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Intermodal cargo up 10.5 percent in Savannah

Intermodal cargo up 10.5 percent in Savannah

GPA sets July record for rail, total TEUs.

Intermodal cargo continues its powerful rise at the Georgia Ports Authority, achieving 10.5 percent growth in July. Over the past three years, the Port of Savannah has grown its rail volume by 35.4 percent, completing more than 507,000 intermodal lifts in the fiscal year that ended in June.
Monday, August 12, 2019/Number of views (878)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Savannah moves record 4.5M TEUs

Savannah moves record 4.5M TEUs

Auto volumes near 650,000 units

The Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in the fiscal year that ended June 30, an increase of more than 305,000 TEUs, or 7.3 percent. For the first time ever, GPA handled more than half a million container lifts to rail, growing that number by more than 72,000, or 16.6 percent. The 506,707 intermodal boxes constituted more than 20 percent of total containers, another record.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019/Number of views (1147)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports

McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports

Savannah grows container volume 8.7 percent

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 20, 2019 – The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected William D. McKnight as chairman.

“As an entrepreneur and business leader with more than 30 years in the construction industry, Will McKnight has the experience necessary to keep GPA at the forefront, delivering opportunity for growth to large and small businesses across the state,” said Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp.

Monday, May 20, 2019/Number of views (2321)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Seaboard Marine launches new Savannah-Central America route

Seaboard Marine launches new Savannah-Central America route

Time-sensitive cargo to include cold-treated produce, seasonal apparel

The Port of Savannah welcomed its first Seaboard Marine vessel Wednesday. The new shipping line customer supports Savannah’s cold chain logistics system with one new service to Central America, and a second to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Thursday, May 9, 2019/Number of views (2604)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Kemp: Plastic Express to Expand Operations to  Chatham County

Kemp: Plastic Express to Expand Operations to Chatham County

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Plastic Express, a leader in the plastic resins industry, will expand operations with two new manufacturing facilities creating 166 new jobs and investing more than $172 million at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019/Number of views (2067)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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