Posts Tagged ‘South Carolina Ports Authority’

On Location: SC Ports

Posted on: November 13th, 2017 by Allison Andrews

An In-depth look at transportation and infrastructure issues facing the region with panelists: Christy Hall, South Carolina Transportation Secretary, Jim Newsome, CEO, SC Ports Authority, South Carolina Senator Larry Grooms, Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, G. Clifton Parker, President, G&P Trucking Co.

Charleston Harbor: A Port with a Purpose

Posted on: November 9th, 2014 by Allison Andrews

SC Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome talks about the proposed deepening of Charleston Harbor and shares his vision for how all Carolina Ports could work together for the betterment of both North and South Carolina. Panelists include outgoing NC Bankers Association President Thad Woodard and the Executive Director for the Orangeburg County Development Commission Gregg Robinson.

Success in Shipping

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by admin

Charleston’s ports are a key component of the region’s resurgence in manufacturing. Now, efforts to deepen the shipping channel and support larger container ships could spur even more exports of South Carolina-made products. On this program, South Carolina Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome reflects on the competiveness of the freight industry and the infrastructure investments which allow the region to lure business away from other parts of the country. Ran Coble of the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research and Dr. Adolphus Belk, Jr. of Winthrop University join the conversation.


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