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GPA surpasses 4M TEUs

GPA surpasses 4M TEUs

Harbor deepening funds more important than ever

The Port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2017 – an increase of 11 percent and the port’s highest annual volume ever. For the month of December, GPA handled 323,000 TEUs, up 10.6 percent or 31,000 TEUs, for the busiest December in GPA’s history.
Monday, January 22, 2018/Number of views (1321)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Savannah new entry port for Chilean blueberries

Savannah new entry port for Chilean blueberries

Produce reaches market faster, cheaper, fresher

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cleared the Port of Savannah to serve as a new entry port for Chilean blueberries. Previously, the imported berries could only enter the U.S. through one of three regions: South Florida, Philadelphia/New York, and LA/Long Beach.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018/Number of views (829)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA terminal operations will resume Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.

GPA terminal operations will resume Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.

Savannah and Brunswick terminals will resume normal operations Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.

Savannah and Brunswick terminals will resume normal operations Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.
Tuesday, January 02, 2018/Number of views (2421)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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GPA employees share holiday cheer with CASA kids

GPA employees share holiday cheer with CASA kids

West Chatham Elementary Choir helps celebrate

Employees of the Georgia Ports Authority helped make the holidays a little brighter for dozens of Savannah-area children Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017/Number of views (454)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Four more Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Four more Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority ship-to-shore fleet climbing toward 36

Four additional Neo-Panamax cranes sailed into the Port of Savannah last week, with a 50- by 100-foot American flag across the side. Once commissioned, the new cranes will bring Savannah's fleet to 30. Six additional cranes will arrive in 2020. When all are commissioned, the upgrade will allowthe nation's largest single container facility to move nearly 1,300 containers per hour.
Monday, November 27, 2017/Number of views (2421)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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