October 14, 2014
At the Brunswick State of the Port address Tuesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported double-digit growth in total tonnage and a record number of auto and machinery units moved over Brunswick docks in fiscal year 2014.
"Our deepwater terminals in Brunswick achieved broad growth in all business sectors, including forest and farm products as well as breakbulk cargo, auto and machinery units," Foltz said.
October 10, 2014
As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins to move forward with the construction phase of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, the Port of Savannah has effectively illustrated the need to move forward by posting some of its best numbers ever.
Figures released Thursday by Georgia Ports Authority show nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic for the first quarter of the fiscal year, which began July 1.
October 9, 2014
On the heels of a state-federal agreement allowing the Savannah Harbor deepening to begin, the GPA has posted nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic for the first quarter of the fiscal year.
"September's outstanding cargo volume continued a trend of double-digit growth," said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. "Important investments in infrastructure, including the harbor deepening, new equipment and roadways are helping to position Savannah for additional growth."
October 8, 2014
Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) have signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA), allowing construction on the long-awaited Savannah Harbor Expansion Project to begin.
October 3, 2014
We got great news out of last week's State of the Ports luncheon. Curtis Foltz reported 13 percent growth in container traffic at the Georgia Ports Authority which translates to 1900 new jobs for Georgians and Carolinians in our area.
And Foltz says they're just getting started: only two ports on the east coast, New York and New Jersey, are bigger but Foltz has set his sights on overtaking them to become the largest port on the east coast.