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June 11, 2018 - 8:48 am
CHARLESTON, SC - June 11, 2018 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority announced 197,437 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled last month, a record for the month of May and the second-highest month of container traffic in the Port’s history. May TEU volume was 8.2 percent higher than...
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In this May 26, 2018 photo provided on May 27, 2018, by South Korea Presidential Blue House, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, walk after their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in North Korea. Moon said Sunday, May 27, that Kim committed in the rivals' surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." The Korean leaders' second summit in a month Saturday, May 26, saw bear hugs and broad smiles, but their quickly arranged meeting appears to highlight a sense of urgency on both sides of the world's most heavily armed border. (South Korea Presidential Blue House via AP)
May 27, 2018 - 10:24 pm
President Donald Trump said Sunday a U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place. The State Department said earlier that a team was in Panmunjom, which straddles the border inside the...
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SC Ports
May 22, 2018 - 5:47 pm
U.S. Senators Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham secured two important provisions supporting South Carolina’s ports.
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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 18, 2018 - 9:16 am
MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — First, a scraping sound. Then, chaos and panic as a bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and toppled over on a busy highway, killing a student and a teacher and injuring dozens of others. First responders arrived in minutes to find...
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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 17, 2018 - 8:39 pm
MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — A school bus taking children on a field trip to a historic site collided with a dump truck on Thursday, ripping the bus apart and killing a student and a teacher. The crash left the bus lying on its side on the guardrail of Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, its undercarriage...
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May 17, 2018 - 3:54 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk says its first-quarter revenue increased by 30 percent to $9.3 billion, but also noted increased uncertainties due to geopolitical risks, trade tensions and other factors impacting freight rates, bunker prices and rate of exchange...
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South Carolina Radio Network
April 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
The South Carolina Ports Authority is looking to buy land further inland for future expansion.
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FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Bourg-d'Oisans and Le Grand Bornand, French Alps. Armstrong, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. (Bernard Papon/Pool Photo via AP, File)
April 19, 2018 - 5:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing...
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SC Ports Authority
April 17, 2018 - 10:48 am
APRIL 16, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK South Carolina ports officials used two massive container cranes to break a ceremonial ribbon Monday for a new inland facility in Dillon. The $50 million Inland Port Dillon — what the State Ports Authority is calling a rail cargo transfer terminal — is...
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FILE- In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, boxes for sorted mail are stacked at the main post office in Omaha, Neb. A task force will study the U.S. Postal Service under an executive order from President Donald Trump, who has spent weeks criticizing online retailer Amazon and accused it of not paying enough in shipping costs. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
April 13, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A task force will study the U.S. Postal Service under an executive order from President Donald Trump, who has spent weeks criticizing online retailer Amazon and accused it of not paying enough in shipping costs. The order doesn't mention Amazon by name, but Trump has tweeted that...
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