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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 (1985)/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 (1857)/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 (1137)/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.
Thursday, December 13, 2018/Number of views (904)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA on track for 4.3M TEUs

GPA on track for 4.3M TEUs

Continued strength expected in new year

The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to reach 4.36 million twenty-foot equivalent container units handled in 2018, its highest volumes ever in a calendar year. The performance would mean an increase of 8 percent (312,385 TEUs) compared to CY2017.

 

“Cargo expansion related to growth in inland markets, as well as increased demand right here in the U.S. Southeast have shifted the global logistics arena in Savannah’s favor, with more port users choosing to serve their customers via Georgia’s deepwater terminals,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch.

Monday, December 10, 2018/Number of views (1689)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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