Thu., July 26, 2012 1:00pm
Georgia Port Authority officials are reporting record tonnage numbers for the fiscal year that ended in June. Total non-containerized cargo jumped about 16% from the previous fiscal year. The dock at Colonel's Island reported a 19% growth in auto and machinery traffic.
Mon., August 15, 2011 4:36pm
Georgia Ports Authority has signed an agreement with a Canadian firm to upgrade the Port of Brunswick. The Logistec Corporation will spend $5 million to deepen container berths and improve the facility that handles wood pellets. Ports spokesman Robert Morris says, the Brunswick port is close to customers making and exporting wood pellets from the heart of Georgia's timber land.
Thu., May 26, 2011 4:23pm
Georgia's ports officials have serious concerns about the possibility of a cruise ship terminal at their Savannah dock. The city recently paid a consultant $50,000 to create a feasibility study on how Savannah could start welcoming cruise ships. The study's top recommendation was a temporary cruise ship terminal at the Georgia Ports Authority.
Wed., May 11, 2011 3:58pm
Federal transportation officials want to improve road and railways leading to the nation’s ports. The upgrades could help with a traffic surge from the Savannah Harbor deepening.
Tue., January 11, 2011 1:00am
A massive federal report on the half-billion-dollar harbor deepening project in Savannah doesn't examine the project's long-term impact on employment. Critics doubt the project will bring more jobs. Proponents say the link between the port and jobs is obvious.
Thu., July 8, 2010 3:00pm
Savannah, Brunswick and Hinesville officials will go back to China on another trade mission in September.
Tue., April 6, 2010 2:30pm
Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss made the earmark request.