Growing Big – Mason Mega Rail

Credit: GA Ports When goods need to reach inland markets fast, it takes innovative solutions to get them there. The Mason Mega Rail Terminal, a five-year infrastructure investment, is ready to roll. Sitting on 85-acres at the Port of Savannah, Mason Mega Rail is the... Read More

Savannah exports up 21 percent in January

TOTAL CARGO DIPS 11.5 PERCENT ON SLOW-DOWN IN IMPORTS, EMPTY CONTAINERS Source: GA Ports SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 15, 2023 – The Port of Savannah’s loaded container exports grew 21 percent in January. The nation’s busiest port for U.S. goods handled 110,305 twenty-foot... Read More

GPA handles nearly 6 million TEUs in 2022

BIG SHIP BERTH, TERMINAL IMPROVEMENTS IN THE WORKS  Credit: GA Ports SAVANNAH, Ga., Jan. 17, 2023 – The Georgia Ports Authority handled a record 5.9 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Calendar Year 2022, an increase of 5 percent over 2021. “It was a... Read More

GPA to renovate Ocean Terminal docks

IMPROVEMENTS TO EXPEDITE VESSEL SERVICE Source: GA Ports SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 6, 2022 – The Georgia Ports Authority Board has approved a plan to renovate and realign the docks at the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal to better accommodate its expanding container... Read More

Port of Savannah outperforming national container market

The Georgia Ports Authority has moved more than half a million twenty-foot equivalent container units in three of the last four months. Since July, 160 importers were either new customers at the Port of Savannah or existing customers who grew their Savannah trade by... Read More

Port of Savannah handles 1.5M TEUs in first quarter

The Port of Savannah grew container volumes by nearly 10 percent in the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2023. A shift in consumer spending and inflation pressures are expected to moderate demand for port services in the coming months. (Georgia Ports Authority) Source: GA... Read More

Port of Savannah handles 575,000 TEUs in August

Credit: GA Ports Export containers are loaded onto a Yang Ming vessel at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal. The Georgia Ports Authority is moving cargo at a rate of more than 6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units per year. (Georgia Ports Authority... Read More

Completion of Jimmy Deloach extension

Credit: Bryan County News Published: Aug 25, 2022, 2:14 PM State officials held a ribbon cutting Thursday in Bloomingdale to mark the completion of the $51 million Jimmy Deloach extension project, which links Savannah’s port to I-16 and could ease truck traffic in... Read More

GPA off to accelerated start in new fiscal year

Crews work to prepare Berth 1 at Garden City Terminal to serve vessels with a capacity of 16,000+ twenty-foot equivalent container units. The Georgia Ports Authority is building new berth and container yard capacity to accommodate growing demand. credit: GPA... Read More