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Deal: Savannah Harbor Expansion Project on schedule, reaches crucial milestone

Deal: Savannah Harbor Expansion Project on schedule, reaches crucial milestone

Completion of outer harbor dredging marks SHEP midpoint

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed outer harbor dredging at the Port of Savannah, marking the midpoint of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).

Wednesday, February 28, 2018/Number of views (2590)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA: 10M-TEU capacity in 10 years

GPA: 10M-TEU capacity in 10 years

Savannah Harbor deepening reaching midway point

At the 50th annual Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Monday, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch reviewed the strategic plan for Georgia's ports that will allow for 10 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, 1 million rail lifts, and more than 1 million auto and machinery units per year.
 
"Georgia is home to both the single largest container and roll-on/roll-off facilities in North America," Lynch said. "Our goal is to maximize capacity, create jobs and reduce impact on our local communities."
Monday, February 5, 2018/Number of views (5372)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA surpasses 4M TEUs

GPA surpasses 4M TEUs

Harbor deepening funds more important than ever

The Port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2017 – an increase of 11 percent and the port’s highest annual volume ever. For the month of December, GPA handled 323,000 TEUs, up 10.6 percent or 31,000 TEUs, for the busiest December in GPA’s history.
Monday, January 22, 2018/Number of views (1360)/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

West Chatham Elementary Choir helps celebrate

Employees of the Georgia Ports Authority helped make the holidays a little brighter for dozens of Savannah-area children Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017/Number of views (1034)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Four more Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Four more Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority ship-to-shore fleet climbing toward 36

Four additional Neo-Panamax cranes sailed into the Port of Savannah last week, with a 50- by 100-foot American flag across the side. Once commissioned, the new cranes will bring Savannah's fleet to 30. Six additional cranes will arrive in 2020. When all are commissioned, the upgrade will allowthe nation's largest single container facility to move nearly 1,300 containers per hour.
Monday, November 27, 2017/Number of views (3789)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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