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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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GPA marks decade of partnership with Kia

GPA marks decade of partnership with Kia

Automaker has moved 350,000 TEUs via Savannah

During a board meeting held at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Ports Authority recognized a decade of partnership between Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and GPA.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019/Number of views (880)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Y.E.S. participants adjusting to positions at Georgia Ports

Y.E.S. participants adjusting to positions at Georgia Ports

Recent high school graduates benefit from mentors, on-the-job training

Nearly six months after Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled the Y.E.S. (Youth learning Equipment and Safety) Program, the first hires in the workforce initiative are on their way to becoming part of GPA’s 1,300-person strong team of trained logistics professionals.


Thursday, February 28, 2019/Number of views (990)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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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