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  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Ports Authority is on track to reach 4.36 million TEUs in 2018, its highest volumes ever in a calendar year.

  • 4 December 2019

    GPA to exceed 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the first time in a calendar year.

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported record cargo volumes, an influx of new business, and more than 1 million square feet of distribution center space leased or developed.  “Not only did the ports authority achieve strong growth across major segments of our business, but the private […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority moved an all-time high of 3.85 million TEUs in fiscal year 2017, representing an increase of 6.7 percent from the same period a year earlier. In the second half of the fiscal year, the Port of Savannah handled 1.99 million TEUs, for a growth rate of 11.6 percent over the same […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority has moved more than 2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) so far this fiscal year (July-February), for an increase of 6.2 percent or an additional 119,318 TEUs. “The strong growth experienced throughout our business sectors this fiscal year demonstrates the resilience and strength of the Southeast market, and a positive […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance

     A total of 1,900 new jobs and 2.7 million square feet of industrial expansion tied to a year of phenomenal growth for Georgia’s deepwater ports, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz said in his annual State of the Port address. “Record growth at our ports, coupled with strong statewide pro-business leadership clearly played a pivotal role […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority opened calendar year 2014 with a strong January, achieving gains of 12.5 percent in twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and 7.3 percent in overall tonnage, compared to January 2013. “We are encouraged by the strong growth in January that continued a trend that began during the fourth quarter and are hopeful […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority has won a new import business from Honda. The 2015 Honda Fit, built at the carmaker’s new plant in Celaya, Mexico, is moving into the U.S. through the Port of Brunswick.  International Auto Processing (IAP) will handle the cars upon arrival. “Highlighting the truly global nature of auto manufacturing, a Japanese […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority has reported a 16.6 percent calendar year to date increase in container volumes. The Port of Savannah has moved 2.55 million twenty-foot equivalent container units since the start of the calendar year, an additional 365,097 TEUs. Twenty-foot equivalent container units grew by 4.4 percent (13,353 TEUs) in August alone, for a […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase. In Savannah, the Authority handled a record 2.95 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers, an […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 29 million tons of cargo, 3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in Fiscal Year 2014.   “The board and staff of the Georgia Ports Authority are to be commended for their outstanding achievements this year,” said Georgia Governor […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority has reported a 16.6 percent calendar year to date increase in container volumes. The Port of Savannah has moved 2.55 million twenty-foot equivalent container units since the start of the calendar year, an additional 365,097 TEUs. Twenty-foot equivalent container units grew by 4.4 percent (13,353 TEUs) in August alone, for a […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority witnessed an increase in its volumes for the calendar year through July, which were up by 10.8 percent. GPA moved 2.33 million twenty-foot equivalent container units so far, handling an additional 230,000 TEUs. Total tonnage crossing GPA docks grew by 13 percent, or 2.37 million tons, to reach 20.67 million tons. “Georgia’s renewed […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority’s Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) in 2015, an increase of 11.7 percent compared to the cargo handled in 2014. Total tonnage across all terminals reached a record 31.48 million tons in 2015, an increase of 1.09 million tons, or 3.6 percent, the port […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2019

    The US Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) elected William D. McKnight as chairman on May 20, 2019.

  • 28 January 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority ended calendar year 2012 with a strong December, marking an 11.7 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals, and a 21.8 percent increase in auto and machinery units compared to December 2011. “Our total volume of 2.27 million tons puts December among the top 10 months on record and the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority on Friday unveiled its first four electrified rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG), making the GPA the first in North America to introduce this cleaner and more efficient method of operation. The new technology reduces fuel consumption by an estimated 95 percent. “This transition to electrified RTGs is an important milestone for the […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. port operator Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), plans to invest USD 152 million in the Port of Brunswick over the next 10 years to improve the facilities serving the port’s major business sectors, including automotive, breakbulk and bulk cargo. In one of those projects, the GPA intends to add a fourth berth to serve roll-on/roll-off cargo […]

  • 31 July 2019

    The port achieved a growth of 7.3 percent in container volumes during the fiscal year 2019.

  • 25 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority has marked the seventh consecutive month of record container throughput. In September, the Port of Savannah handled 317,411 twenty-foot equivalent container units, a 7.3 percent (21,713-TEU) increase over the same month last year. “We are pleasantly surprised to see volumes remaining above last year’s double digit growth,” said GPA Executive Director […]