GARDEN CITY TERMINAL

The single largest and fastest growing
container terminal in North America.

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GPA’s 37 weekly containership services, supported by the largest single-operator terminal in the nation at 1,200 acres, provide faster, easier connections to global markets.

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Intermodal

Interstate Access

Fast and easy access to 44% of U.S. consumers and manufacturers.

Immediate access to I-16 (East/West) and I-95 (North/South), means key cities and manufacturing points throughout the U.S. Southeast and Midwest may be reached within a one- to two-day drive.

Rail Access

CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railroad provide Class I service and operate on-terminal.

CSX Transportation serves the Chatham Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF), while Norfolk Southern Railroad calls the James D. Mason ICTF. Both on-terminal ICTF’s are owned and operated by the Georgia Ports Authority. Two- to five-day double-stack rail service is available to inland destinations such as Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Memphis, and beyond.

PORT SECURITY

The Georgia Ports Authority Police Department (GPAPD) is the primary law enforcement agency responsible for providing public safety and security on all properties owned and operated by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). The department is composed of certified peace officers, security personnel and civilian administrative staff members who work seamlessly to deliver high levels of professional services.

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Facility Overview

OVERVIEW

Terminal Owner / Operator Terminal Owner / Operator
Terminal Area 1,200 acres / 485.6 hectares
Channel Width 500 ft / 152.4 m
Channel Project Depth 42 ft / 12.8 m at MLW
Future channel Project Depth 47 ft / 14.3 m at MLW
Tidal Range 7.5 ft / 2.3 m
King’s Island Turning Basin 1,500 ft x 1,600 ft / 457.2 m x 487.7 m
Cargo Handled Containers

CONTAINER BERTHS

Container Berths Linear Feet Linear Meters Depth Alongside Dock Height Apron Width
1 1,690 515 42 ft / 12.8m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
2 1,158 353 48 ft / 14.6 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
3 1,200 366 48 ft / 14.6 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
4 917 280 42 ft / 12.8m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
5 719 219 42 ft / 12.8 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
6 733 223 42 ft / 12.8 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
7 1,092 333 42 ft / 12.8 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
8 1,092 333 48 ft / 14.6 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
9 1,092 333 48 ft / 14.6 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
Total 9,693 2,955

CONTAINER CRANES (TOTAL 30)*

Container Crane Manufacturer Class Vessel Width Capacity
10 Kone Post-Panamax 17 Containers across
11 Kone Post-Panamax 17 Containers across
12 Kone Post-Panamax 17 Containers across
14 Kone Post-Panamax 17 Containers across
16 Kone Post-Panamax 17 Containers across
17 Kone Post-Panamax 17 Containers across
18-29 Kone Super Post-Panamax 17 Containers across
30-33 Kone Super Post-Panamax 17 Containers across
34-41 Kone Super Post-Panamax 17 Containers across

CONTAINER CRANES LIFT CAPACITY

Under Spreader Bar 56 st / 50 lt / 50.8 mt 72.8 st / 65 lt / 66 mt 72 st / 65 lt / 65.3 mt 72 st / 65 lt / 65.3 mt
Under Cargo Beam 78.4 st / 70 lt / 71.1 mt 95.2 st / 85 lt / 86.3 mt 95.2 st / 85 lt / 86.3 mt 95.2 st / 85 lt / 86.3 mt

MAIN HOIST SPEED

Fully Loaded 246 fpm @ 50 lt 75 mpm 246 fpm @ 50 lt 75 mpm 246 fpm @ 50 lt 75 mpm 246 fpm @ 50 lt 75 mpm
No Load 492 fpm / 150 mpm 492 fpm / 150 mpm 492 fpm / 150 mpm 492 fpm / 150 mpm
Trolley Speed 500 fpm / 152 mpm 590 fpm / 180 mpm 590 fpm / 180 mpm 590 fpm / 180 mpm
Gantry Speed 180 fpm / 54.9 mpm 180 fpm / 54.9 mpm 180 fpm / 54.9 mpm 180 fpm / 54.9 mpm
Dock Elevation 0 0 0 0
Mean High Water Elevation -6.98 ft / -2.13 m -6.98 ft / -2.13 m -6.98 ft / -2.13 m -6.98 ft / -2.13 m
Mean Low Water Elevation -15.48 ft / -4.7 m -15.48 ft / -4.7 m -15.48 ft / -4.7 m -15.48 ft / -4.7 m
Bottom Elevation -57.48 ft / -17.5 m -57.48 ft / -17.5 m -57.48 ft / -17.5 m -57.48 ft / -17.5 m
Total Lift Height 180 ft / 54.9 m 180 ft / 54.9 m 196 ft / 59.7 m 212 ft / 64.6 m
Clear Lift Above Dock 120 ft / 36.6 m 120 ft / 36.6 m 136 ft / 41.4 m 152 ft / 46.3 m

BOOM CLEARANCE

Above Dock 139.25 ft / 42.4 m 139.8 ft / 42.6 m 155.8 ft / 47.4 m 171.8 ft / 52.3 m

CRANE OVERALL

Height Boom Up 317 ft / 96.6 m 374 ft / 111.9 m 390 ft / 118.8 m 412 ft / 125.7 m
Portal Clearance 45 ft / 13.7 m 52.2 ft / 15.8 m 52.2 ft / 15.8 m 52.2 ft / 15.8 m

