January 25, 2016
Currently featuring 22 ship-to-shore cranes, Savannah's Garden City Terminal will add four cranes this year as previously purchased machines are put into service. The cranes purchased at the board's direction today will arrive in the late spring of 2018. The additions are part of the board's Focus 2026 Capital Plan, which calls for 34 ship-to-shore cranes at Garden City Terminal.
January 14, 2016
“One year ago, I stood before the General Assembly and urged members to prioritize Georgia’s transportation needs,” said Deal. “In order to maintain our roads and bridges, improve congestion and accommodate the movement of freight traffic, we could no longer afford to kick the can down the road. Legislators on both sides of the aisle took action, working together to pass legislation addressing these critical needs. Today, we are delivering on our promise.
January 12, 2016
The new year has just begun and Curtis Foltz is sure “2016 will be an incredible year", and he has good reasons for his enthusiasm. “Every one of the past six years has set a record, and that just doesn’t happen in our business. With Savannah becoming the fastest-growing container port in the country and Brunswick becoming the fastest-growing automobile port, we’re walking tall and have become an economic powerhouse for the entire state.”
January 8, 2016
In partnership with the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, the Greater Hall Chamber and the University of North Georgia will present a Northeast Georgia Logistics Forum on Friday, January 15th.
Topics will include:
Center of Innovation for Logistics Resources
Northeast Georgia Logistics Snapshot
Georgia Port Authority and Harbor Deepening Updates
HB 170 Impacts.
January 7, 2016
“Brunswick has become the auto processing port of entry of choice in the Southeast,” GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz said. The port has excellent rail access on the terminal with service, is less than three miles from Interstate 95, has plenty of room to grow and is in the heart of the fast-growing Southeast. “It’s hard to ask for a better location to access the consumer auto market in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina” and beyond, Foltz said.