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South Carolina Ports Authority Goes Live with Tideworks Terminal Operating Solutions at Port of Charleston

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Technology® Inc.
(Tideworks), a full-service provider of
comprehensive terminal operating system (TOS) solutions, today announced
that South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has successfully gone live
with Tideworks’ graphical planning solution, Spinnaker®, at the Port of
Charleston’s Wando Welch and North Charleston terminals. This is the
first phase of the Port of Charleston project and the second
implementation of Tideworks’ TOS solutions within the SCPA network.
Inland Port Dillon went live with Tideworks’ Intermodal Pro® terminal
operating system in April 2018.

In this first phase of the project, all stevedores in the port complex
have access to the system’s platform to increase process visibility
throughout the terminal. Implementation of Tideworks’ TOS at the Port of
Charleston will support SCPA’s broader objectives to efficiently handle
increasing container volumes and reduce turn times through comprehensive
graphical planning, improved inventory accuracy and enhanced

The go live of this initial phase represents the first milestone of the
Port of Charleston project with Tideworks. To begin later this year, the
second phase of the project will include the implementation of
Tideworks’ next-generation TOS Mainsail®, Traffic Control™, the Terminal
View® 3D data visualization system, Tideworks Insight™ and Advent
Intermodal Solutions’ eModal® port community platform.

The implementations at the Port of Charleston reinforce SCPA’s
partnership with Tideworks, which began with its greenfield intermodal
rail terminal, Inland Port Dillon. In April 2018, the terminal went live
with Tideworks’ intermodal terminal operating solutions, including the
Intermodal Pro® TOS, GateVision® gate operating system, Traffic Control™
equipment dispatch system, and Tideworks Insight™. Inland Port Dillon
was the first intermodal rail facility to deploy Tideworks Insight.

“We are pleased to have successfully completed phase one implementation
of the Tideworks’ TOS solution that will enhance planning and operations
at our marine terminals,” said Stephen Rauch, director of information
technology at SCPA. “The Port is experiencing strong growth, and the
addition of Tideworks’ solutions will support our ability to efficiently
handle increased cargo volumes over the long term.”

“Our partnership with SCPA has afforded Tideworks myriad opportunities
to demonstrate the capabilities of our next generation TOS solutions,”
said Thomas Rucker, president of Tideworks. “We look forward to
continuing our partnership with SCPA and supporting its growth with
innovative and effective solutions that add value to the supply chain
and the communities that SCPA serves.”

Tideworks is providing all the associated implementation services for
SCPA to ensure successful deployments. These services include project
management, software configuration and installation, integration
services, user training and go-live assistance. Tideworks will also
provide ongoing maintenance and support services, which includes 24/7
technical support and regular software upgrades.

The Wando Welch and North Charleston terminals went live with Tideworks’
Spinnaker Planning Management System in late-March 2019.

About South Carolina Ports Authority

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), established by the state’s
General Assembly in 1942, owns and operates public seaport facilities in
Charleston, Dillon, Georgetown and Greer. An economic development engine
for the state, Port operations facilitate 187,200 statewide jobs and
generate nearly $53 billion annual economic activity. Home to the
Southeast’s deepest port, SCPA is the industry leader in delivering
speed-to-market, seamless processes and flexibility to ensure reliable
operations, big ship handling, efficient market reach and environmental
responsibility. For more information on SCPA, please visit

About Tideworks Technology

Tideworks is a full-service provider of comprehensive terminal operating
system solutions for growing terminal operations and shipping lines
worldwide. The company helps more than 120 facilities run their
operations more efficiently and profitably. From optimized equipment
utilization to faster turn times, Tideworks works at every step of
terminal operations to maximize productivity and customer service. For
more information about Tideworks Technology, a Carrix solution, visit