Container Gate Operating Hours All facilities:
North Charleston, Wando Welch Terminal, and Hugh Leatherman Terminal
Motor carriers attempting to perform dual missions must enter the lanes by 16:30. Motor carriers attempting to perform single missions must enter the lanes by 17:00.
Motor carriers attempting to deliver or receive loaded running reefers must enter the lanes for dual missions by 16:00 and single missions by 16:30.
Monday-Friday 0500 – 1700 Saturday 0600 – 1700 Flex Schedule Yes Yard Service Provided Yes
Motor carriers attempting to perform dual missions must enter the lanes by 4:00 PM.
Motor carriers attempting to perform single missions must enter the lanes by 4:30 PM.
WWT REEFER GATE 0600 to 1700 NCT REEFER GATE 0700 to 1700 HLT REEFER GATE 0700 to 1700 (subject to change)
Reefers are not worked on Saturdays at Wando Welch, North Charleston, or Hugh Leatherman Terminals except on special request.
Saturday reefer transactions will require prior notice to the terminal and vendors. Any containers that arrive without the proper prior notice will be turned away and not serviced.
Email notice for all Saturday reefer transactions MUST be received by 3 PM on the Friday before and include:
Container Number Transaction Type: Empty In/Out, Import, Export Booking Number Vessel Motor Carrier
All Saturday reefer scheduling notices for transactions must include SCPA Contacts, Charleston Gate Contacts and the correct M&R vendor listed below, so labor can be properly scheduled.
Requests for ALL steamship lines must be sent to CMC at below email address:
WWT Chief Clerk
email@example.com Inland Port Greer
Sunday – Saturday 0000 – 2400 Flex Schedule: Yes Yard Service Provided: Yes
Train Cutoff 16:00 – Monday thru Saturday
Inland Port Dillon
Monday – Friday 0600 – 1800 Flex Schedule: Yes Yard Service: Yes
Train Cutoff 10:00 am Monday thru Friday
Breakbulk Gate Operating Hours
The breakbulk gate hours at North Charleston, Wando Welch, Hugh K. Leatherman, Columbus Street, and Veterans Terminals are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 11:30 am and 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Scheduled appointment times are
required so that proper personnel and equipment will be ready.
Please email appointment requests to CSTAppointments@scspa.com 48 hours in advance.
All import cargo pick-ups must first have a Custom’s and Agent’s release in place. The scheduled driver must also have an appropriate Loading Order Number. This is a 5 digit number ending in an L. For all export cargo, the driver must have a Dock receipt showing the steamship line Bill of Lading number for the cargo.