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First Kia Telluride crosses Brunswick docks

First Kia Telluride crosses Brunswick docks

Made in Georgia, vehicles destined for overseas markets

BRUNSWICK, Ga., Feb. 26, 2019 The first of Kia’s new Telluride vehicles were loaded for export onto the Roll-on/Roll-off vessel Sirius today at the Port of Brunswick. The 8-person SUVs are destined for ports around the Arabian Peninsula.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019/Number of views (1414)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Big Berth/Big Ship: Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

Big Berth/Big Ship: Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

January GPA’s busiest month ever; container volumes up 28 percent

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA’s Big Berth/Big Ship program that will allow the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024. 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019/Number of views (2744)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export

Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export

Vertical integration aids supply chain efficiency

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Stuart Countess, chief administrative officer and vice president of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, announced that the Telluride, its new 8-person SUV, will begin crossing the Port of Brunswick’s docks for global markets this month.

Monday, February 4, 2019/Number of views (2334)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Savannah’s TEU count grows 7.5 percent in 2018

Savannah’s TEU count grows 7.5 percent in 2018

Infrastructure expanding to handle new business

The Port of Savannah moved 4.35 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Calendar Year 2018, its highest annual volume ever, and a 7.5 percent increase over 2017, according to a report from Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019/Number of views (1728)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA employees share holiday cheer with CASA kids

GPA employees share holiday cheer with CASA kids

Employees of the Georgia Ports Authority helped make the holidays a little brighter for dozens of Savannah-area children Thursday.
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