Port of Charleston sees boom in business following improvements

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Port of Charleston is seeing a boom in business after $23 million dollar improvements at its Columbus Street terminal.

According to the ports authority, non-container cargo totaled more than 362,000 tons. That's about 6 times more than last year's number.

Container businesses is also growing. Last month it was up nearly 18 percent from September of 2010.

The Port of Georgetown also saw an increase in business in September compared to the year before.

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