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GPA set to exceed 4.6M TEUs

GPA set to exceed 4.6M TEUs

Rail cargo leaps 30 percent in three years

SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 3, 2019 – The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to exceed 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the first time in a calendar year.

That level of trade would be a 14 percent increase over volumes moved through Savannah just three years ago, or an additional 550,000 TEUs. Over the same period, the Authority has increased the annual capacity at the Port of Savannah from 5 million to 5.5 million TEUs.

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Savannah achieves 16.5 percent growth in container volumes

Savannah achieves 16.5 percent growth in container volumes

GPA issues call to action for development

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its busiest month ever for containerized trade in August, handling 437,750 twenty-foot equivalent container units. At the GPA Board meeting Tuesday, Executive Director Griff Lynch reported August volumes grew by 62,000 TEUs, or 16.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

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Intermodal cargo up 10.5 percent in Savannah

Intermodal cargo up 10.5 percent in Savannah

GPA sets July record for rail, total TEUs.

Intermodal cargo continues its powerful rise at the Georgia Ports Authority, achieving 10.5 percent growth in July. Over the past three years, the Port of Savannah has grown its rail volume by 35.4 percent, completing more than 507,000 intermodal lifts in the fiscal year that ended in June.
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Savannah moves record 4.5M TEUs

Savannah moves record 4.5M TEUs

Auto volumes near 650,000 units

The Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in the fiscal year that ended June 30, an increase of more than 305,000 TEUs, or 7.3 percent. For the first time ever, GPA handled more than half a million container lifts to rail, growing that number by more than 72,000, or 16.6 percent. The 506,707 intermodal boxes constituted more than 20 percent of total containers, another record.
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McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports

McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports

Savannah grows container volume 8.7 percent

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 20, 2019 â€“ The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected William D. McKnight as chairman.

“As an entrepreneur and business leader with more than 30 years in the construction industry, Will McKnight has the experience necessary to keep GPA at the forefront, delivering opportunity for growth to large and small businesses across the state,” said Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp.

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