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OCEAN TERMINAL

5 berths with direct rail access, on terminal

A hub for breakbulk and Ro/Ro cargo

Ocean Terminal, Savannah’s dedicated breakbulk and Roll-on / Roll-off facility, covers more than 200 acres and provides customers with more than 1.4 million square feet of covered storage.

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Ro/Ro

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Breakbulk

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Intermodal

Interstate Access

Cargo moving by truck can reach Interstate 516 in 2 miles and Interstate 95 in less than 10 miles.

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Rail Access

Class I rail service on terminal

Norfolk Southern Railroad provides switching services on-terminal. Line-haul services are provided by Norfolk Southern Railroad and CSX Transportation. On-dock rail access available at Berths 1, 2, 12 and 13.

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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 Georgia Ports Authority
Terminal Area 200.8 acres / 81 hectares
Channel Width 500 ft / 152.4 m
Channel Project Depth 42 ft / 12.8 m at MLW
Future channel Project Depth Up to 47 ft / 14.3 m at MLW
King’s Island Turning Basin 1,500 ft x 1,600 ft / 457.2 m x 487.7 m
Marsh Island Turning Basin 900 ft x 1,000 ft / 274.3 m x 304.8 m
Cargo Handled Breakbulk, Ro/Ro, Containers, Heavy-Lift and Project Cargo

Berths

Berths Linear Feet Linear Meters Depth Alongside Dock Height Apron Width
2 578 176 42ft / 12.8 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
12 686 209 42ft / 12.8 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
13 975 297 42 ft / 12.8m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
18 760 232 42 ft / 12.8 m at MLW 15 ft / 4.6 m at MLW Up to 196 ft / 59.7 mRS
Total 3,599 1,099

Cranes

Crane Manufacturer Capacity
Gantry Crane Kocks (Berths 12-18) 100 st / 89.3 lt Capacity Under Main Hook at 65 ft / 19.8 m Radius
Barge Crane Savannah Heavy Lift, LLC 500 st / 446 lt; Contact Benjamin B. Smith at Savannah Heavy Lift, LLC (843) 889-2254
Container Crane Kone (Berths 12-18) 45 st / 40.2 lt Capacity Under Spreader, 56 st / 50 lt Capacity Under Cargo Beam

Open Storage

Paved Open Storage 99 acres / 40.1 hectares. Accommodates Ro/Ro, Breakbulk and Container Cargo

Warehousing

Area Rail siding
Warehouse 1 190,000 ft2 / 17,651 m2 1,520 ft / 463 m
Warehouse 2 190,000 ft2 / 17,651 m2 1,520 ft / 463 m
Warehouse 3 208,158 ft2 / 19,338 m2 750 ft / 229 m
Sheds 1 & 2 171,950 ft2 / 15,974 m2 1,900 ft / 579 m
Sheds 11 & 12 215,837 ft2 / 20,051 m2 1,006 ft / 307 m
Sheds 14 & 15 213,400 ft2 / 19,825 m2 950 ft / 290 m
Shed 19 57,000 ft2 / 5,295 m2 950 ft / 290 m
Sheds 16, 17 & 18 114,300 ft2/10,618m 1,400 ft/427m
K Shed 66,600 ft2 / 6,187 m2 1,104 ft / 336 m
Total 1,427,245 ft2 / 132,596 m2 11,100 ft / 3,385 m

Equipment

Over-height Container Crane Attachment (1) 45 st / 40 lt Capacity Speed Loader
Four-high Loaded Toplifts (4) 67,400 lb / 30,572 kg Under Spreader Capacity
Forklifts (22) 11,000 lb-70,000 lb Capacity, 4,990 kg-29,483 kg with Accessory Attachments

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.