As Los Angeles-Long Beach remains mired in congestion, Savannah is in cruise control, handling double-digit increases in imports, much faster growth than the national U.S. average, and doing so with nary a sign of delays.
14 Aug 2014
The top four ports on the U.S. East Coast saw delays in both arrivals and berth times in June, partially because of a surge in traffic from cargo diversions to East Coast during peak season.
13 Aug 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, surpassing even pre-recession levels.
05 Aug 2014
With the pending expansion to the Port of Savannah of a U.S. Department of Agriculture pilot program, three southern U.S. ports will be able to receive South American blueberries and grapes.
29 Jul 2014
The Port of Savannah broke the three-million-TEU mark for the first time in its recently ended fiscal year, a new record for the port.
10 Jul 2014
Ship pilots at the Port of Savannah, who said earlier this week that vessels wider than 142 feet must transit the Savannah River during flood tide, now say the ships may move at other times if they are assisted by two tractor tugs.
05 Jul 2014
Events on the U.S. West Coast dominated the news this past week, as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continued negotiations toward a new contract.
17 Jun 2014
U.S. shippers and port officials are still digesting the news of China’s rejection of the P3 alliance of the three largest container ship lines, and are wondering what happens next.
05 Jun 2014
The good news keeps rolling in for a fast-growing U.S. East Coast port: Savannah was picked as the gateway location for Dynacraft Bikes, one of the largest U.S. bike suppliers.
28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.
22 May 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority board this week approved $86.5 million to buy four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes to allow the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal to accommodate bigger ships and provide faster handling.