November 20, 2015
After a successful first shipping season, we can add Peruvian avocados to the expanding portfolio of perishable goods coming through the Port of Savannah.
“Adding Savannah as an import location to serve the Southeast means fewer road miles, lower transit costs and fresher produce,” said Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority.
November 17, 2015
Over 700 Georgia engineering, transportation and public policy leaders gathered in Atlanta recently to lay out a blueprint for the state’s future strategic projects and their economic effect. The 21st annual Transportation Summit sponsors took a 360-degree approach.
The summit agenda covered the waterfront, as well as all other types of intermodal transportation.
November 16, 2015
"Month over month container volume growth continues to outperform expectations," said Foltz in his report during GPA's board meeting Monday. "Inflated volumes in 2014 due to West Coast cargo diversions are beginning to return to normal levels. We are optimistic consumer spending in the U.S. during the upcoming holiday season will lead to volume growth going into 2016."
November 2, 2015
“Once again, Georgia has been named the top state in which to do business, reflecting our success in strengthening Georgia’s economic environment and creating a top-notch workforce,” said Gov. Nathan Deal. “This ranking is not only a testament to our strong business climate, but it also speaks to the commitment and support from our industry partners, communities and the people of Georgia.”
October 23, 2015
In September, the Port of Savannah handled 317,411 twenty-foot equivalent container units, a 7.3 percent increase over the same month last year.
"New customers exposed to services through the Port of Savannah have found that they can reach the fast-growing Southeastern U.S. market more efficiently through Georgia's deepwater ports," said GPA Board Chairman James Walters. "Being the only American port to achieve this ranking is testimony to a long-term commitment to customer service."