News Archive

Why has Shipping got it so Wrong?

Jul 6 - The arrival of spring brought fresh bloom on the trees and flowers on the plants, but there is no spring in the step of the shipping industry as it moves into another slow summer. Read more.

Georgia Ports Authority Breaks Container Volume Record

Jun 6 - Larger vessels and additional container services calling Georgia's ports coupled with a positive economic forecast ushered in an all-time record month for container volume. The Georgia Ports Authority handled 350,104 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in May, 11.68 % more TEUs compared to the same month a year ago, or 35,619 additional TEUs. Read more.

Largest container ship ever to call on the East Coast arrives in Savannah

May 12 - The COSCO Development, the largest container ship ever to call on the U.S. East Coast, is on its way to Savannah, ushering in an era of big ships that is expected to become more the norm than the exception for the country’s fourth-largest container port. Read more.

Portside: GPA Boss Offers a Harbor Deepening Update

Apr 21 - With the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project back in the news recently, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch provided the following update on the project: Read more.

From GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch: Harbor Deepening Update

Apr 10 - I wanted to take a moment to let you know about some recent developments regarding both the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and the Brunswick Harbor maintenance effort. Read more.

Celebrating Our Port Partners _ PPI Transport Symposium 22, September 25-27, 2017

Mar 31 - The Georgia Ports Authority and our port partners take great pride in being selected as the host port for 2017 PPI Transport Symposium 22. Read more.

First of Four New Cranes Start Work at Port of Savannah, Crane Fleet to Climb to 30 by 2018

Mar 22 - The Georgia Ports Authority has commissioned the first of four new Neo-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes at the Garden City Terminal, bringing its fleet to 23 -- more cranes than any other U.S. terminal -- with three machines yet to come online. Read more.

Page: Innovate your way to success in 2017

Jan 20 - For business owners — especially those of us in the logistics industry – the world has been shrinking for some time now. We’re able to interact and integrate with international companies and not just those in our own time zone. This process has been driven by global trade and investment and certainly aided by information technology. Read more.

Generation NEXT: Jackie Johnson

Jan 13 - This year’s Generation NEXT conversation began with a nod to community and ingenuity, harnessing the group of 20’s collective minds for a deeper discussion facing Savannah’s business community Read more.

Page International Promotes Jackie Johnson to Director of Sales

Jan 5 - Page International, Inc., a Savannah-based worldwide logistics service provider, recently promoted Jackie Johnson to director of sales. Read more.

Patrick Page: How Your Logistics Provider Can Maximize Efficiency, Save Money

Dec 9 - Do you remember the tile-matching puzzle video game Tetris made popular in the 1980s? In it, geometric shapes composed of four randomly arranged square blocks fall down the screen. Read more.

Page International Promotes Brianne Chadziutko to Senior Manager of Exports

Dec 6 - Page International, Inc., a Savannah-based worldwide logistics service provider, recently promoted Brianne Chadziutko to senior manager of exports. Read more.

Four New Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah

Dec 5 - Four new Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Garden City Terminal Monday, bringing the Port of Savannah's total to 26, more than any other terminal in the U.S. Read more.

Page: Understanding Logistics Provider Takes Focus

Nov 16 - Business today practically moves at the speed of light. International trade, fierce worldwide competition, excessive governmental laws and regulations, just-in-time inventories, labor strikes, and various other economic and political factors can all impact our complex supply chain. Read more.

NEWS FLASH: Japan’s ‘Big 3’ to Merge in July

Oct 31 - Japan's three largest ocean carriers said Monday in Tokyo they will merge their container operations in mid-2017 to form what would be the sixth largest line, continuing a recent trend of industry consolidation. Read more.

News Flash: Hurricane Matthew Causes Vessel Delays In Savannah

Oct 11 - Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch said the Port of Savannah is quickly recovering from Hurricane Matthew, but cargo vessels are unable to reach the port until navigational aids are repaired. Read more.

GPA Terminal Set To Resume Monday Evening, October 10 - Gate Operations Re-open Tuesday Morning October 11

Oct 11 - We are pleased to report all power has been restored at both Garden City and Ocean Terminals in Savannah. Power at our Brunswick facilities will be restored by the end of Sunday, October 9. Read more.

Hurricane Matthew Announcement From the Georgia Ports Authority

Oct 5 - As release by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), October 5 @ 8:26 a.m. - To: All Georgia Ports Authority Customers — The Georgia Ports Authority is monitoring Hurricane Matthew very closely. Read more.

Updated Importer Security Filing Enforcement

Jun 20 - Information from CBP regarding updates to ISF enforcement rules effective June 30, 2016. Read more.

Georgia, South Carolina Ready to Take Steps Toward Joint Port

May 23 - Georgia and South Carolina are ready to start spending some real money to build the $5 billion Jasper Ocean Terminal planned for a scrubby patch of South Carolina dirt and sand 15 miles below downtown Savannah. Read more.

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