The Obama administration has said Georgia can’t use its own money to begin deepening Savannah’s harbor until a new Water Resources Development Act is passed. Port and state officials say they still hope to start dredging this year.
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.
04 Feb 2014
SEA ISLAND, Ga. — The port of Savannah is drawing closer to a moment deemed critical to the future of the United States’ fastest-growing port over the past decade and a half: commencement of construction of its 47-foot deepening project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 Sep 2013
In fiscal year 2013, the Georgia Ports Authority handled more than 315,000 containers, a record for the GPA.