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Wando Welch Terminal

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Wando Welch Terminal (WWT) is your premier connection to global markets. With state-of-the-art container cranes, RTGs, IT systems and a team of experienced professionals on the ground in the yard, your containers flow smoothly between ship and shore. WWT is South Carolina Port’s largest container terminal at more than 400 total acres and moves approximately 78% of the port’s annual container volume. WWT handles container vessels of all sizes, but its cranes and wharf are specialized to handle three neo-Pamanax ships at one time with a maximum capability of handling vessels up to 20,000 TEU.

Physical Address: 400 Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Google Map Directions

Driving Directions: From I-26 head SE, take exit 212C to merge onto I-526E, take Long Point Road exit, make right at light and continue down the road to the terminal gates

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Fact Sheet

Gate Hours

Contact Wando Welch Terminal:

Terminal Manager: 843-856-7005
Breakbulk Operations: 843-856-7029
Driver’s Assistance: 843-579-4433

Total Acreage: 689
Developed Acreage: 399
Container Yard Acreage: 245.8

Container Slots: 20,074 Grounded+ 3,417 Wheeled
Reefer Slots: 1,274
Interchange lanes/Gates: 29

Rail Service: Near dock. CSX & Norfolk Southern.
Serviced by RapidRail

Berth Length: 3,800 feet I 1,158.24 meters
Project Depth: 45 feet I 13.72 meters at Mean Low Water. For confirmed current specifications contact our Berthing Department at 843-577-8659.
Air Draft: (feeVmeters) 186 feet I 56.69 meters at Mean High Water
Piloting Time: About 2 hours dependent on conditions.

Container Yard Equipment: 65 RTGs, 10 Toplifters, 28 Empty container handlers

Ship-to-Shore Cranes

Count Make Outreach Containers Across Lift Height
3 HHI 190′ 21 115′
2 HHI / GE 197′ 22 155′
9 ZPMC 197′ 22 155′

Bldg# 402. 187,680 square feet Dual-sided cross dock facility served by yard truck and outside the TWIC zone.

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