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Georgia’s new inland terminal open for business

Georgia’s new inland terminal open for business

Appalachian Regional Port to serve four-state region

Gov. Nathan Deal, state officials and more than 350 business and civic leaders were on hand to officially open the Appalachian Regional Port (ARP) in Northwest Georgia. Located in Murray County, the new state-of-the-art facility will provide logistics solutions for customers in a four-state region and remove an estimated 50,000 trucks and 15 million truck miles from local highways every year.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018/Number of views (8625)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Busy July boosts GPA container trade 12.7 percent

Busy July boosts GPA container trade 12.7 percent

New record for intermodal moves

The Georgia Ports Authority moved 378,767 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUS) in July, an increase of 12.7 percent, or 42,668 TEUs, compared to the same month last year. It was the second busiest month on record for the Port of Savannah.
Monday, August 13, 2018/Number of views (5377)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Stork makes first deliveries to Savannah

Stork makes first deliveries to Savannah

Takes on 3,400 export containers

The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed the container ship Stork on its maiden voyage Thursday.

The vessel, part of the Ocean Network Express (ONE) shipping company, has a capacity of 14,026 twenty-foot equivalent units. The newly built Stork was just delivered to ONE on June 12

Friday, July 27, 2018/Number of views (10645)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Savannah TEU volume reaches 4.2 million in FY18

Savannah TEU volume reaches 4.2 million in FY18

GPA growth hits 20 consecutive months

The GPA capped FY18 with its 20th consecutive month of positive year-over-year growth. In its busiest June ever, the Port of Savannah handled 370,725 TEUs, up 9.8 percent (33,014 TEUs) over June 2017. It was the Authority’s 18th month in a row handling more than 300,000 TEUs. 
Monday, July 23, 2018/Number of views (12836)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
GPA sees busiest May for total tons, TEUs

GPA sees busiest May for total tons, TEUs

Harbor expansion receives full funding for year

The Port of Savannah handled 3 million tons of cargo in May, an increase of 8.9 percent or 247,671 tons compared the same month a year ago. Total cargo crossing all terminals reached 3.22 million tons.

Thursday, June 14, 2018/Number of views (5350)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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