Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Savannah to Expand Rail Service to Chicago

Aerial view of Port Savannah Port of Savannah by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller/U.S. Army

The Georgia Ports Authority introduced dual rail service from the Port of Savannah to Chicago, with cargo reaching the Midwestern city in less than three days.

Katie Nussbaum | Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
September 13, 2019
Government, Business, TCA

Port of Savannah Sets Record in July for Rail Cargo

Ship at Port of Savannah Port of Savannah by Georgia Ports Authority

July was a record month for intermodal cargo at the Port of Savannah, achieving 10.5% growth during the month, the Georgia Ports Authority announced.

Katie Nussbaum | Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
August 13, 2019
Business, Logistics

Crane Worldwide Logistics Adds Georgia Location

Ship at Port of Savannah Georgia Ports Authority

Crane Worldwide Logistics opened a facility in Savannah, Ga., to expand its footprint on the East Coast.

November 26, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Georgia Ports Authority Targets Container Capacity, Replacing Talmadge Bridge

Talmadge Memorial Bridge Talmadge Memorial Bridge across the Savannah River. (Sally Hale/AP)

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch plans to double the container capacity of the Garden City Terminal and possibly replace the Talmadge Memorial Bridge that spans the Savannah River.

DeAnn Komanecky | Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
September 21, 2018
Business, Logistics

$125 Million Logistics Park Planned Near Savannah Port

Site plan for Savannah Port Logistics Center Site plan for Savannah Port Logistics Center (Colliers International)

A development group announced plans March 1 for a sprawling new industrial park near Savannah, Ga., where cargo traffic through the nation’s fastest growing container port has left warehousing space at a premium.

Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 2, 2018
Business

Georgia Ports Orders Eight Cranes for Savannah Intermodal Railyard Expansion

Port of Savannah Georgia Ports Authority

The Georgia Ports Authority has ordered eight rail-mounted gantry cranes from Konecranes as part of a recently started construction project to expand the Port of Savannah’s on-dock intermodal yard.

January 29, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Port of Savannah Breaks Container Traffic Record

Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal Cargo is loaded and unloaded from the MOL Benefactor at at the Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal. (Stephen Morton/Georgia Ports Authority)

The Port of Savannah has shattered its record for container traffic in a year, processing more than 4 million industry-standard 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) in 2017, the Georgia Ports Authority announced Jan. 22. The previous record was 3.7 million TEUs in 2015.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 22, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Three East Coast Ports Handle Record Cargo Volumes in October

Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal by Georgia Ports via YouTube

Three major East Coast ports shattered records for container volume in October, another sign that 2017 has been a strong year in the ocean freight industry.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Savannah Cargo Volume Rises 3% in October

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Shipments rose 3% last month at Savannah, Georgia, the nation’s fourth-largest container port, as shipment growth continued at the second-busiest port on the Atlantic Coast, the Georgia Ports Authority reported.

November 17, 2015