New Port program to be announced

Charleston, SC - CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Port of Charleston are expected to announce a new program that will expand business.

The program involves partnering with local rail-served warehouses to grow and create business with exporters.

Details of the program will be released Wednesday afternoon.

The CEO of the State Ports Authority, Jim Newsome, is speaking at the world trade luncheon in downtown Charleston. Last month, the Port of Charleston's container volume rose 28.5 pecent from the same month last year.

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