A Maersk Vessel turns in the turning basin at the Georgia Ports Authority Garden City Terminal near Savannah, Ga.
Photo credit: Jeremy Polston/Georgia Ports Authority.
The Journal of Commerce Online
March 20, 2017
The Georgia Ports Authority saw its busiest February ever for total cargo, moving 2.94 million tons across all docks last month.
That represents a 10 percent increase over February 2016, and second only to January’s 3.01 million tons.
Container tonnage was a leading factor in the growth, expanding by 14.4 percent (314,832 tons) to more than 2.5 million tons for the month. Measured in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), containerized trade grew by 7.7 percent to reach 330,539 TEUs…continue reading