Port of Savannah Sets 8 Million TEU Capacity Goal by 2028

The Georgia Port Authority on Thursday unveiled a $2.5 billion plan to expand the capacity at the Port of Savannah to 8 million TEUs by 2028. Georgia Ports Authority handled a record 4.2 million TEUs at Savannah's Garden City Terminal in Fiscal Year 2018, representing an impressive 8.4% increase compared to 2017. The terminals current annual capacity is 5.5 million, making … [Read more...]

Port of Savannah Handled a Record 4.2 Million TEU in FY 2018

The Port of Savannah handled record 4.2 million twent-foot equivalent containers (TEU) in its 2018 fiscal year for an impressive 8.4% increase year-over-year, Georgia Port Authority reported Monday. The figure marks a new record the port and the first time in its history that it has handled more than 4 million TEU in a single year, ranking it the second busiest on the U.S. … [Read more...]

Port of Savannah Harbor Deepening Project Reaches Halfway Point

The project to deepen the navigation channel leading to the Port of Savannah has reached its halfway point with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completing the outer harbor dredging, one of the key components of the project. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) will deepen the Savannah River to 47 feet at mean low water, allowing Neo-Panamax vessels coming … [Read more...]

Port of Savannah Surpasses 4 Million TEU in 2017, Marking New Record

The Port of Savannah grew its volumes by more than 400,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2017, for a record total of 4.04 million TEUs. The U.S. East Coast port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2017, marking an 11% increase compared to 2016 and also the port’s highest annual volume ever. “This is the first time … [Read more...]

PHOTOS: New Neo-Panamax Cranes Arrives at the Port of Savannah

Four new Neo-Panamax cranes arrived into the Port of Savannah in Georgia last week as the nation's largest single container facility continues to expand its fleet of ship-to-shore container cranes. "To see these massive new cranes arrive flying the stars and stripes makes us proud to be part of an operation that provides jobs and opportunity for so many," said Georgia Ports … [Read more...]