West Coast congestion contributed to a year-over-year increase of 23.7 percent in full containers handled at the Port of Savannah during March. Including empty boxes, volume jumped 27.8 percent.
Port of Savannah
Port of Savannah
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.
09 Jul 2014
The Port of Savannah expects to handle more refrigerated shipments of fruit from South America this year, thanks to its new pilot program with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
02 Jul 2014
A tropical storm moving up the U.S. East Coast threatens to complicate cargo movement by disrupting vessel schedules at ports already facing a July 4 holiday interruption.
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.
03 Jun 2014
Billions of dollars could be handed out to Miami, Port Everglades and Jacksonville in the next five years in an aggressive bid by Florida to capture a greater share of regional container cargo.
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.
21 May 2014
Rising capital needs in an era of carrier alliances and huge ships may force neighboring ports to put aside their differences and cooperate, said CEO James Newsome of the South Carolina Port Authority.