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April 15, 2021 – Garden City Terminal operations update for April 16-17
April 8, 2021 – New pool chassis pick-up yard at Garden City Terminal
March 29, 2021 – Georgia Ports terminal operations for Good Friday
Mar. 9, 2021 – Access routes for new Garden City Terminal container stack
Mar. 5, 2021 – Update: Ocean containerized services at Ocean Terminal
A visual guide to accessing Garden City Terminal's Gate 4 including security checkpoint procedures, biometric scanning and container inspection.
People who regularly access Georgia Ports’ marine terminals (five port visits in a 365-day period) must have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) and a GPA issued identification badge. Badges issued through either the Savannah or Brunswick Credentialing Centers will be accepted at all GPA terminals. For more information, visit GPA Credentialing.
Radio Frequency Identification Tags (RFID) are required on all tractors for delivery and pick-up. An RFID tag may be obtained at the GPA Credentialing Center.
At the pedestal you will need:
- Container PIN
- Tractor license plate number
- Name of trucking company
- Load or empty
- Steamship line
- Booking number, container number or EDO Number
For detailed gate process information, please reference the Garden City Terminal User Guide.
Use trouble telephones at the general trouble kiosks at Gates 3, 4 and 8 between the pedestal and inspection canopy.
If you need emergency assistance, call the Security Operation Center:
- Emergency: (912) 964-3911 or 911 (Outside Assistance)
- Non-emergency: (912) 963-5588 or 5589