Inland Port's 4,631 rail moves in February, nearly 50 percent ahead of plan

Published on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Greer Inland Port saw gains in February result with 4,631 rail moves completed during the month. The port has handled 35,126 rail moves fiscal year to date and is nearly 50 percent ahead of plan, according to the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA).

The SCPA announced February is the second consecutive month of 18 percent container growth at its ports, bringing fiscal year container volumes totals to 1.23 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs.

Last month Charleston handled 152,925 TEUs, a significant increase from 129,747 handled during the same month last year. Since the fiscal year began in July, the port's TEU volume is 14.3 percent higher than the same period last fiscal year. 

As measured in pier containers, SCPA moved 86,258 boxes in February. SCPA has handled 700,630 boxes fiscal year to date and plans to surpass the 1 million container mark by the end of the period.




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