The Port of Savannah marked a milestone with the first visit of the COSCO Development — the largest
More than 5,500 containers crossed the GPA’s docks from the single vessel, a record for Georgia’s ports. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, port officials and members of the maritime community were on hand to welcome the vessel and observe the operation.
This 13,000-TEU vessel represents the future of shipping, part of a growing trend in the ocean carrier business toward larger, more efficient vessels. During the ship’s time at
The GPA, the International Longshoremen's
Growth is happening not only in Savannah but also at the Port of Brunswick. At Colonel’s Island, more than 200 acres are in the design or development stages, bringing auto processing space to 547 acres.
Twenty-four of 50 acres purchased by
The long-term plan is to add another 510 acres on the island’s south side to support auto processing, doubling the capacity for cars and heavy machinery in Brunswick.
As the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and the Brunswick improvements progress, the Georgia Ports Authority’s ability to spur the nation’s economy will also grow.
GPA's Executive Director