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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 (1115)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA marks best October ever

GPA marks best October ever

New infrastructure helps expands market share

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 14, 2019 – The Georgia Ports Authority moved 428,400 twenty-foot equivalent container units in October, an increase of 14,600 TEUs or 3.5 percent. The strong month gave the Port of Savannah a fiscal year-to-date total of 1.6 million TEUs, up 90,600, or 6 percent.

“We have seen three years of incredible volume growth, and the economy of the U.S. Southeast remains a powerhouse,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. “Georgia’s market share continues to expand as new commodities come online and customers in new regions rely on our services.”

 

Thursday, November 14, 2019/Number of views (1581)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019/Number of views (3247)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Ports draw $5B investment, 12K jobs to Georgia

Ports draw $5B investment, 12K jobs to Georgia

GPA to double container capacity

Port-related announcements of expansions and new business accounted for nearly $5 billion in investment and 12,000 jobs across the state of Georgia in Fiscal Year 2019, a year in which the Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million twenty-foot equivalent container units.
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