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SC Ports has invested more than $2 billion in recent years to enhance infrastructure, ensuring the Port of Charleston can handle mega container ships and accommodate cargo growth. SC Ports opened the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal in March 2021, marking the first greenfield container terminal to open in the U.S. since 2009. The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project is well underway to achieving a 52-foot depth in 2022, making Charleston the deepest harbor on the East Coast. SC Ports continually invests to add capacity and increase efficiency, including the ongoing modernization of Wando Welch Terminal and the expansion of Inland Port Greer.