South Carolina Ports and International Longshoremen’s Association Announce Agreement for Port of Charleston

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (June 27, 2024). South Carolina Ports and ILA proudly announced this week that after productive and collaborative conversations, the two sides have mutually developed and agreed to the framework for an operating agreement that will create long-term stability and competitiveness for the Port of Charleston while providing an enhanced product. More importantly, SC Ports and ILA worked together to protect jobs to create a seamless transition toward a future that recognizes a trained and experienced workforce across all SC Ports’ terminals. SC Ports and ILA are ready to welcome our USMX partners at the Leatherman Terminal for many years to come without hesitation as all obstacles to operations have been removed.