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Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian

Thursday, August 29, 2019/Categories: Port of Savannah, Port of Brunswick

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September 4, 2019
06:13 PM

Dear Valued GPA Customers:

The Georgia Ports Authority continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian. Based on current conditions and forecasting, the following operating hours will be observed: 

Critical workforce should return to the Port of Brunswick at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, to help assess the impact of the storm, with an expected return to normal operations midday Thursday. 

GPA’s administrative staff offices in Savannah will be closed Thursday, Sept. 5.  All critical Savannah workforce are to return at 1300 Thursday. 

GPA operations and maintenance employees for whom Thursday is your regularly scheduled work day: Please return to work at 1300. 

All night shift container operations personnel should report at their regularly scheduled time on Thursday. Rail and terminal operations start Thursday night. 

Night shift container operations employees not regularly scheduled to work Thursday, please check voicemail for updates. 

GPA will resume full terminal operations (vessel, truck gate, intermodal) at 0600 Friday, Sept. 6. 

Employees should be sure they have their GPA credentials. Those who have questions should contact their managers. 

This is subject to change based on a shift in Hurricane Dorian’s track. Please monitor gaports.com for updates. 

**For text alerts providing updates for weather, road, port operations etc. Text GPAUSER to 888-777


 September 2, 2019

04:32 PM

Dear Valued GPA Customers:

The Georgia Ports Authority continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian very closely. 

At this time, the Authority will shut down operations in both the Brunswick and Savannah locations on Tuesday, Sept. 3 and Wednesday, Sept. 4.

GPA employees please monitor gaports.com, email, and text for times to report back to work. If you have any questions, please contact your manager. 

Port users should be prepared for possible impacts in our area such as heavy rains, flooding and strong winds. You are encouraged to track the storm and follow directions from local Emergency Management.   

Please monitor gaports.com for updates. 

**For text alerts providing updates for weather, road, port operations etc. Text GPAUSER to 888-777


 September 2, 2019

Dear Valued GPA Customers:

The Georgia Ports Authority continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian very closely. 

At this time, the Authority will be shutting down operations in both the Brunswick and Savannah locations on Tuesday, Sept. 3. 

GPA employees please monitor gaports.com, email, and text for times to report back to work. If you have any questions, please contact your manager. 

Port users should be prepared for possible impacts in our area such as heavy rains, flooding and strong winds. You are encouraged to track the storm and follow directions from local Emergency Management.   

Please monitor gaports.com for updates. 

**For text alerts providing updates for weather, road, port operations etc. Text GPAUSER to 888-777


 August 30, 2019

Dear Valued GPA Customers:

GPA currently expects normal vessel operations through Sunday at 0001, or midnight. Tuesday operations are expected to be business as usual following the Monday no-work holiday. Please monitor GPA’s website, gaports.com, for future updates as needed. 

**For text alerts providing updates for weather, road, port operations etc. Text GPAUSER to 888-777


 August 29, 2019

Dear Valued GPA Customers:

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian and will send out additional advisories as needed. 

We will continue to observe normal operating hours at all GPA facilities. All gate and field activities will continue as usual.

For questions, contact GPA’s Client Relations Center at (912) 963-5526 or email customerservice@gaports.com.

The Georgia Ports Authority thanks you for your business. 

**For text alerts providing updates for weather, road, port operations etc. Text GPAUSER to 888-777

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