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Kemp: Plastic Express to Expand Operations to  Chatham County

Kemp: Plastic Express to Expand Operations to Chatham County

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Plastic Express, a leader in the plastic resins industry, will expand operations with two new manufacturing facilities creating 166 new jobs and investing more than $172 million at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019/Number of views (3086)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Port of Savannah achieves record March

Port of Savannah achieves record March

Total container trade up 15.5 percent; rail containers up 26 percent

The Port of Savannah handled more total containerized cargo and more intermodal rail volume, with greater connectivity and velocity, than any March on record, the Georgia Ports Authority reported today.
Thursday, April 4, 2019/Number of views (5323)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA marks decade of partnership with Kia

GPA marks decade of partnership with Kia

Automaker has moved 350,000 TEUs via Savannah

During a board meeting held at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Ports Authority recognized a decade of partnership between Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and GPA.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019/Number of views (3535)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
First Kia Telluride crosses Brunswick docks

First Kia Telluride crosses Brunswick docks

Made in Georgia, vehicles destined for overseas markets

BRUNSWICK, Ga., Feb. 26, 2019 The first of Kia’s new Telluride vehicles were loaded for export onto the Roll-on/Roll-off vessel Sirius today at the Port of Brunswick. The 8-person SUVs are destined for ports around the Arabian Peninsula.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019/Number of views (4403)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Big Berth/Big Ship: Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

Big Berth/Big Ship: Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

January GPA’s busiest month ever; container volumes up 28 percent

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA’s Big Berth/Big Ship program that will allow the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024. 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019/Number of views (5628)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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