APPALACHIAN REGIONAL PORT
Connecting the mid-South to the world
A gateway to global markets
The Appalachian Regional Port is a joint effort of the state of Georgia, Murray County, the Georgia Ports Authority and CSX Transportation. The new inland rail terminal, which opened in August 2018, provides a powerful new gateway to global markets.
Efficient alternative to an all-truck dray to/from the deepwater Port of Savannah
Each round-trip container moved via the ARP will offset 710 truck miles on Georgia highways
Sits on 42 acres in Northwest Georgia’s Murray County.
The facility has a capacity of 50,000 containers per year. A 10-year development plan will then double that capacity.
Exclusive CSX service on a direct, 388-mile rail route to/from Garden City Terminal.
Site features easy access to Interstate 75 and U.S. 411, as well as direct rail service to Savannah.
|Terminal owner/operator||Georgia Ports Authority|
|Terminal area||42 acres / 17 hectares|
|3 eRTG cranes working 3 tracks; containers stacked 6 wide, 5 high|
|1 inbound with kiosk; 1 outbound with kiosk|
|Working tracks: (3) 6,000 ft|
|Rail Services||Facility is served by CSX Transportation|
|Every other day to and from the Appalachian Regional Port|
|Third day availability|
|1,670 Import/export capacity 2,635 TEUs Loads: Day of arrival plus 5 calendar days Empties: Day of arrival plus 10 calendar days|
|Contact ocean carriers for through bill of ladings to/from ARP|
|TWIC card not required for entry. Drivers and trucking firms must register and comply with UIIA guidelines. Onsite staff will assist drivers Chassis pool and M&R services at near-terminal site. Designated start/stop site for South Atlantic Chassis Pool Designated Container Yard (CY)|
Terminal gate hours
|Open for receipt/pick-up of containers 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Monday-Friday) (Closing 5 p.m. on Wednesdays)|
|By U.S. Customs and Border Protection regulations, import loaded containers may depart Savannah and move in-bond to the Appalachian Regional Port under appropriate carrier’s bond. In-bond shipments may be cleared at a CBP port of entry, bonded warehouse, or Foreign Trade Zone designated facility. In-bond shipments will not be cleared by CBP at the Appalachian Regional Port.|
|Cargo interests will have visibility into when cargo loads to rail, arrival in Chatsworth or Savannah, and availability for pick-up via webaccess.gaports.com. Shippers will have the same access to GPA’s award-winning Client Relations Center for all service inquiries. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call: 912.963.5526.|