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  • 23 November 2017

    The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed the arrival of four massive ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal on November 22, 2017. The four cranes passed River Street in Savannah on their way to Garden City Terminal, sailing under the Talmadge Bridge. The new cranes, which bring the Port of Savannah’s fleet to 30, are expected […]

  • 6 December 2016

    Four new Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes arrived at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal on December 5, 2016, bringing the port’s total to 26, more than any other terminal in the US. Counting the new cranes, Savannah now features 20 New Panamax and six Post-Panamax cranes. Another four New Panamax cranes are due to arrive […]

  • 22 March 2017

    The first of four Neo-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes has become operational at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal. Garden City Terminal plans to add another crane every two weeks until late April. The four cranes arrived at the port in December 2016, bringing the port’s total to 26, more than any other terminal in the […]

  • 31 July 2007

    The Georgia Ports Authority says it handled more than 2.3 million 20-foot containers in the year that ended June 30 and set a new record for containers moved through its Garden City Terminal. That’s up 14.5 percent from the previous year.

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In his yesterday’s State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported on a year of extraordinary growth, and provided a review of the $142 million fiscal year 2016 capital expenditure plan. “Georgia is making the investments necessary to maintain and strengthen our position as the premier gateway for trade to […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority said yesterday that its terminals in Brunswick and Savannah moved a combined 2.79 million tons of freight in October, a record for the authority. For the fiscal year to date, the GPA has moved 10.28 million tons, up 7.2 percent or 694,045 tons, according to the authority’s report. Savannah’s Garden City […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The US east coast port operator Georgia Ports Authority increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). For the first time ever, the Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in a single month, surpassing its previous monthly record […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets in the month of February, including bulk, breakbulk, autos and machinery, and containerized freight.  “The additional cargo attracted to Georgia speaks to the reliability and ease of doing business in this state,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “More freight moving through […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). For the first time ever, the Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in a single month, surpassing its previous monthly record set in October 2014 […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Konecranes will deliver 10 all-electric Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). The RTGs will go into service at Garden City Terminal, Port of Savannah. With this delivery, scheduled for the summer of 2016, the Port of Savannah will operate a total of 146 Konecranes RTGs. “This order moves us another […]

  • 13 October 2016

    Following the passing of Hurricane Matthew, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) said that its ports are now fully operational after the Savannah River channel reopened. The Savannah River channel reopened for commercial traffic on Wednesday, October 12 at 7 am local time, with 11 vessels transiting the channel by mid-afternoon, nine of which will be worked […]

  • 8 January 2008

    Four new super post-Panamax cranes – the largest container cranes in the world – are on their way from China to Container Berths 8 and 9 at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal. Too large to fit through the Panama Canal, the cranes – which left the port of Nantong in China on Christmas Eve […]

  • 21 September 2018

    GPA plans to expand the capacity of Savannah container terminal from 5.5 million to 8 million TEU by 2028.

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new program will allow the US Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024.

  • 7 October 2016

    Major seaports in Georgia and South Carolina will shut down their operations in the following few days ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Matthew.  The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has closed the terminals at the Port of Brunswick until October 10, 2016. Port of Savannah terminals will be closed to truck traffic on October […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved Monday $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal. “Our continued infrastructure investments enable us to work larger vessels and provide faster service to our customers,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “With this […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    With the president’s signing yesterday the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) is authorized to begin construction. The next step for SHEP calls for Georgia to enter a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, defining how the costs of the project estimated […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic over the first two months of the fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority has made a strong start to FY2015. For July and August, the GPA moved 595,711 twenty-foot equivalent container units, up 12.9 percent or 68,246 TEUs compared to the same period last year. Both months […]

  • 25 February 2014

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is close to getting the final approval, says U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson. The project will include harbor deepening, as well as improvements to increase the efficiency and safety of cargo vessel operations. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), a major project for the State of Georgia, had to clear various […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released this beautiful photo of the trailing suction hopper dredge Padre Island, during its work for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The dredger, owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, is currently conducting the cleanup work on the Savannah River entrance channel – part of […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Georgia Ports Authority yesterday welcomed the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Savannah when the ZIM Tianjin docked at Garden City Terminal. “This 10,000-TEU vessel represents the future of U.S.-Asia shipping,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz. “The Tianjin is another example of a growing trend in the […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Savannah Harbor deepening is to provide more than $14 billion in savings, bringing back $7.30 for every dollar spent on construction over the next 50 years, according to the economic impact study released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps estimates the net benefit of transportation savings for shippers and consumers is to be […]