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FMC OKs East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement

Georgia and Virginia to Begin Discussions

The federal government on Friday gave its approval to an innovative agreement that allows the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) to begin discussing ways the two ports can share information in certain operational areas to position themselves as the U.S. East Coast’s leading gateways for containerized cargo.
Monday, April 10, 2017/Number of views (5828)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
From Griff Lynch: Harbor deepening update

From Griff Lynch: Harbor deepening update

Making progress in Savannah, Brunswick

Dear Friends and colleagues:

I wanted to take a moment to let you know about some recent developments regarding both the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and the Brunswick Harbor maintenance effort.

Currently, the Savannah River entrance channel deepening is approximately 60 percent complete. In the near future, this portion of the project will benefit ship traffic by opening a wider tidal window and greater scheduling flexibility for neo-Panamax vessels. At present, the Port of Savannah is serving vessels up to 10,700 TEUs, and is expected to handle a 13,000 TEU vessel in May.

Friday, April 7, 2017/Number of views (5278)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Growing infrastructure supports world-class service

Growing infrastructure supports world-class service

Griff Lynch on progress of Garden City's mega rail, Brunswick Ro/Ro expansion and inland terminal

Adding cranes in Savannah or doubling Ro/Ro space in Brunswick is about more than boosting already impressive cargo numbers.

 

The point is ensuring our ability to grow along with our customers, and never experiencing the congestion that occurs when demand becomes equal to capacity. GPA employees, our partners in the ILA and service providers deliver unmatched service on our terminals today. In our efforts to enhance that world-class service, we are making progress on several fronts.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017/Number of views (3661)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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GPA marks double-digit growth in total cargo

GPA marks double-digit growth in total cargo

Container tons surge more than 14 percent

The Georgia Ports Authority saw its busiest February ever for total cargo, moving 2.94 million tons across all docks last month - a 10 percent increase over February 2016, and second only to January's 3.01 million tons.
Monday, March 20, 2017/Number of views (4929)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Unique Advantages at Georgia Ports Authority’s Ocean Terminal

Unique Advantages at Georgia Ports Authority’s Ocean Terminal

By: David Porter, Regional Sales Manager

Unlike a container operation, Ocean Terminal offers something different each day. Even as more freight is shipped via containers, Ocean Terminal holds on to its history, while continuing to bring economic growth to Georgia.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017/Number of views (7886)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.2
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