Port Charleston looks to containers on barges as congestions grips Lowcountry highways.
The Port of Charleston wants to put freight that comes in on the water, well, back on the water with a container-on-barge service, which is expected to be online as early as 2022. The project, which could cost up to $100 million, would only take about one in five containers now being
moved by truck off the road. But it underscores the need of U.S. port cities to get creative in dealing with increased congestion brought on by growing container volumes and the resulting rise in drayage traffic. To read more, visit Freight Waves.
Posted: February 15, 2019