Credit: GA Ports

Port of Brunswick achieves busiest calendar start ever for autos

SAVANNAH, Georgia, Feb. 20, 2024 – Cargo moved by rail at the Port of Savannah reached 47,132 containers in January, an increase of 10,000 boxes, or 27 percent.

“Customers 250 miles inland and greater are tapping Savannah as their port of choice for ag exports, manufacturing components and retail goods,” said Georgia Ports Authority President and CEO Griff Lynch. “The investments we’ve made in rail capacity have not only increased the number of containers the Port of Savannah can handle each year, but extended our reach to new markets that can be served effectively by Garden City Terminal.”

GPA put the finishing touches on its $220 million Mason Mega Rail project last year, providing 24 miles of on-terminal track. read more…