GPA sets all-time trade record in May

The Port of Savannah handled more than 519,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in May, a record. Georgia Ports Authority is expanding Berth 1 (50 percent complete) and yard capacity in Savannah to accommodate the growing container trade. SAVANNAH, Ga., June 15,... Read More

GPA Dock upgrade boosts berth capacity

Georgia Ports Authority is building a new big ship berth at Garden City Terminal, which will provide 1.5 million TEUs of annual berth capacity. Once complete, the new Berth 1 will allow GPA to serve four 16,000-TEU vessels and three other ships simultaneously. The... Read More

Port of Savannah moves nearly 500K TEUs in record April

Source:  GA Ports SAVANNAH, Ga., May 17, 2022 – The Port of Savannah handled 495,782 twenty-foot equivalent container units last month, a record for the month of April and the Georgia Ports Authority’s third busiest month ever. GPA’s Garden City Terminal now handles... Read More

GPA extends growth trend with busiest February ever

The Georgia Ports Authority will develop 85 additional acres and expand its vehicle processing facilities at the Port of Brunswick. Already the nation’s largest terminal for the import-export of autos and machinery, Colonel’s Island has another 355 acres available for... Read More

Port of Savannah marks milestone: Harbor deepening complete

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp speaks at a ceremony marking completion of the Savannah Harbor deepening in Savannah, Ga., March 25, 2022. Deepening the Savannah Harbor to 47 feet at mean low water (the average depth at low tide), provides ample draft for vessels carrying... Read More

GPA responds to completion of harbor deepening

Source: Georgia Ports Authority SAVANNAH, Ga., March. 9, 2022 – In response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announcement that deepening is complete for the Savannah Harbor, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch has issued the following statement:... Read More

GPA increasing Brunswick’s annual capacity to 1.4M vehicles

Source: Georgia Ports Authority SAVANNAH, Ga., March 9, 2022 – At the Brunswick State of the Port event last Wednesday, the Georgia Ports Authority unveiled plans to grow capacity at Brunswick’s flagship autoport and its breakbulk terminal for forest products. “We’re... Read More

Port of Savannah to grow capacity by 60 percent

SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 24, 2022 – At today’s Savannah State of the Port, Griff Lynch, Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) executive director, unveiled plans to expand the port’s container capacity by 60 percent. The enhancements will bring the Port of Savannah’s annual... Read More