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GPA off to accelerated start in new fiscal year

The Georgia Ports Authority kicked off its new fiscal year with the fastest start ever, handling 530,800 TEUs in July, an increase of 18%.Since January, GPA has moved 3.4 million TEUs, up 231,400 or 7% over its performance during the same period in 2021 – a record year in which GPA handled 5.6 million TEUs. Annualized, the July volumes have the Port of Savannah moving containers at a rate of ... [+]

GPA keeps containers flowing

Fiscal Year 2022 was another record-breaker for the Georgia Ports Authority, with container volumes growing 8% for a total of 5.76 million TEUs.The Port of Savannah ended the year with a record June, handling 494,107 TEUs in total cargo, up 10.6% or 47,300 TEUs compared to the same month last ... [+]

GPA sets all-time trade record in May

Georgia Ports Authority moved an all-time high 519,390 TEUs in May, breaking the previous record of 504,350 TEUs set in October 2021.GPA’s May volumes grew by 8.5%, or 40,770 TEUs, compared to the same month last year.“Despite global supply chain challenges, the Port of Savannah continues to be an economic ... [+]

GPA increasing Brunswick’s annual capacity to 1.4M vehicles

The Georgia Ports Authority has unveiled plans to grow capacity at Brunswick’s flagship autoport and its breakbulk terminal for forest products.“We’re expanding berth and terminal capacity at both Colonel’s Island and Mayor’s Point so that we are ready to take on additional trade,” said Griff Lynch, GPA executive director. “The ... [+]

GPA to expedite 1.6M TEUs of on-terminal capacity by June

At a recent Georgia Ports Authority Board meeting, Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed actions that will expedite the completion of 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in annual capacity. “Through ingenuity and teamwork, GPA has put into place what amounts to the largest current expansion for a port operation in North ... [+]

New gantry cranes for Port of Savannah

At the Georgia Ports Authority Board meeting on December 6 , Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed actions that will expedite the completion of 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in annual capacity. “Through ingenuity and teamwork, GPA has put into place what amounts to the largest current expansion for a port ... [+]

GPA details capacity, operations expansion

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference (GFTC) held in late April, the Georgia Ports Authority released fiscal year to date numbers (July -March) showing record volumes of 3.9 million TEUs, an increase of 15%, and detailed a plan that expedites completion of more than 1.4 million additional TEUs of annual ... [+]

Savannah moves more than 4.6M TEUs in 2020

The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 4.68 million TEUs in 2020, up 1.8%over its 2019 total of 4.59 million. Total cargo crossing all docks in 2020 reached 38.4 million tons. The Port of Savannah achieved its busiest December ever last month, moving 447,525 TEUs, an increase of 24 percent, or ... [+]

Memphis, Savannah on parallel tracks

Georgia Ports Authority Chief Commercial Officer Cliff Pyron recently briefed the Memphis World Trade Club on Savannah’s expanding rail service to Memphis. At that event, he explained how the Port of Savannah’s Mason Mega Rail Terminal will be the largest on-dock intermodal rail facility for a port in North America, ... [+]

Looking back on WW11

Savannah, Brunswick played an important role in WWII Liberty ship Construction. During World War II, 173 Liberty ships were launched at Savannah and Brunswick. The ships delivered supplies to America’s allies. During World War II, 173 Liberty ships were launched at Savannah and Brunswick. They hauled trucks, tanks, ammunition, crated aircraft, ... [+]

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