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GPA wins EPA Clean Air Award

GPA wins EPA Clean Air Award

eRTG program cuts diesel use by 95 percent

The Georgia Ports Authority has received a 2016 EPA Clean Air Excellence Award for its electric rubber-tired gantry crane program that will transfer its container handling equipment from diesel to electric power.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016/Number of views (57)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Deal: Jimmy DeLoach Connector will enhance safety, benefit Georgia's economy

Deal: Jimmy DeLoach Connector will enhance safety, benefit Georgia's economy

Highway provides final link between Port of Savannah, I-95 and freight distribution facilities

Gov. Nathan Deal today joined Georgia Ports Authority Board Chairman-elect James L. Allgood, Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell R. McMurry and local leaders to celebrate the opening of the Jimmy DeLoach Connector. The highway extension provides the final connection between I-95, one of the country's busiest interstates, and the Port of Savannah, the nation's fourth-largest and fastest growing container port.
Friday, May 27, 2016/Number of views (604)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 (1257)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.8
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 (777)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.5
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 (1340)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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