Leading US East and Gulf coast gateways for automobiles and other ro/ro cargoes posted major year-over-year percentage increases in tonnage during the first few months of 2021, wiping out the declines that US ports saw in early 2020.
Port of Brunswick
Port of Brunswick
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05 Mar 2019
Brunswick port forms an integral link in Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia’s supply chain, handling both incoming components and finished vehicles for export.
05 Feb 2019
The Georgia Ports Authority will be playing a critical role in production of a new sports-utility vehicle by Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia.
05 Nov 2018
Brunswick is the second-busiest roll-on, roll-off port in the United States by tonnage, and although tariffs have affected trade, the upward trajectory remains intact regarding 2019.
04 Apr 2018
When it comes to finished-automobile shipments, US South Atlantic ports are in a sweet spot. Regional population growth is boosting demand for imports, and new auto assembly plants are bolstering exports.
19 Oct 2017
Port officials are evaluating the best ways to keep capacity above demand.
10 Oct 2016
Ports from Miami to Hampton Roads resumed cargo operations Monday.
05 Oct 2016
The port of Brunswick is aiming to become the top US port for vehicles.
12 Sep 2016
The former chief operating officer of CMA CGM America will head operations at the 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.
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.
03 Feb 2016
Curtis J. Foltz will step down as executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority on June 30 and will be succeeded by Griffith V. Lynch, the agency’s chief operating officer.
20 Oct 2015
The Georgia Ports Authority plans to invest $152 million in capital improvements at the port of Brunswick, including construction of a new roll-on, roll-off berth, during the next decade.
24 Aug 2015
As U.S. auto sales surge, U.S. Southeast port are shifting into high gear to win that highly profitable roll-on, roll-off cargo.
31 Aug 2014
North American vehicle production is on the rise amid strong demand for vehicles in the NAFTA countries and foreign markets.
26 Aug 2014
Like a sparkling Ferrari on a showroom floor, the U.S. Southeast ports are sitting pretty when it comes to import and export automobile traffic growth.
05 Feb 2014
Although its channel depth is supposed to be 38 feet at the harbor entrance, Brunswick, Ga., currently has only 31 feet at low tide due to shoaling and inadequate funding for dredging, constraining shipping at one of the nation’s largest auto gateways.
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.
11 Dec 2013
The volume of containers handled by the Port of Savannah increased 6.6 percent year-over-year in November.
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.
30 Sep 2013
The Georgia Ports Authority moved 280,873 20-foot-equivalent units in August, up 3.8 percent year-over-year.
16 Sep 2013
In fiscal year 2013, the Georgia Ports Authority handled more than 315,000 containers, a record for the GPA.
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...
23 May 2013
Subaru has chosen WWL Vehicle Services America to manage its vehicle processing in Brunswick, Ga.
02 May 2013
The first Toyota Venzas departed the Port of Brunswick, Ga., May 2, bound for Russia and Ukraine.
26 Feb 2013
Toyota will begin exporting U.S.-assembled Venza vehicles to Russia and Ukraine in 2013.
09 Oct 2012
The Georgia Ports Authority posted 5.6 percent growth in tonnage in July and August, with 13.8 percent growth in 20-foot-
21 May 2012
19 Apr 2012
The Georgia Ports Authority handled a record 2.37 million tons of cargo in March, including 2.03 million tons of containerized cargo.
23 Jan 2012
The volume of containers handled by the Port of Savannah in December dropped 1.9 percent year-over year, but the decrease didn’t prevent the Georgia port from hitting an annual record.
03 Nov 2011
Container throughput in September at the Port of Savannah jumped 13.5 percent sequentially from August and by 11.1 percent year-over-year.
05 Oct 2011
Georgia’s Port of Brunswick hit an annual record in auto and machinery unit traffic, as the number of units handled grew 40 percent year-over-year in the fiscal year 2011 that ended June 30, sai