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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 (2402)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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From Griff Lynch: GPA's 2018 Outlook

From Griff Lynch: GPA's 2018 Outlook

On behalf of the Georgia Ports Authority, I wanted to take a moment to send you our best wishes for a happy holiday and prosperous New Year, share our most recent results, and give you GPA's outlook for 2018.
Monday, December 18, 2017/Number of views (1350)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.6
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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 (4126)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Brunswick Ro/Ro capacity up by 50 percent

Brunswick Ro/Ro capacity up by 50 percent

Colonel’s Island facility on track to become nation’s No. 1 auto port

Brunswick, Ga. – October 19, 2017 – At the annual State of the Port address hosted by the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch said the GPA increased auto processing capacity at Colonel’s Island Terminal by 50 percent over the past 12 months, all of which has been absorbed by processors and manufacturers.

“Since last year, we’ve been implementing an aggressive growth plan, enabling GPA and our auto processing partners to win new customers and capture greater market share,” Lynch said.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017/Number of views (2062)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Port of Savannah moves 1M TEUs in first quarter

Port of Savannah moves 1M TEUs in first quarter

GPA growing capacity to handle new business

Savannah, Ga. – Oct. 16, 2017 – The Port of Savannah moved more than 1 million twenty-foot equivalent container units across Garden City Terminal in the first quarter of FY2018 (July 1-Sept. 30), growing by 5.8 percent or 55,629 TEUs over the same period in FY17. In September alone, the GPA moved 325,141 TEUs, an increase of 5.4 percent or 16,792 TEUs compared to the same month last year.

“Sustained organic growth coupled with increased market share are driving these volume increases,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. “We have also achieved major gains through the addition of Neo-Panamax vessels to the fleet serving Garden City Terminal.”

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Number of views (1886)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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