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GPA sees busiest May for total tons, TEUs

GPA sees busiest May for total tons, TEUs

Harbor expansion receives full funding for year

The Port of Savannah handled 3 million tons of cargo in May, an increase of 8.9 percent or 247,671 tons compared the same month a year ago. Total cargo crossing all terminals reached 3.22 million tons.

Thursday, June 14, 2018/Number of views (2033)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Record April boosts Savannah’s containerized trade

Record April boosts Savannah’s containerized trade

GPA on track for 4M-TEU year

The Georgia Ports Authority's busiest April ever pushed its fiscal year-to-date totals to more than 3.4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 8.8 percent (280,000 TEUs) compared to the first 10 months of FY2017.
Monday, May 21, 2018/Number of views (3038)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA goes to work for Garden City

GPA goes to work for Garden City

Garden City Housing Team directs effort

Volunteers from the Georgia Ports Authority leadership team put on their work gloves Saturday to assist with the rehab of a home in Garden City.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018/Number of views (935)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA grows trade, market share

GPA grows trade, market share

Intermodal volume up 20 percent

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved 14 percent growth in March container volumes, moving 355,208 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit containers. For the fiscal year to date (July-March), TEU container trade grew by 9 percent, or 255,786 additional units for a total of 3.08 million, a new record for Savannah. Intermodal rail volumes jumped by 20 percent in March and 15.4 percent for the fiscal year to date, for a total of 318,454 containers handled over nine months – another record for the GPA.
Thursday, April 12, 2018/Number of views (2317)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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First new crane begins work at Port of Savannah

First new crane begins work at Port of Savannah

Ship-to-shore fleet grows to 30 by the end of April; six more to arrive in 2020

The first of Georgia Ports Authority’s four new Neo-Panamax cranes came online this week, bringing GPA’s operating fleet to 27 — more than any other single terminal in the nation. The super-sized crane is tall enough to lift containers 152 feet above the dock. The crane started work before dawn Wednesday on a 13,300 twenty-foot equivalent container unit Hapag Lloyd vessel. Crane operators moved an estimated 2,700 containers on and off the ship during its time at the Port of Savannah.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018/Number of views (3511)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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