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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 (6577)/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 (5847)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA: 10M-TEU capacity in 10 years

GPA: 10M-TEU capacity in 10 years

Savannah Harbor deepening reaching midway point

At the 50th annual Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Monday, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch reviewed the strategic plan for Georgia's ports that will allow for 10 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, 1 million rail lifts, and more than 1 million auto and machinery units per year.
 
"Georgia is home to both the single largest container and roll-on/roll-off facilities in North America," Lynch said. "Our goal is to maximize capacity, create jobs and reduce impact on our local communities."
Monday, February 5, 2018/Number of views (9551)/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 (6684)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA employees share holiday cheer with CASA kids

GPA employees share holiday cheer with CASA kids

West Chatham Elementary Choir helps celebrate

Employees of the Georgia Ports Authority helped make the holidays a little brighter for dozens of Savannah-area children Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017/Number of views (3057)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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