Credit: GA Ports
Renewed strength in container volumes expected in 2024
SAVANNAH, Ga., January 30, 2024 – The Port of Brunswick handled a record 775,565 units of autos and machinery in calendar year 2023, an increase of 15.6 percent over the previous year.
“Thanks to our auto and heavy machinery customers, processors and ILA Partners – GPA is firing on all cylinders,” said Kent Fountain, Chairman of the GPA Board.
GPA’s investments of $262 million and acreage to expand will make Colonel’s Island the premier Ro/Ro facility in the U.S., enabling auto manufacturers and opportunity to meet their growing import and export needs and flexibility in their storage and movement of vehicles during seasonal cycles. This expansion includes near-dock warehousing serving auto & machinery processing at Colonel’s Island Terminal with three new warehouses built and more new processing centers finishing later this year, 122 acres of new Roll-on/Roll-off cargo storage space, a fourth Ro/Ro berth in the engineering phase and a new rail yard planned. read more…