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Georgia Ports Authority keeps safety at the forefront

Georgia Ports Authority keeps safety at the forefront

Corporate Safety Manager Patrick Page reminds everyone on GPA's terminals to be deliberate in their actions

Safety has long been at the forefront of Georgia Ports Authority’s operations, but as Corporate Safety Manager Patrick Page reminds everyone when going on terminal — you must be purposeful in your everyday actions.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017/Number of views (1069)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.7
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From Griff Lynch: GPA's 2018 Outlook

From Griff Lynch: GPA's 2018 Outlook

On behalf of the Georgia Ports Authority, I wanted to take a moment to send you our best wishes for a happy holiday and prosperous New Year, share our most recent results, and give you GPA's outlook for 2018.
Monday, December 18, 2017/Number of views (1952)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.6
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A&R Logistics bringing resin exports to Savannah

A&R Logistics bringing resin exports to Savannah

Project will establish a transportation and plastics packaging facility at the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal

A&R Logistics, based in Louisville, KY, will open Savannah’s first export facility for plastic resins by the end of the year. The project will establish a transportation and plastics packaging facility at the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal to handle the anticipated significant increase in export plastic resins.

“Our collaboration with A&R is an incubation program to grow a business sector that offers major opportunities for Georgia’s ports,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch. 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017/Number of views (424)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A smooth transit for GPA’s Neo-Panamax cranes

A smooth transit for GPA’s Neo-Panamax cranes

Senior Director of Operations Dan Rohde has accompanied the past four batches of ship-to-shore cranes along the river route to Garden City Terminal

Throngs of spectators on River Street received an early holiday treat last week. The crowds in downtown Savannah had the chance to see Georgia Ports Authority’s four additional Neo-Panamax cranes transit the Savannah River, while draped in a 50- by 100-foot American flag. Flying the Stars and Stripes as the cranes make the journey to the Port of Savannah has progressed over the last few years, Senior Director of Operations Dan Rohde said.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017/Number of views (857)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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One Thing Remains the Same

One Thing Remains the Same

Jennifer Tatom, Manager of Marketing & Business Development

A changing landscape of cargo carriers spurred by consolidation and realignment has fueled growth at the Georgia Ports Authority by playing perfectly to GPA’s advantages. A decade ago, ocean carriers began massive fleet upsizing to reduce fuel consumption and cost per container. This caused a major imbalance in supply and demand, particularly as the global economy fell into recession. The inability of individual ocean carriers to absorb capacity caused financial stress and led to the unprecedented carrier consolidation and alliance changes currently taking place. 

Friday, November 3, 2017/Number of views (977)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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