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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 (1893)/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 (3160)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Deal: Savannah Harbor Expansion Project on schedule, reaches crucial milestone

Deal: Savannah Harbor Expansion Project on schedule, reaches crucial milestone

Completion of outer harbor dredging marks SHEP midpoint

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed outer harbor dredging at the Port of Savannah, marking the midpoint of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).

Wednesday, February 28, 2018/Number of views (1929)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA surpasses 4M TEUs

GPA surpasses 4M TEUs

Harbor deepening funds more important than ever

The Port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2017 – an increase of 11 percent and the port’s highest annual volume ever. For the month of December, GPA handled 323,000 TEUs, up 10.6 percent or 31,000 TEUs, for the busiest December in GPA’s history.
Monday, January 22, 2018/Number of views (554)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Four more Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Four more Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority ship-to-shore fleet climbing toward 36

Four additional Neo-Panamax cranes sailed into the Port of Savannah last week, with a 50- by 100-foot American flag across the side. Once commissioned, the new cranes will bring Savannah's fleet to 30. Six additional cranes will arrive in 2020. When all are commissioned, the upgrade will allowthe nation's largest single container facility to move nearly 1,300 containers per hour.
Monday, November 27, 2017/Number of views (3329)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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