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Port basic or overview
- Port code: 1601
- Port size: 201-acre
- Port addresses: 176 Concord Street Charleston, SC 29401 United States
- Main cargo/vessel type: containerized goods and project cargo
- TEUs: 2.55 million TEU in Fiscal Year 2021 at the Port of Charleston
The Port of Charleston is a seaport in South Carolina, in the southeastern United States. It is the largest container seaport on the eastern seaboard of the United States, and one of the busiest ports in North America.
The port is located on Charleston Harbor, a natural harbor protected by Fort Sumter and Sullivan’s Island from both wind and waves. The harbor opens to the Atlantic Ocean between Sullivan’s Island and Morris Island, two of its original seven islands. The port is accessible to large vessels through its main navigational channel which can accommodate ships with a draft up to 34 feet (10 m).
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