Inland port rail lifts show slight increase

Published on Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Greer Inland Port has exceeded its performance expectations with rail lifts at the facility up 1.5 times over plan with 17,714 moves since July.

The South Carolina Ports Authority reported Wednesday, at its monthly board meeting, the inland port handled 4,678 rail lifts in October. The $50 million Greer port received its first container in mid-October 2013.

SCPA reported Charleston Port October container traffic up nearly 17 percent year over year.

Also reported:

• 164,672 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in October, up from 141,049 TEUs compared to same month last year.

• Fiscal year to date, TEU volumes are up 14 percent and nearly 13 percent ahead of plan.





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