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176 Concord Street, P.O. Box 22287, Charleston, SC 29413-2287
Contact: Erin Dhand, Manager, Corporate Communications and Community Affairs
Telephone: 843-577-8121 • Fax: 843-577-8127 • e-mail: EDhand@scspa.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
7/11/2001

Agricultural Products Trade Through the Port of Charleston

The Port of Charleston is one of the nation’s largest seaports, and agricultural products represent more than a third of its total volume.

In a recent 12-month period, Charleston handled more than 413,000 TEUs (20-foot container equivalent units) of agricultural products, or more than 47 TEUs every hour of every day for a year.

Agricultural products generally fall into the following cargo groups—Fiber & Tow, Foodstuffs, Logs & Lumber, Paper Products & Woodpulp.

REFRIGERATED CARGOES –

WINE & SPIRITS –

FOREST PRODUCTS –