Mission, Vision, Values

Our Mission

To empower entrepreneurs, strengthen industries, sustain communities and fortify families by relentlessly striving to accelerate global commerce.

Our Vision

The Georgia Ports Authority was founded in 1945 to promote trade and economic development for our state. Through our ports, Georgia proudly serves as a gateway for America. We will sustain our leading role among United States ports.

Our Values


Ensure everyone goes home the way they arrived.


Do the little things right, even when nobody is watching.


Treat others as you would want them to treat you.


Care about our neighbors – locally, regionally, nationally and globally.


Think beyond our ports to the entire supply chain.


Continually focus on sustainable growth.