georgia-ports-authority

Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

In front of the largest gathering of attendees ever 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. "No other single container terminal in North America has the ability to expand berth capacity at this rate," said Lynch. Currently, Savannah's Garden City Terminal is equipped to ... [+]

GPA on track for 4.3m TEUS

The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to reach 4.36 million TEUS handled in 2018, its highest volumes ever in a calendar year. The performance would mean an increase of 8% (312,385 TEUs) compared to CY2017. "Cargo expansion related to growth in inland markets, as well as increased demand right here ... [+]

Georgia announces new inland terminal location

Georgia’s Governor Nathan Deal, along with representatives of the Georgia Ports Authority, the Greater Hall Chamber and Norfolk Southern Railroad announced plans on December 3 to make Hall County the site of the GPA's next inland port. "The Northeast Georgia Inland Port will be situated in the heart of the manufacturing ... [+]

Georgia moves 630K cars, trucks and tractors in FY18

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed Fiscal Year 2018 successes, including 630,000 units of cars, trucks and tractors handled through Georgia terminals, at the Brunswick State of the Port conference.  "The Port of Brunswick achieved a solid performance across all cargo categories over the last fiscal year," Lynch ... [+]

Savannah container trade up 12%

The Georgia Ports Authority achieved a 12% increase in containerized trade at the Port of Savannah in September, along with a 37.6% increase in roll-on/roll-off trade at the Port of Brunswick. "The impressive volumes moving through our deepwater terminals are related to our customers building inventory for the peak buying season," ... [+]

GPA approves $92M rail expansion

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 375,833 TEUs in August, an 8 percent increase over August 2017.  In addition, the GPA handled 86,200 intermodal TEUs, a 33 percent jump.  "A strengthening economy and a greater reliance on GPA in major inland markets is driving growth at the Port of Savannah," said ... [+]

Savannah TEU volume reaches 4.2 million in FY18

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled a record 4.2 million TEUs in Fiscal Year 2018 (July '17 - June '18), for an 8.4% increase year-over-year, or 325,000 additional units. "Moving more than 4 million TEUs in a single fiscal year is an important milestone for Georgia," said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. "Georgia's ... [+]

Record April boosts Savannah’s containerized trade

The Georgia Ports Authority's busiest April ever pushed its fiscal year-to-date totals to more than 3.4 million TEUS, an increase of 8.8% (280,000 TEUs) compared to the first 10 months of FY2017. "We're on track to move more than 300,000 TEUs in every month of the fiscal year, which will ... [+]

GPA: 10M-TEU capacity in 10 years

At the 50th annual Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Monday, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch reviewed the strategic plan for Georgia's ports that will allow for 10 million TEUs, 1 million rail lifts, and more than 1 million auto and machinery units per year. "Georgia is home to both the single largest container ... [+]

GPA Approves Projects to Expand Rail, Gate Capacity

On the heels of reporting 32% growth in containerized trade for October, an all-time record for Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority approved rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly increase capacity at GPA’s Garden City Terminal – the single largest container terminal in all of North America. “A strong Southeast ... [+]

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