Janet Yellen cheered the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law's investment in harbor deepening.
The Georgia Ports Authority said Tuesday that the Port of Savannah handled 5.4 million container units of imports and exports in the 2023 fiscal year that ended June 30.
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Lineage Logistics said it chose Port Wentworth due to its close proximity to the Port of Savannah.
Georgia Ports Authority police officers could make arrests up to 1 mile outside of the ports of Savannah and Brunswick.
The greater Savannah area is projected to grow 34% by 2045, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Tens of thousands of new jobs could come from Ocean Terminal's overhaul, which will see it deal entirely in container shipping.
The Georgia Ports Authority and a federal agency are working on a big expansion of the state-operated seaport in Brunswick.
The four cranes are the biggest in use at an East Coast port, according to the Georgia Ports Authority.
Fitch Ratings expects ports will still grow in 2023, but at a slower rate than seen over the past two years.
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The Port of Savannah plans a $410 million overhaul of one of its sprawling terminals to make room for loading and unloading larger ships. The Georgia Ports Authority board approved the project Monday under a plan to expand Savannah's capacity for cargo containers by more than 50% by 2025.
More than 40 ships were waiting offshore to come into the Port of Savannah on Tuesday.
The Georgia Ports Authority said Tuesday that its docks in Savannah handled nearly 5.8 million container units of imports and exports in the fiscal year that ended June 30. That's an increase of 8% from a year ago, when Savannah exceeded 5 million container units for the first time.
The Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 519,390 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) last month, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported Wednesday. That broke the previous record of 504,350 TEUs set last October and exceeded May of last year by 8.3%.