See the upcoming tour date listed below. 


SC Ports Authority Headquarters
200 Ports Authority Drive                Mt. Pleasant
, SC 29464

Driving directions will be sent to registrants.


SC Ports Authority's community tour program offers a firsthand look at port operations at three Charleston terminals. Spend the morning with us to learn about port activities, major projects and the future of our state port system. 

Tour Agenda:

  • 10:00 a.m. – ID check and board bus. Your promptness is appreciated. 
  • 10:15 a.m. – Union Pier Terminal, home of the port's current cruise facility.
  • 10:30 a.m. – Columbus Street Terminal, a breakbulk and rolling cargo facility.
  • 11:00 a.m. – Wando Welch Terminal, the port's largest container terminal. 
  • Noon – Bus returns to Headquarters; tour concludes.

Tours are limited to 13 attendees. Online registration is required and will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes when the event is full, or at 5:00 p.m. two weeks prior to the tour. 

For admittance on the tour, each partipicant must submit the following information for security clearance: full name, date of birth, and driver's license number and state of issuance. Registration cannot be processed without the above information. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Click here to register for the March 12, 2020 tour.