Georgia Ports Authority

Weekly wrap-up for July 5, 2014
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.
Curtis Foltz, executive director, Georgia Ports Authority
02 Apr 2014
Curtis Foltz, executive director of Georgia Ports Authority, talks about the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and other investments the authority is making in infrastructure to prepare not only for mega-ships, but also for increased volumes of trade.
Ship-to-shore cranes at Savannah's Garden City Terminal
24 Mar 2014
Georgia’s Port of Savannah moved a record 248,746 TEUs in February, increasing 2.6 percent year-over-year and marking the port’s highest volume of containers ever for the month of February.
Container ship entering the Port of Savannah.
20 Feb 2014
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex got off to a “flat” start in 2014, in contrast with the “strong” numbers posted by the ports of Savannah and Charleston in January.
03 Feb 2014
Prospects for East Coast ports are brightening, especially on the export side, as the global economic recovery fuels demand for everything from automobiles to grain and forest products. But a number of variables could disrupt the ports’ projections, on the upside and the downside.
29 Jan 2014
President Obama touched on trade, transportation infrastructure, water resources, natural gas fueling networks and trucks in his State of the Union address, pledging to use executive orders to advance his agenda where possible.
Port of Savannah
27 Jan 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority moved 235,311 TEUs in December, up 7.4 percent year-over-year, but down 3.3 percent month-over-month.
One of GPA’s new ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal.
25 Nov 2013
The Georgia Ports Authority moved 274,362 20-foot-equivalent units in October, improving 19 percent year-over-year and 5 percent month-over-month.
Georgia Ports Authority's newest and largest ship-to-shore cranes work the Nedlloyd Hudson, a Maersk vessel, at the Port of Savannah.
24 Oct 2013
Four super-post-Panamax cranes that arrived at the Port of Savannah in June are now fully operational at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal.
Port of Savannah's new barge crane offloading a 92-foot-long yacht from the Zim Ontario.
14 Oct 2013
Zim’s special cargo team has handled a shipment of a 100-ton, 92-foot-long yacht, shipped on board the Zim Ontario from Asia to Port of Savannah.
Georgia Ports Authority
30 Sep 2013
The Georgia Ports Authority moved 280,873 20-foot-equivalent units in August, up 3.8 percent year-over-year.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz addresses more than 1,200 attendees during the 2013 State of the Port address in Savannah, Ga. (GPA Photo/Stephen Morton)
16 Sep 2013
In fiscal year 2013, the Georgia Ports Authority handled more than 315,000 containers, a record for the GPA.

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