GPA sets tonnage record for FY2020

The Port of Savannah handled 4.44 million TEUs in Fiscal Year 2020, down less than 1% compared to the previous year. Despite COVID-19 disruptions, total tons crossing all GPA docks reached a record 37.77 million, up 0.6%, or 223,000 tons, compared to FY2019. Container tons grew 2% (560,440 tons) to reach 33.5 million tons for the year, another record. "Cargo volume reductions related to COVID-19 were offset by the strength ... [+]

Mobile harbor cranes expand Port of Savannah container capabilities

Two new mobile harbor cranes have been delivered to the Port of Savannah's Ocean Terminal as the Georgia Ports Authority expands its container-handling and berth capacity. The cranes will offload containers from vessels carrying up to 4,800 twenty-foot equivalent container units. "We're developing this into a niche terminal that will provide ... [+]

Savannah now the top US port for ag exports

The Port of Savannah's proximity to major producers, direct access via road and rail, broad global network and responsiveness to customer needs have recently made it the top port in the nation for the export of containerized agricultural goods. "Agriculture is a major driver for Georgia's economy, contributing $74 billion in ... [+]

Port of Savannah sets calendar year record

The Port of Savannah moved 4.6 million TEUs in Calendar Year 2019, an increase of nearly 250,000 TEUs (5.6%) compared to the previous year, Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch said Tuesday. "This record-breaking accomplishment is thanks to a dedicated team of professionals including GPA and the International ... [+]

Savannah continues to build container volumes

The Port of Savannah moved 363,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in November, a 5.4% increase over the same month last year, or an additional 18,460 TEUs. For the fiscal year to date (July-November), the Georgia Ports Authority has handled nearly 2 million TEUs, an increase of 109,000 TEUs, or 5.8%. The ... [+]

Seaboard Marine Launches New Central America Service from the Port of Savannah

Seaboard Marine is launching a new direct, all-water service that connects North Central America to the Port of Savannah. The first vessel is scheduled to depart the Port of Savannah Wednesday, May 8. The service will include two Seaboard Marine vessels and will provide both refrigerated and dry container service ... [+]

Port of Savannah achieves record March

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. While the port handled more than 410,000 TEUs last month, an increase of 15.5%, rail volumes spiked by 26% for a total ... [+]

Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export

Stuart Countess, chief administrative officer and vice president of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, announced at the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference that the Telluride, its new 8-person SUV, will begin crossing the Port of Brunswick's docks for global markets this month. "The launch of the Kia Telluride, our largest and most refined ... [+]

Savannah’s TEU count grows

The Port of Savannah moved 4.35 million TEUs in Calendar Year 2018, its highest annual volume ever, and a 7.5% increase over 2017, according to a report from Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch to the GPA Board. "The level of business Georgia has captured is a testament to the ... [+]

Savannah achieves all-time record

The Port of Savannah moved more container cargo in October than any other month in its history, with 413,800 TEUs crossing its docks. Containerized trade at the Port of Savannah has increased by 8% for the fiscal year to date (July-Oct. 2018), totaling 1.53 million TEUs - up 113,000 compared ... [+]

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