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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 (396)/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 (419)/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 (1711)/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 (10046)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.1
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GPA adding 100 acres of auto processing space

GPA adding 100 acres of auto processing space

Logistec opens 221K square feet of new wood pellet capacity

At the annual State of the Port address hosted by the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch announced a 100-acre expansion of the Colonel’s Island auto terminal, and welcomed Logistec’s announcement of the completion of 221,000 square feet of wood pellet storage at GPA’s East River Terminal.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016/Number of views (1309)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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