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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 (8351)/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 (3074)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

FMC OKs East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement

Georgia and Virginia to Begin Discussions

The federal government on Friday gave its approval to an innovative agreement that allows the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) to begin discussing ways the two ports can share information in certain operational areas to position themselves as the U.S. East Coast’s leading gateways for containerized cargo.
Monday, April 10, 2017/Number of views (3313)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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 (3703)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
McCarthy to head operations at GPA

McCarthy to head operations at GPA

Georgia Ports Authority hires former COO at CMA CGM America

The Georgia Ports Authority has named Ed McCarthy as its new COO.
Monday, September 12, 2016/Number of views (4159)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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