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FY17: Surge of private investments, record cargo volumes

FY17: Surge of private investments, record cargo volumes

GPA’s Lynch announces 1M square feet of new e-commerce warehouse space

During his annual State of the Port Address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch announced record cargo volumes, infrastructure development and two new customers bringing a combined 1 million square feet of additional distribution center space to Savannah.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017/Number of views (7151)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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From Griff Lynch: Growing GPA’s power to promote economic development

From Griff Lynch: Growing GPA’s power to promote economic development

Growth is happening not only in Savannah but also at the Port of Brunswick

As the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and the Brunswick improvements progress, the Georgia Ports Authority’s ability to spur the nation’s economy will also grow.
Thursday, July 6, 2017/Number of views (6178)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Joint Statement of Secretary Perdue (U.S.), Minister Lawrence MacAulay (Canada) & Secretary Calzada (Mexico)  Regarding Trilateral Agriculture Meetings in Savannah, Georgia

Joint Statement of Secretary Perdue (U.S.), Minister Lawrence MacAulay (Canada) & Secretary Calzada (Mexico) Regarding Trilateral Agriculture Meetings in Savannah, Georgia

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue – along with counterparts, Agriculture Minister for Canada Lawrence MacAulay and the Secretary of Agriculture for Mexico José Calzada -- held a joint news conference at the Port of Savannah.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017/Number of views (4564)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Georgia Ports Authority breaks container volume record

Georgia Ports Authority breaks container volume record

Additional shipping services and strong economy build momentum for Savannah

Savannah, Ga. — June 6, 2017  Larger vessels and additional container services calling Georgia's ports coupled with a positive economic forecast ushered in an all-time record month for container volume. The Georgia Ports Authority handled 350,104 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in May, 11.68 % more TEUs compared to the same month a year ago, or 36,619 additional TEUs.

“It’s evident shipping lines are deploying larger vessels and cargo exchanges through the Panama Canal to Georgia's ports," said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. "This is a strong indicator that an important market share shift to Georgia is possible through recently restructured shipping services."

Tuesday, June 6, 2017/Number of views (7730)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA to use electric cranes at Appalachian Regional Port

GPA to use electric cranes at Appalachian Regional Port

Quiet, clean-running cranes contribute to sustainable operation

Savannah, Ga. – May 24, 2017 – The Georgia Ports Authority Board on Monday approved the purchase of three electric rubber-tired gantry cranes for the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth. 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017/Number of views (3961)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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