Savannah Volumes Boom

 27 Jan 2016 02.00pm

The Port of Savannah moved a total of 3.73 million TEU in 2015, an increase of up to 400,000 TEU, according to Government Security News.  

The port also expects to add eight new ship-to-shore cranes by 2018, with the board approving a purchase of four new ship-to-shore cranes, meaning they will eventual have 30.

Read: Savannah Positioned for Massive Growth

Curtis Foltz, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), the operator of Savannah, said: “The expansion was fuelled in part by heightened demand in the US Southeast, Savannah’s logistical advantages drawing new customers to Georgia, and cargo diverted from the West Coast.”

Read: GPA Plan Big Port Spend

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