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GPA approves $92M rail expansion

GPA approves $92M rail expansion

Savannah container trade up 8 percent in August

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 375,833 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit containers (TEUs) in August, an 8 percent increase over August 2017.  In addition, the GPA handled 86,200 intermodal TEUs, a 33 percent jump.
Monday, September 17, 2018/Number of views (4546)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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 (7677)/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 (2515)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

GPA board approves $19.7M for new inland terminal

Port of Savannah tops 3.6M TEUs for second year

At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority approved a spending package of $19.7 million to construct the Appalachian Regional Port in Murray County, Georgia.
Friday, July 22, 2016/Number of views (3507)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
Savannah sustains rise in containerized trade

Savannah sustains rise in containerized trade

Achieves record February

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported 8 percent growth in containerized trade in February, compared to the same month a year ago.

Monday, March 21, 2016/Number of views (4458)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
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