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Deal: Jimmy DeLoach Connector will enhance safety, benefit Georgia's economy

Deal: Jimmy DeLoach Connector will enhance safety, benefit Georgia's economy

Highway provides final link between Port of Savannah, I-95 and freight distribution facilities

Gov. Nathan Deal today joined Georgia Ports Authority Board Chairman-elect James L. Allgood, Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell R. McMurry and local leaders to celebrate the opening of the Jimmy DeLoach Connector. The highway extension provides the final connection between I-95, one of the country's busiest interstates, and the Port of Savannah, the nation's fourth-largest and fastest growing container port.
Friday, May 27, 2016/Number of views (4772)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Developers adding 3.6M square feet of warehouse space

Developers adding 3.6M square feet of warehouse space

Includes owner-operated, spec buildings and build-to-suit projects

Investors are adding industrial space to meet booming demand in Savannah, with more than 1.7 million square feet of warehousing recently completed, more than 1.9 million square feet under construction, and a 2,700-acre development just announced. The investments mean additional jobs, and room for port customers to grow in the Southeastern U.S.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016/Number of views (7829)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
Savannah sustains rise in containerized trade

Savannah sustains rise in containerized trade

Achieves record February

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported 8 percent growth in containerized trade in February, compared to the same month a year ago.

Monday, March 21, 2016/Number of views (6256)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
GPA container moves grow 11.7 percent in CY2015

GPA container moves grow 11.7 percent in CY2015

TEUs at all-time high

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved record container volumes in 2015, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported to the GPA board Monday.
Monday, January 25, 2016/Number of views (9108)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.7
October container volumes up 3 percent at GPA

October container volumes up 3 percent at GPA

Board approves new truck program

The Georgia Ports Authority handled a total of 321,094 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers in October 2015, an additional 9,335 units, or 3 percent increase over the same period last year. For the fiscal year to date (July-October), the GPA has moved 1.27 million TEUs, up 74,754 units, or 6.2 percent.
Monday, November 16, 2015/Number of views (10384)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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