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Georgia Ports mark busiest month ever

Georgia Ports mark busiest month ever

Set tonnage, container records in January

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved outstanding January results, with double-digit growth across all business sectors and a 26 percent increase in total tonnage.
Friday, February 24, 2017/Number of views (3272)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Developments Position Savannah as U.S. Gateway Port

New Developments Position Savannah as U.S. Gateway Port

Announcement comes on the heels of three consecutive months of record growth

The Georgia Ports Authority announced the sale of 500 acres of property for commercial development to accommodate growing customer demand for warehousing, distribution and transload facilities near the Port of Savannah. The new development, located on five parcels of land at GPA's Savannah River International Trade Park, is less than five miles from the Garden City Container Terminal and can accommodate up to 5 million square feet of logistics space.
Saturday, February 4, 2017/Number of views (5108)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
GPA achieves record, double-digit growth in December

GPA achieves record, double-digit growth in December

Inland terminal breaks ground

The Georgia Ports Authority marked 12.3 percent container volume growth in December, moving 292,172 twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 32,099 TEUs compared to December 2015, a record for the GPA. Roll-on/Roll-off cargo mirrored that growth, with a 12.3 percent increase (7,000 units) in passenger vehicles and heavy equipment handled at Colonel’s Island terminal in Brunswick and Ocean Terminal in Savannah. Georgia’s deepwater ports moved 63,967 Ro/Ro units last month. 

Monday, January 23, 2017/Number of views (3443)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA marks 6.5 percent November growth

GPA marks 6.5 percent November growth

Export, import loads see double-digit improvement

Fueled by a strengthening export market and a busy peak holiday season, the Georgia Ports Authority reported for the month of November a 6.5 percent increase in total container traffic. The Port of Savannah moved 167,333 containers, an improvement of 10,210 over November 2015.
Monday, December 19, 2016/Number of views (2923)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Four New Panamax cranes arrive at the Port  of Savannah

Four New Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority increases ship-to-shore fleet to 26

Four new Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Garden City Terminal Monday, bringing the Port of Savannah's total to 26, more than any other terminal in the U.S. Designed by Konecranes of Finland, these enormous cranes can work the largest ships calling on the U.S. East Coast, reaching across vessels 22 containers wide.
Saturday, December 3, 2016/Number of views (10412)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.6
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