Port of Charleston, Charleston

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The Port of Charleston is a seaport located in South Carolina in the Southeastern United States. The port's facilities span three municipalities — Charleston, North Charleston, and Mount Pleasant — with five public terminals owned and operated by the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). These facilities handle containers, motor vehicles and other rolling stock, non-containerized goods and project cargo, as well as Charleston's cruise ship operation. Additional facilities in the port are privately owned and operated, handling bulk commodities like petroleum, coal and steel.

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  • Excellent system to help you get in when you're arriving for your cruise. Same excellent process when leaving from cruise. Everyone: porters, staff @ checkpoints, shuttle drivers, ticket agents...  more »
  • We booked a charter three days before it left Charleston. We had a hard time finding a hotel room under $175, so we booked with points by the medical center. We took the express bus from the...  more »
  • The parking here has gotten much better in the last year. It's still expensive, but if you can afford to Cruise, you can afford to park... Everyone working here that we came in contact with had been very pleasant. From when you get directed into the luggage drop-off, to the porters, the security, and all of the check-in attendants. Actually, They're all a great representation of professionalism and seem very happy at their jobs. Makes for a good experience from the beginning to the end.
  • The people working here are all super nice and helpful. The waiting area was really nice and big so people aren't on top of one another. Very organized also.

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