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GPA supports technical scholarship

GPA supports technical scholarship

Program aimed at Savannah Tech students

The Georiga Ports Authority is partnering with Savannah Technical College and the Propeller Club - Port of Savannah to support a new scholarship. GPA Manager of Governmental Affairs Lee Beckmann presented a check with Propeller Club President Trey Thompson to Savannah Tech Vice President of Student Affairs Pete Hoffman at t a recent Propeller Club meeting.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019/Number of views (324)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Proximity to port fuels growth in Middle Georgia

Proximity to port fuels growth in Middle Georgia

Region showcases variety of industry, agriculture and quality of life

Situated squarely in the heartland of the state, the Middle Georgia Region showcases the variety of industry, agriculture and quality of life that has helped make Georgia a magnet for growth. Anchored by Macon-Bibb County, the region boasts direct interstate access between Atlanta and the dynamic Port of Savannah, facilitating both import and export ventures.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019/Number of views (503)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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GPA, Port of Shimizu honor budding artists at Isle of Hope

GPA, Port of Shimizu honor budding artists at Isle of Hope

Students work on projects throughout the year that reflect maritime industry

Students at the Isle of Hope School were honored recently for their award-winning submissions to an art contest coordinated by the Georgia Ports Authority and the Port of Shimizu, Japan
Wednesday, June 12, 2019/Number of views (1209)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Ports link Northeast Georgia to the world

Ports link Northeast Georgia to the world

GPA set to play larger role with the recent announcement of the Northeast Georgia Inland Port

Georgia's Northeast region, which stretches from the outer edges of Metro Atlanta to the state’s rural border with South Carolina, is a unique mix of urban and industrial areas, small towns and farmland.
Home to a workforce of just under 266,000, the region’s economy reflects those nuances, from the poultry farms and row crops of Walton, Morgan and Greene counties to the distribution centers in Jackson County and such major manufacturers as Caterpillar in Oconee and Clark counties.
Monday, June 10, 2019/Number of views (1590)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
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Georgia manufacturer working to keep jobs at home

Georgia manufacturer working to keep jobs at home

Ankerpak’s three facilities in Columbus support local manufacturing and logistics

A Georgia Ports Authority customer, Ankerpak handles repackaging and distribution of imports for its clients, as well as the export of peanut-related products for Georgia growers. Ankerpak is one of more than 1,200 small Georgia-based businesses moving less than 100 twenty-foot equivalent container units via the Port of Savannah each year.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019/Number of views (1454)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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