NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Monday kicked off The Annual State of the Port address.
Chief Executive Officer Jim Newsome delivered the keynote address. Other notable speakers included South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, who commemorated Port Week, as well as Propeller Club of Charleston’s President Jason Odgers.
The Annual State of the Port luncheon was hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston.
The South Carolina Ports Authority drives economic growth here in the Palmetto State. It promotes and facilitates commerce through our waterways.
There are two ports here in the Lowcountry, one in Charleston and the other in Georgetown. There are also two other ports in Greer, SC and Dillon, SC. According to the Port Authority’s website, the ports here in South Carolina bring in more than $63-billion dollars annually.