Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Georgia Ports Handled Record Number of Automobiles in 2023

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Georgia Ports Authority said that it moved a record number of automobiles across its docks in Brunswick in 2023, while goods sent to Savannah in containers declined 16%.

Russ Bynum | Associated Press
January 30, 2024
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics, Global Freight

Savannah Port Terminal to Get $410 Million Upgrade Amid Big Growth

The Port of Savannah plans a $410 million overhaul of one of its sprawling terminals to make room for loading and unloading larger ships while focusing its business almost exclusively on cargo shipped in containers.

Russ Bynum | Associated Press
December 5, 2022
Government, Business, Technology

Hyundai Breaks Ground on $5.5 Billion Electric Car Plant in Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group broke ground in Georgia on Oct. 25 for its first U.S. plant dedicated to making electric vehicles.

Russ Bynum | Associated Press
October 25, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

Hyundai Gets $1.8 Billion in Aid to Build EVs in Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The state of Georgia and local governments are giving $1.8 billion in tax breaks and other incentives to Hyundai Motor Group in exchange for the automaker building its first U.S. plant dedicated to electric vehicles near Savannah, according to the signed agreement disclosed July 22.

Russ Bynum | Associated Press
July 22, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Hyundai Announces $5.5 Billion EV Plant in Georgia

ELLABELL, Ga. — Hyundai Motor Group confirmed May 20 the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that will employ thousands — a deal Georgia’s governor called the largest economic development project in the state’s history.

Russ Bynum | Associated Press
May 20, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

NTSB: Officer’s Error Likely Caused 2019 Shipwreck Off Georgia

A top officer’s errors in calculating the stability of a cargo ship loaded with nearly 4,200 automobiles likely caused the giant vessel to overturn along the Georgia coast, U.S. investigators said in a report Sept. 14.

Russ Bynum | Associated Press
September 15, 2021