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Georgia Ports plan 8 million TEU capacity by 2028

Georgia Ports plan 8 million TEU capacity by 2028

GPA unveils workforce development initiative

At the Savannah State of the Port event today, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch thanked Governor Deal for his leadership and detailed GPA’s 10-year, $2.5 billion plan to expand the capacity of the nation’s fastest growing and single largest container terminal from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers (TEUs) to 8 million.
Thursday, September 20, 2018/Number of views (111)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Georgia’s new inland terminal open for business

Georgia’s new inland terminal open for business

Appalachian Regional Port to serve four-state region

Gov. Nathan Deal, state officials and more than 350 business and civic leaders were on hand to officially open the Appalachian Regional Port (ARP) in Northwest Georgia. Located in Murray County, the new state-of-the-art facility will provide logistics solutions for customers in a four-state region and remove an estimated 50,000 trucks and 15 million truck miles from local highways every year.

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Stork makes first deliveries to Savannah

Stork makes first deliveries to Savannah

Takes on 3,400 export containers

The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed the container ship Stork on its maiden voyage Thursday.

The vessel, part of the Ocean Network Express (ONE) shipping company, has a capacity of 14,026 twenty-foot equivalent units. The newly built Stork was just delivered to ONE on June 12

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Savannah TEU volume reaches 4.2 million in FY18

Savannah TEU volume reaches 4.2 million in FY18

GPA growth hits 20 consecutive months

The GPA capped FY18 with its 20th consecutive month of positive year-over-year growth. In its busiest June ever, the Port of Savannah handled 370,725 TEUs, up 9.8 percent (33,014 TEUs) over June 2017. It was the Authority’s 18th month in a row handling more than 300,000 TEUs. 
Monday, July 23, 2018/Number of views (7381)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
UGA study: Georgia Ports support more than 439,000 jobs

UGA study: Georgia Ports support more than 439,000 jobs

One in 11 Peach State jobs – across all regions – related to Savannah, Brunswick ports

Brunswick, Ga. – March 26, 2018 – Georgia’s ports support 439,220 full- and part-time jobs across the state, according to a study released by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at UGA’s Terry College of Business. 

The Georgia Ports Authority board reviewed the study’s findings at its meeting Monday. The latest figure is based on Fiscal Year 2017 impacts, and represents an increase of 70,000 jobs (up 19 percent) compared to the previous report covering FY2014. Georgia ports now account for 9 percent of total state employment, or one out of 11 jobs. Personal income derived from port-supported jobs totaled $25 billion statewide in FY2017. 

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