Port of Savannah to add 1.6M TEUs of capacity

On the heels of reporting the second busiest month in its history, the Georgia Ports Authority Board approved more than $34 million to help expedite an additional 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in capacity that will begin coming online in December.“In three months, this investment will begin to deliver the additional capacity we need to better accommodate increased volumes and demand for our services,” said Griff Lynch, executive director ... [+]

July container trade up 25% at Port of Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority has kicked off Fiscal Year 2022 with record volumes in both containers and Roll-on/Roll-off traffic.he Port of Savannah handled 450,000 TEUs in July, an increase of 25%, while auto and machinery units in Brunswick grew to 61,470, up 39% compared to the same month last year.Savannah’s ... [+]

Port of Savannah moves 5M TEUs

For the first time in its history, the Port of Savannah has moved 5.3 million TEUs, growing cargo volumes by 20% in FY2021, or nearly 900,000 TEUs compared to the previous year.“GPA leadership, our employees and our partners across the logistics community put in tremendous effort to make this milestone ... [+]

CMA CGM Marco Polo breaks record at Port of Savannah [+]

Cosco Hope and YM Warranty to call WWT

The Cosco Hope and all subsequent SAX vessels will now call the Port of Savannah’s Wando Welch Terminal (WWT). Additionally, the YM Warranty and all subsequent EC2 vessels will now call the Wando Welch Terminal. The WWT is now open for receiving for the Cosco Hope and ... [+]

Seaboard Marine’s AS Savanna makes first call to Savannah’s Ocean Terminal

The Seaboard Marine vessel AS Savanna became the first dedicated container ship to call on the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal Wednesday. “We’re happy to welcome Seaboard Marine to inaugurate Ocean Terminal’s expanded container offerings,” said Georgia Ports Executive Director Griff Lynch. “This service plays an important role in the movement ... [+]

Savannah top port for U.S. exports

The Port of Savannah exported more loaded containers than any other port in the country from January through May, achieving a 12.2% market share. Garden City Terminal handled a total of 593,195 TEUs of loaded exports during the first five months of the calendar year. "In today's environment, businesses need every ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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