Port of Charleston reports double-digit growth in container business for 2014

In all, the SPA handled 1,022,781 containers at its Wando Welch and North Charleston terminals last year, up from 909,827 boxes in 2013. “The 12 percent increase ... reflects growth in a number of business segments, including import parts and components for automotive manufacturing and export grains and refrigerated cargo,” SPA chief executive Jim Newsome said in a statement.