Georgia Ports Authority


Construction of NE Georgia Inland Port Could Start in Summer 2022

An inland port linking northeast Georgia to the Port of Savannah by rail appears to be on track for construction in the summer of 2022, with the goal of becoming operational by the end of 2024. The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has been working since late 2018 on developing the Northeast Georgia Inland Port, which will move cargo containers of imports and exports by train between the Gainesville area northeast of Atlanta and the docks in Savannah — a trip of approximately 300 mi....


Port of Savannah's $220.5M Upgrade to Double Capacity

For many years now, Georgia's Port of Savannah (referred to as the port or Garden City Terminal — GCT) has been experiencing a massive growth in business that is seeing more ships dock to unload and receive a variety of goods....


New Inland Port Boosts Business in Peach State

A new inland port terminal that moves cargo by train from northern Georgia to the busy coastal seaport in Savannah is generating new economic interest in an area better known for nature tourism than industry....


Savannah Harbor Deepening Nears Halfway Point

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) A dredging ship on the Savannah River emptied another load of sand and mud capable of filling roughly 170 dump trucks as officials overseeing the $973 million deepening of the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah declared the project had nearly reached its halfway point....


Officials Approve $42M to Ease Savannah Port Congestion

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) On the heels of reporting 32 percent growth in containerized trade for October, an all-time record for Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority approved rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly increase capacity at GPA's Garden City Terminal — the single largest container terminal in all of North America....






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