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Four New Panamax cranes arrive at the Port  of Savannah

Four New Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority increases ship-to-shore fleet to 26

Four new Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Garden City Terminal Monday, bringing the Port of Savannah's total to 26, more than any other terminal in the U.S. Designed by Konecranes of Finland, these enormous cranes can work the largest ships calling on the U.S. East Coast, reaching across vessels 22 containers wide.
Saturday, December 03, 2016/Number of views (9857)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.6
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Port of Savannah marks record October

Port of Savannah marks record October

GPA rail expansion gives ‘green light’ to Mid-American Arc

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch reported to the GPA board Monday fiscal year to date growth of 4 percent for loaded container traffic, moving 1.01 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 40,545 TEUs compared to the same period in 2015.

In October, the GPA handled 251,566 loaded TEUs, an increase of 5,876 TEUs, or 2.4 percent, to set an all-time GPA record for the month. “I would like to thank our customers for their continued confidence, and congratulate our entire team on this record growth, achieved despite challenges related to Hurricane Matthew and the Hanjin bankruptcy,” Lynch said. “These results are a testament to GPA’s strength in the marketplace, and the need to continue expanding capacity on GPA terminals.”

Monday, November 21, 2016/Number of views (1287)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA completes latest fuel-saving eRTG phase

GPA completes latest fuel-saving eRTG phase

Konecranes marks major milestone in Savannah

Savannah, Ga. – Nov. 15, 2016 – At an event commemorating the 1,000th rubber-tired gantry crane produced by Konecranes, the Georgia Ports Authority announced the completion of the latest phase of its electric RTG infrastructure.

“We’re excited to expand on our eRTG program, the first of its kind at a North American port,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. “As part of a decade-long initiative promoting sustainable operations, this technology further establishes GPA’s role as an environmental leader in the logistics industry.”

Wednesday, November 16, 2016/Number of views (1702)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.5
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Georgia’s ports now fully operational

Georgia’s ports now fully operational

The Savannah River channel reopened for commercial traffic Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. with 11 vessels transiting the channel by mid-afternoon, nine of which will be worked at Garden City Terminal and two at Ocean Terminal. 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016/Number of views (3047)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Hurricane Matthew Update (Posted 10/12/2016 09:28 AM EST)

Hurricane Matthew Update (Posted 10/12/2016 09:28 AM EST)

Port of Savannah terminal and vessel traffic update.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016/Number of views (11135)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.1
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