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

The Georgia Ports Authority plans to double capacity at Garden City Terminal to 11 million twenty-foot equivalent container units per year. In Fiscal Year 2019, port-related industries announced $5 billion in new investment and 12,000 new jobs coming to Georgia. At a recent State of the Port conference, GPA authorities and Georgia Governor Brian Kemp revealed that port-related announcements of expansions and new business accounted for nearly $5 billion in investment ... [+]

McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority elected William D. McKnight as chairman on May 20. "As an entrepreneur and business leader with more than 30 years in the construction industry, Will McKnight has the experience necessary to keep GPA at the forefront, delivering opportunity for growth to large ... [+]

GPA Marks Decade of Partnership with KIA

Kia Motors Manufacturing of Georgia is now exporting Telluride SUVs through the Port of Brunswick. In Fiscal Year 2018 alone, KMMG moved more than 37,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units through the Port of Savannah. During a board meeting held at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Ports Authority recognized a ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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