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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 (2027)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
GPA grows trade, market share

GPA grows trade, market share

Intermodal volume up 20 percent

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved 14 percent growth in March container volumes, moving 355,208 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit containers. For the fiscal year to date (July-March), TEU container trade grew by 9 percent, or 255,786 additional units for a total of 3.08 million, a new record for Savannah. Intermodal rail volumes jumped by 20 percent in March and 15.4 percent for the fiscal year to date, for a total of 318,454 containers handled over nine months – another record for the GPA.
Thursday, April 12, 2018/Number of views (2313)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA approves projects to expand rail, gate capacity

GPA approves projects to expand rail, gate capacity

Container, breakbulk and auto volumes climb

On the heels of reporting 32 percent growth in containerized trade for October, an all-time record for Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority approved rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly increase capacity at GPA’s Garden City Terminal – the single largest container terminal in all of North America.
Monday, November 13, 2017/Number of views (5576)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Honda nearly triples its Brunswick cargo

47,700 HRV, FIT and Civic vehicles cross Colonel's Island docks in FY2017

American Honda Motor Company nearly tripled its business through the Port of Brunswick in Fiscal Year 2017, adding 34,700 vehicles over the previous year. Honda's increased volumes were the result of numerous factors, including Colonel's Island's prime location, additional capacity and teamwork.

Thursday, November 2, 2017/Number of views (1687)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
August trade heats up in Brunswick, Savannah

August trade heats up in Brunswick, Savannah

Autos up 15 percent, containers up 5 percent

Auto and container volumes at the U.S. Southeast’s busiest ports in Brunswick and Savannah experienced impressive growth in the month of August. Colonel’s Island Terminal in Brunswick moved 53,675 units of roll-on/roll off cargo, an increase of 7,109 or 15.3 percent more than August last year.

Monday, September 18, 2017/Number of views (2185)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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