STATE OF THE PORT - SAVANNAH
Savannah increasing capacity by 60 percent
Capacity enhancements at the Port of Savannah will increase capacity by 60 percent, from 6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units to up to 9.5 million TEUs by 2025.
As a step to mitigate supply change congestion, Georgia Ports implemented an innovative solution using six flexible pop-up facilities near manufacturing and distribution centers in the Southeast to serve as a pressure valve release.
Additional capacity clears vessel logjam
As of Feb. 22, 2022, the Port of Savannah had no vessels waiting at anchor
In Fiscal Year 2021, Georgia Ports moved 5.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the first time. Savannah’s compound annual growth rate of 6.6 percent over the past 15 years makes it the fastest-growing major port in the U.S.