Georgia Ports Authority

19 Oct 2017
Port officials are evaluating the best ways to keep capacity above demand.
08 Sep 2017
Hurricane Irma’s arrival this weekend threatens to roil US supply chains and seriously impact trucking rates.
01 Aug 2017
Sponsored: Unprecedented actions necessary to efficiently move freight in new era, said ports of Virginia and Georgia leaders in a video interview.
07 Apr 2017
“Yes, there is more money needed for it, but if we’re truly looking for projects that will have a meaningful payback to the nation, this is the project.”
07 Apr 2017
The Federal Maritime Commission’s unanimous decision not to block the East Coast Gateway Port Terminal Agreement, the first of its kind in the United States, sets a precedent for port partnerships of this kind.
06 Mar 2017
A federal judge on Friday gave the go-ahead to Maher Terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey and the Georgia Ports Authority to dispose of Hanjin Shipping containers.
07 Feb 2017
The Savannah industrial real estate market is in desperate need, the port authority says, after the area's vacancy rate was roughly halved last year, according to data from commercial real estate firm Colliers International.
16 Dec 2016
When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
Ports and terminal operators increasingly see operational agreements akin to those already used by container lines as critical to enabling future infrastructure investment.
14 Dec 2016
The South Carolina Ports Authority is in “hypothetical and anticipatory” discussions with US federal regulators over a potential alliance with an undisclosed port authority.
24 Oct 2016
After years being bandied about, a planned $3 billion container terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border took a major step forward last week when the US Army Corps of Engineers formally began its review of the project.
12 Oct 2016
The Savannah River channel reopened for commercial traffic Wednesday.
05 Oct 2016
The port of Brunswick is aiming to become the top US port for vehicles.
The port of Savannah, pictured, seems to have held on to a good deal of the cargo that was diverted there at the height of 2014 and 2015's West Coast labor crisis.
19 Sep 2016
The volume of laden import containers through the port of Savannah surged to a record for August.
15 Sep 2016
The intensity of industrial real estate activity around the Georgia port underscores the strong demand nationally for logistics properties as well as shipper implementation of long-term plans to use Southeast versus West Coast ports to access inland markets.
15 Sep 2016
Billed as the “Mid-American Arc,” the GPA’s rail-focused initiative will allow the port to better serve markets from Atlanta to Memphis, St. Louis, Chicago, and the Ohio Valley.
12 Sep 2016
The former chief operating officer of CMA CGM America will head operations at the Georgia Ports Authority.
Cars are seen at Georgia's port of Brunswick, which is ready to expand to meet anticipated growth in roll-on, roll-off volume in the coming years. Credit: Georgia Ports Authority.
04 Sep 2016
South Atlantic ports are working to keep ahead of demand as the vehicle trade and the regional population grow.
A map of the projected path of Tropical Storm Hermine. The encircled "S" and "H" symbols indicate the storm's expected strength at that time, with "S" being tropical storm and "H" being hurricane.
02 Sep 2016
Tropical Storm Hermine on Friday affected port operations from Jacksonville, Florida, to Charleston, South Carolina.
01 Sep 2016
Tropical Storm Hermine expected to cross Florida, head up US East Coast.
The Cordele inland port, pictured, is just the first in a Georgia push to develop a network of inland port and hinterland rail networks to facilitate goods movement through the state.
22 Aug 2016
The new agreement highlights how Savannah, along with a handful of other U.S. ports, are tapping intermodal rail networks connected to inland hubs
16 Aug 2016
The Georgia Ports Authority has extended its five-year agreement with Consolidated Chassis Management’s South Atlantic Chassis Pool.
17 Jun 2016
Total container volumes at U.S Southeast ports took it on the chin last month.
Stakeholders are urging the FMC to make a decision about a SOLAS discussion group.
03 Jun 2016
Pressure is building on U.S. maritime regulators to quickly decide whether ports and container lines can hash out details on a strategy that could dramatically simplify exporters’ meeting the SOLAS container weight rule.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
05 May 2016
The Georgia Ports Authority said Thursday it will be taking a new approach to the SOLAS container weight rule.
26 Apr 2016
A sharp turnaround in industrial real estate activity around the Savannah port underscores the white-hot demand nationally for logistics properties as well as shippers putting in place long-term plans to use Southeast versus West Coast ports to access the regional market.
14 Apr 2016
The U.S. government should concentrate harbor deepening funds on the most important gateways instead of scattering limited resources across multiple projects, said Curtis Foltz, CEO of the Georgia Ports Authority.
21 Mar 2016
Container volume at the port of Savannah rose an unexpectedly strong 8.1 percent in February, but Georgia Ports Authority CEO Curtis Foltz said year-over-year comparisons will become tougher during the next three months.