Port of Savannah

15 Apr 2014
In the brutal war for cargo that is underway in today’s world of powerful shipping alliances, the last thing the Southern California ports want to do is subsidize competitors by helping them pay to deepen their ports, the president of the Long Beach Harbor Commission said yesterday.
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.
17 Sep 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority handled 144,649 20-foot-equivalent units in August, an increase of 5.6 percent year-over-year and the highest monthly volume since October 2008.
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.
North American East Coast Regional Market Shares. Source: Individual Ports
13 Sep 2013
Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of the share during the past year, data from the individual ports indicate.
29 Aug 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association clerks and checkers at the Port of Charleston walked off their jobs on Thursday after refusing assignment to additional duties, union officials said.
The new 100,000 square foot Gulf States Cold Storage facility in Savannah includes five blast cells, capable of blast freezing up to 100 loads, or 4 million pounds, of cargo a week.
09 Aug 2013
Gulf States Cold Storage has opened a 100,000 square foot cold storage facility serving the Port of Savannah.
29 Jul 2013
The Georgia Ports Authority handled record tonnage in fiscal year 2013, and a record volume of freight moved by intermodal rail.
10 Jul 2013
Georgia’s Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority and Cordele Intermodal Services today signed an inland port agreement to ensure a direct 200-mile rail route to and from...
Port of Savannah container operations
02 Jul 2013
The opportunity for East Coast container ports to gain significant market share from their West Coast counterparts is over and unlikely to appear again, despite their growth expectations tied to the expansion of the Panama Canal, an outspoken supply chain analyst said Friday.
24 Jun 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was judged the leading gateway for developers and users of industrial real estate in 2012 based upon its consistent cargo volumes and available blocks of industrial space within the immediate port area, according to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle.