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Georgia Logistics Center's New Director Anticipates Fast-Paced Growth

February 6, 2015
Ten years ago Georgia didn't have a comprehensive plan to handle the explosive growth in its transportation systems and its logistics networks, Jannine Miller the newly appointed director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, told Global Atlanta in a phone interview from Savannah on Feb. 5. “We've come such a long way in so many ways over the past decade” she added pointing to the emergence of the Port of Savannah as reputedly the fourth largest and fastest growing port in the U.S.

President's budget includes $21 million for Savannah harbor deepening

February 3, 2015
“Today’s conference was about targeting almost $42 million for the project, which we are elated to hear,” said Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority. “We’ll never be satisfied until the project is completed, but to have $42 million this morning in addition to the $260 million the state of Georgia has set aside — that’s almost $300 million in the first year the project is going to start its construction — is pretty remarkable.”

It's official: Savannah harbor deepening underway

January 30, 2015
With a symbolic, echoing boom from the 1824 cannon atop Old Fort Jackson on Thursday morning, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially kicked off the long-awaited construction phase of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The entire expansion project is scheduled to be completed within the next five years.
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