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Grieg Star Lygra Delivers Project Cargo to Brunswick

Grieg Star Lygra Delivers Project Cargo to Brunswick

Grieg Star Shipping recently delivered several pieces of project cargo to the Port of Brunswick.

The shipping line delivered equipment to be used as part of a 50-megawatt biomass plant in Albany, Ga. Constellation Energy, doing business as Albany Green Energy, will own and operate the $200 million facility.

The plant will provide 60 percent to 70 percent of the total energy needs for the Procter and Gamble facility in Albany, Ga., doubling the use of renewable energy currently used at the plant.

Thursday, July 28, 2016/Number of views (6054)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Port of Savannah receives five new electric rubber-tired gantry cranes

Port of Savannah receives five new electric rubber-tired gantry cranes

The order brings the current number of RTGs on terminal to 141

The Port of Savannah received five electric rubber-tired gantry cranes on July 1. The order brings the current number of RTGs on terminal to 141.
Friday, July 15, 2016/Number of views (4222)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Foltz, IAP recognized for outstanding service

Foltz, IAP recognized for outstanding service

At the 2016 Automotive Global Awards held in Las Vegas, GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz received the outstanding achievement award, while International Auto Processing, based at the Port of Brunswick, received the North American Auto Processor of the Year award.

 “What a great honor it is for me to receive the outstanding achievement award,” Foltz said. “To me, it’s about all of the people who help drive these awards. Our Georgia Ports Authority employees, the great ILA women and men who work for us in Brunswick and Savannah, and the outstanding auto processors understand that you as a customer or service partner have a choice, and they want to continue to build on your business, and earn your business every single day.”

Monday, June 20, 2016/Number of views (4562)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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LINDE + WIEMANN to create 200 new jobs, will invest more than $35M in Hart County

German-based LINDE + WIEMANN GmbH KG, a leading manufacturer of complex structural steel systems to automotive OEM’s worldwide, will establish a U.S.-based assembly operation with associated national sales and distribution activities in Hart county, Ga. The company’s first facility will initially employ approximately 200 people and represent a capital investment of more than $35 million.

“LINDE + WIEMANN’s decision to locate their U.S.-based operation in Hart County sends a strong message about Georgia’s business-friendly climate,” said Gov. Deal. “This announcement indicates Northeast Georgia as a hub for the manufacturing of products that are vital to major automotive industry leaders worldwide.”

Monday, May 9, 2016/Number of views (5498)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Keeping ahead of the growth curve

Keeping ahead of the growth curve

Georgia is already an impressive hub for containerized trade. The Port of Savannah moved 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2015, and regularly handles 10,000 truck moves a day.

“In order to stay ahead of phenomenal growth, the Georgia Ports Authority is working with state and federal partners to build upon our world-class transportation infrastructure,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “Improvements to both landside and maritime assets will help port users reach customers more quickly.”

Monday, April 11, 2016/Number of views (4447)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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