Authorities in Georgia say they discovered an estimated $1 million worth of stolen cargo inside a warehouse a few miles from Savannah's busy seaport.
The Georgia Ports Authority says it handled a record number of automobiles on its docks last year. The state agency reported Tuesday that more than 775,000 autos and heavy machinery units moved through the Port of Brunswick in the 2023 calendar year.
The rural Port of Brunswick is trying to overtake the Port of Baltimore as the top “roll-on/roll-off” port in the U.S.
A Georgia state agency has chosen a general contractor to oversee a $189 million project to raise Savannah's towering suspension bridge so that larger cargo ships can pass underneath and reach one of the nation's busiest seaports.
The Port of Savannah expects to handle 65% more cargo in 2035.
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.
Comment can be submitted online through July 27.
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.