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Top officials thank Coast Guard,  resilient Brunswick maritime community

Top officials thank Coast Guard, resilient Brunswick maritime community

GPA opens 40 dockside acres to auto processing

At the Brunswick State of the Port address Wednesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch thanked the U.S. Coast Guard, Brunswick Bar Pilots and port workers for their efforts in the crew rescue, ongoing vessel salvage and reopening of the Port of Brunswick after the car carrying ship Golden Ray capsized Sept. 8.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019/Number of views (1300)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Savannah achieves 16.5 percent growth in container volumes

Savannah achieves 16.5 percent growth in container volumes

GPA issues call to action for development

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its busiest month ever for containerized trade in August, handling 437,750 twenty-foot equivalent container units. At the GPA Board meeting Tuesday, Executive Director Griff Lynch reported August volumes grew by 62,000 TEUs, or 16.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019/Number of views (2480)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Ports draw $5B investment, 12K jobs to Georgia

Ports draw $5B investment, 12K jobs to Georgia

GPA to double container capacity

Port-related announcements of expansions and new business accounted for nearly $5 billion in investment and 12,000 jobs across the state of Georgia in Fiscal Year 2019, a year in which the Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million twenty-foot equivalent container units.
Thursday, September 12, 2019/Number of views (9003)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Intermodal cargo up 10.5 percent in Savannah

Intermodal cargo up 10.5 percent in Savannah

GPA sets July record for rail, total TEUs.

Intermodal cargo continues its powerful rise at the Georgia Ports Authority, achieving 10.5 percent growth in July. Over the past three years, the Port of Savannah has grown its rail volume by 35.4 percent, completing more than 507,000 intermodal lifts in the fiscal year that ended in June.
Monday, August 12, 2019/Number of views (3227)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Savannah moves record 4.5M TEUs

Savannah moves record 4.5M TEUs

Auto volumes near 650,000 units

The Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in the fiscal year that ended June 30, an increase of more than 305,000 TEUs, or 7.3 percent. For the first time ever, GPA handled more than half a million container lifts to rail, growing that number by more than 72,000, or 16.6 percent. The 506,707 intermodal boxes constituted more than 20 percent of total containers, another record.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019/Number of views (2311)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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