Michael E. Kanell

Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port Completes Project to Deepen Savannah River

Port of Savannah Port of Savannah by Georgia Ports Authority

SAVANNAH, Ga. — After decades of political wrangling and environmental roadblocks and nearly seven years of dredging muck from the river bottom, one of Georgia’s most anticipated economic development projects — the nearly $1 billion deepening of the Savannah River channel — finally is complete.

Michael E. Kanell | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 15, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Georgia Ports Authority OKs $205 Million for Savannah Expansion

A containership operated by Cosco moves toward the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal in May 2017. A containership operated by Cosco moves toward the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal in May 2017. (J. Scott Trubey/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The board of the Georgia Ports Authority voted March 29 to spend $205 million to expand the Savannah facility, adding to $100 million authorized several months ago.

Michael E. Kanell | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 30, 2021