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Deal: Project agreement signed for harbor deepening

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.

State of the Port: Georgia Ports Authority positioned for growth

September 26, 2014
After a year of record-breaking numbers and hard-fought battles for harbor deepening funding, Savannah’s port is positioned for significant growth and could eventually eclipse the ports of New York and New Jersey to lead the east coast, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority said Thursday. “We’ve eclipsed three million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent container units). It’s time to look toward four,” said Curtis Foltz, delivering the 2014 Savannah State of the Port address.

GPA helps win 1,900 new jobs for Georgia

September 25, 2014
In his annual State of the Port address Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported 1,900 new jobs and 2.7 million square feet of industrial expansion tied to a year of phenomenal growth for Georgia's deepwater ports. "Record growth at our ports, coupled with strong statewide pro-business leadership clearly played a pivotal role in landing these new companies and related jobs, including developments by Bed, Bath & Beyond, Pactra and Trident Seafood," Foltz said.
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