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Brunswick Ro/Ro capacity up by 50 percent

Brunswick Ro/Ro capacity up by 50 percent

Colonel’s Island facility on track to become nation’s No. 1 auto port

Brunswick, Ga. – October 19, 2017 – At the annual State of the Port address hosted by the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch said the GPA increased auto processing capacity at Colonel’s Island Terminal by 50 percent over the past 12 months, all of which has been absorbed by processors and manufacturers.

“Since last year, we’ve been implementing an aggressive growth plan, enabling GPA and our auto processing partners to win new customers and capture greater market share,” Lynch said.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017/Number of views (1879)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA holds tree-planting ceremony

GPA holds tree-planting ceremony

Sapling replaces tree lost in Hurricane Matthew

Savannah, Ga. - April 28, 2017 - In honor of national Arbor Day, the Georgia Ports Authority held a special tree-planting ceremony at Garden City Terminal to replace a historic oak lost during Hurricane Matthew last year.

"As we improve our operations and upgrade facilities, we take every step we can to preserve Georgia's historic, majestic trees," said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. "The 10-year-old live oak sapling we're planting today is a small example of how the GPA provides for our natural resources today and into the future."
Friday, April 28, 2017/Number of views (1333)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Unique Advantages at Georgia Ports Authority’s Ocean Terminal

Unique Advantages at Georgia Ports Authority’s Ocean Terminal

By: David Porter, Regional Sales Manager

Unlike a container operation, Ocean Terminal offers something different each day. Even as more freight is shipped via containers, Ocean Terminal holds on to its history, while continuing to bring economic growth to Georgia.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017/Number of views (3079)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.2
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Port plan to reduce Garden City train crossings

Savannah, Ga. – March 1, 2017 – At a public meeting Tuesday, representatives from Garden City, Chatham County and the Georgia Ports Authority discussed a proposal that would greatly reduce the use of rail crossings around Garden City Terminal, while increasing capacity and jobs for the local community.

The meeting focused on installation of an overpass at State Route 25. The road improvement will take vehicular traffic over planned new rail lines and Pipemakers Canal. It is proposed in conjunction with an on-terminal project that will double GPA’s rail capacity to 1 million containers per year. The new port infrastructure will remove the need to stop trains off terminal to switch rail cars, an activity which has impacted traffic on commuter routes.

Wednesday, March 01, 2017/Number of views (1564)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Key Advantages to GPA’s Mid-American Arc

Key Advantages to GPA’s Mid-American Arc

Mid-American Arc to expand target market

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is the Southeast’s busiest intermodal gateway. However, the GPA is making a series of infrastructure improvements that set the stage to capture greater market share.

Savannah is poised to rapidly increase service to an arc of inland markets, from Atlanta to Memphis, to St. Louis, Chicago and the Ohio Valley.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017/Number of views (3070)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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