North Charleston Terminal (NCT) is your high-velocity connection to global markets. NCT is equipped with six post-Panamax container cranes, a fleet of Konecrane RTGs, state-of-the-art IT systems, and a team of waterfront professionals that seamlessly move your containers on and off ships and turn your trucks in record time. NCT handles about 22% of the port’s total container volume and specializes in handling container ships 8,000 TEU and smaller.
Physical Address: 1000 Remount Rd North Charleston, SC 29406
Driving Directions: From I-26: Head SE, take exit 212C to merge onto I-526 E. Take exit 19 for N. Rhett Avenue, turn left onto N. Rhett. Turn right at Remount Road, continue on to terminal gates.
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Terminal Manager: 843-745-6533
Driver’s Assistance: 843-579-4433
Total Acreage: 201
Developed Acreage: 197.8
Container Yard Acreage: 132.4
Container Slots: 11,316 Grounded + 2,854 Wheeled
Reefer Slots: 538
Interchange Lanes/Gates: 14
Container Yard Equipment: 10 RTGs, 21 Toplifters, 2 Empty Container Handlers
Bulk rail transload facility located on-terminal.
Berth Length: 2,460 feet / 762 meters
Project Depth: 45 feet / 13.72 meters at Mean Low Water. For confirmed current specifications contact our Harbor Master at 843-577-8192.
Air Draft: (feet/meters) 155 feet / 47.2 meters at Mean High Water
Piloting Time: About 2.5 hours dependent on conditions.
Rail Service: On dock & near dock. CSX & Norfolk Southern.
Switching handled by Palmetto Railways.
Serviced by RapidRail
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