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Savannah serves largest vessel ever to call on East Coast

Savannah serves largest vessel ever to call on East Coast

GPA works CMA CGM Roosevelt with seven cranes

The CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt, the largest container ship ever to serve the U.S. East Coast at 14,414 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs), called the Port of Savannah today. Working the vessel with seven cranes at the 1,200-acre Garden City Terminal, the Port of Savannah is expected to move 4,500 containers (approximately 8,000 TEUs) on and off the ship. The GPA will work six other vessels simultaneous to the Roosevelt.
Friday, September 01, 2017/Number of views (1164)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA up 10.8 percent in CY17

GPA up 10.8 percent in CY17

Savannah on record pace, moves more than 335,000 TEUs in July

The Georgia Ports Authority moved 2.33 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the calendar year through July, up 10.8 percent, or an additional 230,000 TEUs.
Thursday, August 10, 2017/Number of views (1068)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA marks busiest June, record year

GPA marks busiest June, record year

Six new ship-to-shore cranes approved

At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes.

Friday, July 21, 2017/Number of views (3118)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Joint Statement of Secretary Perdue (U.S.), Minister Lawrence MacAulay (Canada) & Secretary Calzada (Mexico)  Regarding Trilateral Agriculture Meetings in Savannah, Georgia

Joint Statement of Secretary Perdue (U.S.), Minister Lawrence MacAulay (Canada) & Secretary Calzada (Mexico) Regarding Trilateral Agriculture Meetings in Savannah, Georgia

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue – along with counterparts, Agriculture Minister for Canada Lawrence MacAulay and the Secretary of Agriculture for Mexico José Calzada -- held a joint news conference at the Port of Savannah.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017/Number of views (1285)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA to use electric cranes at Appalachian Regional Port

GPA to use electric cranes at Appalachian Regional Port

Quiet, clean-running cranes contribute to sustainable operation

Savannah, Ga. – May 24, 2017 – The Georgia Ports Authority Board on Monday approved the purchase of three electric rubber-tired gantry cranes for the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth. 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017/Number of views (750)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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