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Allgood to lead GPA board

Allgood to lead GPA board

Board OKs $116M capital budget for FY2017

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected James L. Allgood as chairman.

Friday, May 20, 2016/Number of views (638)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
PortFresh delivering new chilled cargo logistics capacity

PortFresh delivering new chilled cargo logistics capacity

Inspections, repacking, cold storage, other services offered

A new Georgia-based company called PortFresh Logistics has announced plans to build a 100,000 square-foot cold treatment facility dedicated to perishable cargoes imported through the Port of Savannah. The facility, slated to open in late summer 2016, will strengthen Savannah in its role as a new entry point for South American produce.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016/Number of views (361)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
Developers adding 3.6M square feet of warehouse space

Developers adding 3.6M square feet of warehouse space

Includes owner-operated, spec buildings and build-to-suit projects

Investors are adding industrial space to meet booming demand in Savannah, with more than 1.7 million square feet of warehousing recently completed, more than 1.9 million square feet under construction, and a 2,700-acre development just announced. The investments mean additional jobs, and room for port customers to grow in the Southeastern U.S.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016/Number of views (864)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
Nordic doubles size of Savannah operation

Nordic doubles size of Savannah operation

Adds 200,000 square-foot cold storage facility

Nordic Logistics and Warehousing has doubled capacity at its Savannah location, holding a ribbon cutting Friday for a new 200,000-square-foot cold storage and blast freezing facility.

Friday, April 15, 2016/Number of views (696)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
Savannah sustains rise in containerized trade

Savannah sustains rise in containerized trade

Achieves record February

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported 8 percent growth in containerized trade in February, compared to the same month a year ago.

Monday, March 21, 2016/Number of views (1506)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
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