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SC Lede: Charleston Harbor — ‘The Most Important Ditch’

SC Ports Authority CMA CGM Marco Polo Charleston Port
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The CMA CGM Marco Polo is the largest container ship to call on the Port of Charleston in May 2021. The harbor is now officially 52 feet deep and will be able to handle large container ships regardless of tides.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for December 6, 2022: SC Ports celebrates the completion of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project; the latest on the new Democratic presidential nomination calendar; and more.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.