Wed., March 20, 2013 2:19pm
Executives at the fifth annual Georgia Logistics Summit held Wednesday on logistics say Georgia’s transportation system is poised to expand. But they are worried about a lack of federal funding.
Fri., December 28, 2012 1:03pm
The International Longshoremen’s Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance have agreed to extend their current contract for 30 days, averting a looming dockworker strike Saturday at midnight.
Fri., December 21, 2012 5:01pm
The executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority says it is looking more likely that there will be a longshoremen’s strike against 15 ports along the east coast. That could have a ripple effect on businesses across the state.
Fri., October 19, 2012 2:00pm
Two new refrigerated warehouses are promising to lower shipping costs for Georgia poultry exporters. The Port of Savannah in a few months will welcome two new cold storage facilities locating nearby. The freezers are important for Georgia's $13 billion poultry industry.
Tue., October 9, 2012 9:00am
The Georgia Ports Authority says the state’s shipping terminals in Savannah and Brunswick are off to a promising start in the new fiscal year that started July 1. Overall tonnage of cargo moving through Savannah and Brunswick was up 5.6 percent to more than 4.5 million tons of imports and exports during the same two months.
Thu., September 6, 2012 4:14pm
Federal negotiators have announced a new set of talks between shipping companies and dock workers along east coast ports, after they broke down last month. The conflict included disagreements with overtime rules and royalty payments.
Thu., September 6, 2012 9:29am
It's time for the executive in charge of Georgia's seaports to give his annual update on the shipping business in Savannah. Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, was scheduled to deliver his State of the Port speech Thursday.
Wed., August 29, 2012 4:17pm
The executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority says the state is likely to see a drop in exports as Asia’s economy begins to slow down. This comes on the heels of what had been a record rise in some exports.
Mon., June 4, 2012 4:00pm
Tuesday is the deadline for public comments in a plan to deepen Savannah's harbor from 42 to 47 feet. Supporters and opponents of the project have been picking over the massive proposal and have different conclusions for federal officials who'll make a final yes-or-no decision later this year. The US Army Corps of Engineers spent 14 years studying plans to deepen the Savannah harbor.
Thu., May 17, 2012 3:04pm
About 350,000 Georgia workers owe their jobs in some way to the Georgia ports. A report released by the University of Georgia says, 1-in-12 Georgia jobs is port-dependent. Critics say, the figures are inflated, counting every Wal-Mart greeter and store clerk as port-dependent since they work at a company that uses the ports.