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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Container vessel approaching the terminal at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
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Georgia Ports Authority Approves Major Upgrades at Savannah Container Terminal

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has greenlit contracts worth $65.6 million for container yard work at Savannah’s Ocean Terminal. The 200-acre facility is

March 27, 2024
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Monday, March 4, 2024
Mega Rail aerial
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Port of Savannah Container Volumes Surge in February

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) saw a significant increase in container volumes at the Port of Savannah in February, with 451,670 twenty-foot equivalent

March 4, 2024
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Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Car carriers berthed at the Port of Brunswick
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Port of Brunswick Marks Record Year for Autos as Savannah Container Volumes Decline

The Port of Brunswick set a new record for autos in 2023, while container volumes at the Port of Savannah declined, the Georgia Ports Authority announced

January 30, 2024
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Monday, November 20, 2023
The Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal courtesy Georgia Ports Authority
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Port of Savannah Sees Notable Uptick in Containership Calls

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal experienced a significant increase in the number of containership calls last month, with 129 visits for a 26

November 20, 2023
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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Container vessel approaching the terminal at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
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Containers Fall as Ro-Ro and Rail Volumes Rise at Port of Savannah

The Port of Savannah handled 413,300 TEUs in August, down 28 percent from August 2022, the Georgia Ports Authority’s busiest month on record. However,

September 26, 2023
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Friday, August 25, 2023
The Port of Savannah’s latest order of ship-to-shore cranes transits the Savannah River channel aboard the BigLift Barentsz on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, in Savannah, Ga. Credit: GPB Photo/Stephen B. Morton
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New All-Electric Container Cranes Arrive at Port of Savannah

Four new Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes arrived at the Port of Savannah on Thursday, part of $1.9 billion in infrastructure

August 25, 2023
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Thursday, August 10, 2023
Port of Savannah crane operators work the Ever Max containership at Garden City Terminal on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023. Photo courtesy Georgia Ports Authority
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Port of Savannah Container, RoRo Volumes Gain in July

The Port of Savannah saw a big jump in container volumes last month compared to June, but total throughput remained far below last year’s unusually busy

August 10, 2023
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Tuesday, July 25, 2023
The Port of Brunswick
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Georgia Ports Set Ro/Ro Record as Container Volumes Slump

The Georgia Ports Authority reported a record Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro/Ro) volumes in FY2023 as container volumes slumped at of Port of Savannah, but are still

July 25, 2023
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Monday, June 12, 2023
Lynch Outlines Growth Prospects for Port of Savannah
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Lynch Outlines Growth Prospects for Port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch delivered an optimistic outlook for the Port of Savannah thanks to a convergence of domestic and

June 12, 2023
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Monday, April 24, 2023
Georgia Ports Authority Sees Sustained Growth in Ro/Ro Cargo Handling
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Georgia Ports Authority Sees Sustained Growth in Ro/Ro Cargo Handling

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is marking a significant milestone as it records eight consecutive months of growth in Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro/Ro) cargo

April 24, 2023
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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Port of Savannah Invests in Emission-Reducing Hybrid Cranes
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Port of Savannah Invests in Emission-Reducing Hybrid Cranes

In an ambitious move towards sustainability and efficiency, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has announced a $170 million investment to acquire 55

March 28, 2023
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Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Electric ship-to-shore cranes work the CMA CGM Unity, powered by liquefied natural gas, at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal
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Port of Savannah Grows Container Market Share

The Port of Savannah saw total container volumes decline more than 14% in February, but still recorded its second busiest February ever. The Georgia Ports

March 14, 2023
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Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Port of Savannah Sees Cargo Volumes Dip in January
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Port of Savannah Sees Cargo Volumes Dip in January

The Port of Savannah saw total cargo volumes dip 11.5 percent last month compared to January 2022 amid reduced orders in retail and manufacturing, the Georgia

February 15, 2023
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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Port of Savannah Increasing Reefer Container Capacity
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Port of Savannah Increasing Reefer Container Capacity

The Georgia Ports Authority is increasing chilled cargo capacity at the Port of Savannah to stay ahead of anticipated growth in demand for reefer container

January 31, 2023
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Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Port of Savannah Cargo Volumes Hit Record 5.9 Million TEUs in 2022
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Port of Savannah Cargo Volumes Hit Record 5.9 Million TEUs in 2022

The Port of Savannah, billed as the fastest growing container terminal in the U.S., handled a record 5.9 million TEUs in 2022 for an increase of 5% over 2021,

January 17, 2023
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Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Port of Savannah Sees Container Lull in November
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Port of Savannah Sees Container Lull in November

The Port of Savannah saw some easing of container demand in November amid inflation and a shift in consumer spending. The Georgia Ports Authority said it moved

December 13, 2022
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Monday, December 5, 2022
Georgia Ports to Renovate Savannah Terminal as Container Business Takes Off
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Georgia Ports to Renovate Savannah Terminal as Container Business Takes Off

The Georgia Ports Authority will renovate and realign the docks at the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal to better accommodate its the growing number of

December 5, 2022
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Monday, November 14, 2022
As U.S. Container Imports Fall, Port of Savannah Reports Second Busiest Month in October
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As U.S. Container Imports Fall, Port of Savannah Reports Second Busiest Month in October

Bucking the trend of falling inbound containers, the Port of Savannah recorded its second busiest month on record in October as the East Coast port continues

November 14, 2022
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Thursday, October 13, 2022
Port of Savannah Sees Signs of Market Correction
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Port of Savannah Sees Signs of Market Correction

Cargo volumes through the Port of Savannah tumbled more than 7 percent in September in part due to impacts related to Hurricane Ian. Even so, the port closed

October 13, 2022
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Thursday, September 29, 2022
Ian Regains Hurricane Strength and Takes Aim at South Carolina
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Ian Regains Hurricane Strength and Takes Aim at South Carolina

Ian has restrengthened into a hurricane and is forecast to take aim at Georgia and the Carolinas after leaving a path of destruction across Florida, the

September 29, 2022
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