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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 – 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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Port of Savannah achieves record March

Port of Savannah achieves record March

Total container trade up 15.5 percent; rail containers up 26 percent

The Port of Savannah handled more total containerized cargo and more intermodal rail volume, with greater connectivity and velocity, than any March on record, the Georgia Ports Authority reported today.
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First Kia Telluride crosses Brunswick docks

First Kia Telluride crosses Brunswick docks

Made in Georgia, vehicles destined for overseas markets

BRUNSWICK, Ga., Feb. 26, 2019 The first of Kia’s new Telluride vehicles were loaded for export onto the Roll-on/Roll-off vessel Sirius today at the Port of Brunswick. The 8-person SUVs are destined for ports around the Arabian Peninsula.

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Savannah’s TEU count grows 7.5 percent in 2018

Savannah’s TEU count grows 7.5 percent in 2018

Infrastructure expanding to handle new business

The Port of Savannah moved 4.35 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Calendar Year 2018, its highest annual volume ever, and a 7.5 percent increase over 2017, according to a report from Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch.
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GPA on track for 4.3M TEUs

GPA on track for 4.3M TEUs

Continued strength expected in new year

The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to reach 4.36 million twenty-foot equivalent container units handled in 2018, its highest volumes ever in a calendar year. The performance would mean an increase of 8 percent (312,385 TEUs) compared to CY2017.

 

“Cargo expansion related to growth in inland markets, as well as increased demand right here in the U.S. Southeast have shifted the global logistics arena in Savannah’s favor, with more port users choosing to serve their customers via Georgia’s deepwater terminals,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch.

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