The Georgia Ports Authority closed out Fiscal Year 2022 with its busiest June ever, handling 494,107 twenty-foot equivalent container units. GPA is handling the highest volume of ad hoc and new service vessels the Port of Savannah has experienced to date.
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At the Georgia Ports Authority Board meeting Monday, Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed actions that will expedite the completion of 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in annual capacity.
The Port of Savannah handled an all-time record of nearly 500,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in March, an increase of more than 48%, or 162,275 TEUs, compared to the same month in 2020.
On Monday, the Georgia Ports Authority Board approved capital improvement projects that will increase the Port of Savannah’s container capacity by 20 percent.
The Georgia ports of Savannah and Brunswick have continued to operate since the coronavirus landed on U.S. shores, and they turned in record performances during the month of February. The Port of
The Port of Savannah has reported it moved more container cargo in October than any other month in the port’s history, with 413,800 20-foot equivalent container units crossing its docks.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and more than 350 state and local officials celebrated the opening Aug. 22 of the new Appalachian Regional Port (ARP) in Northwest Georgia.