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GPA extends ‘gray’ chassis pool agreement

GPA extends ‘gray’ chassis pool agreement

CCM ensures reliable fleet access

The Georgia Ports Authority has extended its multiyear agreement with the South Atlantic Chassis Pool of Consolidated Chassis Management (CCM) to provide the region with a “gray” chassis pool, a fleet of chassis that can be used by any trucking line to serve any port terminal in the Southeastern U.S.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016/Number of views (397)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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 (865)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0

GPA board approves $19.7M for new inland terminal

Port of Savannah tops 3.6M TEUs for second year

At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority approved a spending package of $19.7 million to construct the Appalachian Regional Port in Murray County, Georgia.
Friday, July 22, 2016/Number of views (711)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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 (2389)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.8
GPA awarded $44M transportation grant

GPA awarded $44M transportation grant

Rail expansion to improve capacity, traffic

The Georgia Ports Authority has received a $44 million Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to increase rail capacity at the Port of Savannah.
Wednesday, July 06, 2016/Number of views (2321)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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