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Big Berth/Big Ship: Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

Big Berth/Big Ship: Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

January GPA’s busiest month ever; container volumes up 28 percent

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA’s Big Berth/Big Ship program that will allow the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024. 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019/Number of views (2027)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export

Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export

Vertical integration aids supply chain efficiency

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Stuart Countess, chief administrative officer and vice president of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, announced that the Telluride, its new 8-person SUV, will begin crossing the Port of Brunswick’s docks for global markets this month.

Monday, February 4, 2019/Number of views (1872)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019/Number of views (1149)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Georgia announces new inland terminal location

Georgia announces new inland terminal location

Northeast Georgia Inland Port to serve fast-growing Gainesville region

Gov. Nathan Deal, along with representatives of the Georgia Ports Authority, the Greater Hall Chamber and Norfolk Southern Railroad announced plans to make Hall County the site of the GPA’s next inland port. Handling both import and export containers at the Gainesville terminal, Norfolk Southern will provide service on a direct rail route to and from the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal.
Monday, December 3, 2018/Number of views (3212)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Savannah achieves all-time record in October

Savannah achieves all-time record in October

Fiscal year to date (July-Oct. 2018) growth at 8 percent

The Port of Savannah moved more container cargo in October than any other month in its history, with 413,800 twenty-foot equivalent container units crossing its docks. Containerized trade at the Port of Savannah has increased by 8 percent for the fiscal year to date (July-Oct. 2018), totaling 1.53 million TEUs – up 113,000 compared to the same period last year.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018/Number of views (2415)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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