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Port of Savannah achieves 32 percent growth in October

Port of Savannah achieves 32 percent growth in October

Savannah Harbor deepening to provide more than $14B in savings

Container trade at the Port of Savannah grew by 32 percent in October, with Garden City Terminal moving 410,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of nearly 100,000 TEUs. It was the first time in the port’s history that it topped 400,000 TEUs in a single month. For the fiscal year to date (July 1-Oct. 31), the Port of Savannah has moved 1.42 million TEUs, up by 155,050 or 12.3 percent.

Monday, November 06, 2017/Number of views (3817)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

FMC OKs East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement

Georgia and Virginia to Begin Discussions

The federal government on Friday gave its approval to an innovative agreement that allows the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) to begin discussing ways the two ports can share information in certain operational areas to position themselves as the U.S. East Coast’s leading gateways for containerized cargo.
Monday, April 10, 2017/Number of views (2011)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
New Developments Position Savannah as U.S. Gateway Port

New Developments Position Savannah as U.S. Gateway Port

Announcement comes on the heels of three consecutive months of record growth

The Georgia Ports Authority announced the sale of 500 acres of property for commercial development to accommodate growing customer demand for warehousing, distribution and transload facilities near the Port of Savannah. The new development, located on five parcels of land at GPA's Savannah River International Trade Park, is less than five miles from the Garden City Container Terminal and can accommodate up to 5 million square feet of logistics space.
Saturday, February 04, 2017/Number of views (5055)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Deal announces Kia, rail provider partnership

Deal announces Kia, rail provider partnership

Cordele Intermodal Services to handle Kia parts imported via GPA

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Cordele Intermodal Services (CIS), Georgia's first inland terminal, will partner with Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG), to handle up to 30,000 TEU containers per year to supply the Kia manufacturing plant in West Point. This partnership will save more than 6 million truck miles each year.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016/Number of views (2922)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
Savannah sees first vessel through expanded Panama Canal

Savannah sees first vessel through expanded Panama Canal

The MOL Benefactor is also the highest capacity vessel to ever call at the Port of Savannah

The MOL Benefactor is the first vessel to call on Savannah through the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal. At a capacity of 10,100 twenty-foot equivalent container units, the Benefactor is also the largest ship ever to call the Port of Savannah.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016/Number of views (4694)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.8
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