Georgia’s Ports Increase Overall Tonnage

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced that the GPA handled more than 2.2m tons of cargo for all terminals in August, a 4.4-percent increase, or an additional 94,765 tons of cargo compared with the same period last year. During the meeting of the Authority, the Board approved $21.9m to purchase 11 new rubber-tired gantry container cranes and $2.5m for new refrigerated container storage in Savannah. For , the Authority approved $2.2m to build 6,000 linear ft. of additional storage track to support the increased volumes of both automobiles and grain arriving in unit train shipments.


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