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GPA set to exceed 4.6M TEUs

GPA set to exceed 4.6M TEUs

Rail cargo leaps 30 percent in three years

SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 3, 2019 The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to exceed 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the first time in a calendar year.

That level of trade would be a 14 percent increase over volumes moved through Savannah just three years ago, or an additional 550,000 TEUs. Over the same period, the Authority has increased the annual capacity at the Port of Savannah from 5 million to 5.5 million TEUs.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019/Number of views (1155)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Proximity to port fuels growth in Middle Georgia

Proximity to port fuels growth in Middle Georgia

Region showcases variety of industry, agriculture and quality of life

Situated squarely in the heartland of the state, the Middle Georgia Region showcases the variety of industry, agriculture and quality of life that has helped make Georgia a magnet for growth. Anchored by Macon-Bibb County, the region boasts direct interstate access between Atlanta and the dynamic Port of Savannah, facilitating both import and export ventures.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019/Number of views (540)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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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.
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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.

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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.
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