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South Carolina Ports Authority promotes, develops and facilitates waterborne commerce to meet the current and future needs of its customers, and for the economic benefit of the citizens and businesses of South Carolina.

S.C. Ports Authority owns and operates the Port of Charleston, Port of Georgetown, Inland Port Greer and Inland Port Dillon. S.C. Ports is known for efficiently run terminals, reliable service and customer-centric operations.

S.C. Ports ensures the movement of cargo between South Carolina and global markets, serving as a vital economic engine for the state and supporting the state’s thriving business community.

Port operations generate a $63.4 billion economic impact on South Carolina each year, according to a 2019 study from the University of South Carolina. Port operations create 1 in 10 S.C. jobs, which pay nearly 32% higher than the state’s average annual salary