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Savannah achieves 16.5 percent growth in container volumes

Savannah achieves 16.5 percent growth in container volumes

GPA issues call to action for development

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its busiest month ever for containerized trade in August, handling 437,750 twenty-foot equivalent container units. At the GPA Board meeting Tuesday, Executive Director Griff Lynch reported August volumes grew by 62,000 TEUs, or 16.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019/Number of views (3236)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Kemp: Plastic Express to Expand Operations to  Chatham County

Kemp: Plastic Express to Expand Operations to Chatham County

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Plastic Express, a leader in the plastic resins industry, will expand operations with two new manufacturing facilities creating 166 new jobs and investing more than $172 million at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019/Number of views (3074)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Big Berth/Big Ship: Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

Big Berth/Big Ship: Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

January GPA’s busiest month ever; container volumes up 28 percent

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA’s Big Berth/Big Ship program that will allow the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024. 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019/Number of views (5612)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Savannah’s TEU count grows 7.5 percent in 2018

Savannah’s TEU count grows 7.5 percent in 2018

Infrastructure expanding to handle new business

The Port of Savannah moved 4.35 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Calendar Year 2018, its highest annual volume ever, and a 7.5 percent increase over 2017, according to a report from Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019/Number of views (5066)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Georgia announces new inland terminal location

Georgia announces new inland terminal location

Northeast Georgia Inland Port to serve fast-growing Gainesville region

Gov. Nathan Deal, along with representatives of the Georgia Ports Authority, the Greater Hall Chamber and Norfolk Southern Railroad announced plans to make Hall County the site of the GPA’s next inland port. Handling both import and export containers at the Gainesville terminal, Norfolk Southern will provide service on a direct rail route to and from the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal.
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