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  • 17 May 2012

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the release of the study “The Economic Impact of Georgia’s Deepwater Ports” by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at UGA’s Terry College of Business. According to the fiscal year 2011 study, Georgia’s deepwater ports support 352,146 full- and part-time jobs across the state, up from 295,422 found in a […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Ambassador Bass and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Zaza Gogava broke ground on a U.S.-funded Georgia Coast Guard ship maintenance facility near Poti harbor. Georgia Coast Guard ship maintenance facility estimated at $4 million is part of a $10 million package of assistance provided by the U.S. Export Control and Border Security (EXBS) program to […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Georgia Tech and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have launched a new marine spatial planning tool to define a clear process for offshore energy licensing and permitting in US state of Georgia, and close data and communication gaps between regulatory agencies that could delay the permitting process. The Georgia Coastal and Marine Planner (GCAMP), sponsored […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Human Capital

    Approximately 300 people attended a rally last Friday on Tybee Island to promote offshore wind energy. The event, called the “Wind Works: for Jobs, for Georgians” rally was sponsored by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and the Sierra Club. The coalition of groups and individuals came together on Labor Day weekend to promote […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti has completed a comprehensive engineering study to prepare the port master plan for the future needs of Georgia and the hinterland countries, Armenia and Azerbaijan. The study was triggered by the rapid increase of container throughput which will exceed port capacity by 2017. In 2013, total container throughput in Georgia was 405,000 […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Georgia Tech and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have launched a new marine spatial planning tool to define a clear process for offshore energy licensing and permitting in US state of Georgia, and close data and communication gaps between regulatory agencies that could delay the permitting process. The Georgia Coastal and Marine Planner (GCAMP), sponsored […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday’s U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a “breakthrough moment” in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor. “Even though the Water Resources Reform and Development Act still has to go to a conference committee, today’s action by the House is another step toward […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Poti has completed a comprehensive engineering study to prepare the port master plan for the future needs of Georgia and the hinterland countries, Armenia and Azerbaijan. The study was triggered by the rapid increase of container throughput which will exceed port capacity by 2017. In 2013, total container throughput in Georgia was 405,000 […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 Gov. Nathan Deal. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Gazprom Export signed an agreement with a Georgian company regarding terms of Russian gas transit to Armenia through Georgia.

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia. The expansion encompasses both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal, intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business. During the inauguration ceremony, Hans-Ole […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the $706 million Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) begins, the University of Georgia and Georgia Sea Grant are poised to help coastal residents adapt to changes that are expected to bring additional jobs and prosperity to their communities. “Most of the regional attention to the Savannah Harbor deepening has focused on the ecological effects […]

  • 24 January 2011

    On January 24, SOCAR Georgia Gas Ltd opened the first section of gas pipeline constructed in Poti city of Georgia. The event was attended by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, Energy Minister Alexander Khetaguri, Mayor of Poti Vakhtang Lemonjava, governor of Samegrelo Region Zaza Goroziya, SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev, other officials of SOCAR, as well as […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Research & Development

      Georgia’s wind resource is vast; however, no large-scale wind farms have been built onshore or offshore of the Peach State. Nearly 2,000 megawatts (MW) of onshore wind resource exists in Georgia, and another 60,000 MW resides offshore. A single megawatt of wind capacity can generate enough electricity for up to 300 homes. Modern onshore […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The $50 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has allocated $231.1 million toward the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The $50 million in additional port deepening funds […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2012

    According to The Post and Courier, the S.C. Supreme Court this morning will consider who has authority over Savannah River matters, such as deepening the waterway. The question goes to the heart of a contentious issue that has caused political rifts in Columbia, and friction between South Carolina and Georgia, which share the river. A […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The PACE Group officially launched the construction of a new terminal at Poti Port, western Georgia, yesterday. According to a Pace Group’s official announcement, the new terminal will require dredging work in the harbor to a depth of 12 meters, which will result in the sea port being able to accept vessels up to 253 meters […]

  • 11 August 2008

    THE conflict erupting in the Caucasus has set alarm bells ringing for many reasons, not least Georgia’s pivotal role in thesupply of Central Asian oil to the West. While it has no significant oil or gas reserves of its own, Georgia is a key transit point for oil from the Caspian region destined for Europe […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The $50 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has allocated $231.1 million toward the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The $50 million in additional port deepening funds […]