OUTREACH

From Dockface 145 ft / 44.2 m 191.8 ft / 58.4 m 191.8 ft / 58.4 m 191.8 ft / 58.4 m
Waterside Rail Setback 8.3 ft / 2.5 m 8.3 ft / 2.5 m 8.3 ft / 2.5 m 8.3 ft / 2.5 m
Crane Rail Gauge 90 ft / 27.4 m 90 ft / 27.4 m 90 ft / 27.4 m 90 ft / 27.4 m
Backreach 65 ft / 19.8 m* 80 ft / 24.3 m 80 ft / 24.3 m 80 ft / 24.3 m
Overall Width 88.5 ft / 27 m 88.5 ft / 27 m 88.5 ft / 27 m 88.5 ft / 27 m
(Bumpers Compressed)
Clearance Between Legs 55 ft / 16.8 m 60 ft / 18.3 m 60 ft / 18.3 m 60 ft / 18.3 m

LIQUID BULK BERTH

Linear Feet 600
Linear Meters 183

EQUIPMENT

Rubber-tired Gantries (146)* 45-56 st / 40-50 lt Capacity
Five-high Loaded Toplifts (5) 80,000 lb / 36,287 kg Under Spreader Capacity
Seven-high Empty Stackers (40) 18,000 lb / 8,165 kg Under Spreader Capacity
Forklifts (44) 11,000 lb-50,000 lb / 4,990 kg-22,680 kg Capacity With Accessory Attachments
Over-height Container Crane Attachment (9) 45 st / 40 lt Capacity Speed Loader
Reefer Wheeled Plugs 482
Reefer Racks (119) CB-2, 34 Racks with Capacity of 816 Slots; CB-5/6,
Reefer Rack Plugs 2,856
28 Racks with Capacity of 672 Slots; CB-8, 40 Racks with a Capacity of 960 Slots
CB-1: 17 Racks with Capacity of 408 Slots
Rail Mounted Gantry Cranes Four set to be operational in 2020
WAREHOUSING AREA RAIL SIDING
83-A 402,000 ft2 / 37,347 m2 1400 ft / 427 m
83-B 400,800 ft2 / 37,236 m2 1400 ft / 427 m
Warehouse 27/U.S. Customs & Boarder Protection (USCBP) 130,000 ft2 / 12,077 m2 578 ft / 176 m
CFS 1 87,992 ft2 / 8.175 m2 N/A CFS 2
CFS 2 103,224 ft2 / 9,590 m2 N/A CFS 2
Total 1,124,016 ft2 / 104,425 m2 3,378 ft / 1,030 m
CONTAINER FIELD CB1 CB2 CB3 CB4 CB5 CB6 CB7 CB8 MASON EMPTY YARD
Paved Area (acres) 47 77 29 70 34 48 56 70 40
Paved Area (hectares) 19.0 31.2 11.7 28.3 13.8 19.4 22.7 28.3 16.2

MASON ICTF**

Working Tracks (5) 2,500 ft / 762 m totaling 15,000 ft / 3,810 m
Storage Tracks (3) 2,500 ft / 762 m totaling 7,500 ft / 2,286 m
Facility Area 160 acres / 65 hectares
Paved Area 2.5 acres / 1 hectares

CHATHAM ICTF

Working Tracks (3) 2,000 ft / 609 m totaling 6,000 ft / 1,829 m
Storage Tracks (6) 2,500 ft / 762 m totaling 10,000 ft / 3,048 m
Facility Area 18 acres / 7.3 hectares
Paved Area 2.5 acres / 1 hectares

INTERCHANGE LANES

Gate 3 15 Lanes with 10 Pre-check Lanes; 2-lane entry portal with OCR-Smart Cameras and RF-Reading Equipment to electronically capture data from arriving trucks
Gate 4 19 Lanes with 13 Pre-check Lanes; 6-lane entry portal with OCR-Smart Cameras and RF-Reading Equipment to electronically capture data from arriving trucks
Gate 8 16 Lanes with 8 Pre-check Lanes; 2-lane entry portal with OCR-Smart Cameras and RF-Reading Equipment to electronically capture data from arriving trucks
Total 50 Lanes with 31 Pre-check Lanes; 12 Portal Approach Lanes

PORT SERVICES

Interstate Access: Garden City Terminal is within 6 miles (10 km) of Interstate 16 (East/West) and 5.8 miles (9 km) of Interstate 95 (North/South).
Rail Services: CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railroad provide Class I service and operate on-terminal. CSX Transportation serves the Chatham Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF), while Norfolk Southern Railroad calls the James D. Mason ICTF. Both on-terminal ICTF’s are owned and operated by the Georgia Ports Authority. Two- to five-day double-stack rail service is available to inland destinations such as Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Memphis, and beyond.

PORT SECURITY

Federal regulations require all regular port users requesting unescorted access to GPA’s restricted terminals be properly credentialed (TWIC and GPA credential) and be authorized entry at an established facility access control point prior to entering the terminal. Restricted marine terminal perimeters are fenced, illuminated during hours of darkness, and patrolled regularly. Terminals are actively monitored, 24/7/365, utilizing a combination of modern security technology applications and personnel assets.