the Police station, and their Fleet Services warehouse to LED. On the supply side, we are proud to have supplied LED lighting to government entities such as The U.S. Army (Camp Lejeune), Berkeley County School District, and Clemson University.
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