P. O. Box 1048
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465
1 Immigration Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Specifications and ServicesThe Port of Charleston has numerous terminals that steamship lines may call. Transit times from the sea buoy to these terminals range from 1 hour to 2.5 hours. The channel depth at mean low water is 45 feet.
SSA Cooper is a full-service stevedore handling containers, breakbulk — paper products, lumber, steel, reefer cargo, heavy lifts, RoRo, bulk commodities and passenger vessels. Our carrier-sponsored Container Freight Station division is actively stuffing and stripping containers on terminal for shippers.
Location: 1.5 hours transit to sea buoy
Total Acreage: 155
Breakbulk Ops: 25.1
Heavy Lift: 4.9
Other handling: 17.5
Water Depth: 45 feet low water
Total Berthing Length: 3,500 feet
Cranes - Container: 3 total, 2 post-Panamax
Cranes - Mobile: Up to 500 short tons - details at www.charlestonheavylift.com. Lifting rail direct to ship. Truck direct to ship. Rail to storage yard. Truck to storage yard
General notes about the rail service: The South Carolina Railway Commission provides rail service in the state, with CSX and Norfolk Southern as the two major rail carriers. Each terminal in Charleston is operated by an independent rail service which feeds these terminals. These independents transfer railcars from the individual terminals to the two major carriers’ offsite locations.
Reefer Services: 128 reefer plugs
RoRo Services: National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia
Heavy Lift Service:
Warehouses: All with covered rail access
1.6 miles to I-26