GPA

For GPA, Auto Volumes Up 44% in April

In its busiest month ever for autos and heavy equipment, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) in April handled a record 80,600 units of Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro/Ro) cargo, an increase of more than 44%, or 24,760 units, compared to the same month last year, according to a recent report made to the GPA Board.

The Port of Savannah moved more than 3 million tons of cargo in March, while handling 154 vessels between Garden City and Ocean terminals, according to GPA. (Photograph Courtesy of GPA)

Intermodal Briefs: GPA, ITS Logistics

March was the third consecutive month of growth for the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), with rail volumes up 22%. Also, ITS Logistics releases its April forecast, reporting that the collapse of Baltimore Key Bridge has resulted in a “‘severe’ rating for Atlantic Ocean Region.”

Intermodal Briefs: HCPHC, Port of Toronto, GPA

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission (HCPHC) receives $7.32 million in funding for Phase 1 of the Port Bienville Intermodal Expansion Project. Also, the Port of Toronto has a strong 2023; and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) approves funding for Brunswick Harbor improvements.

The Port of Savannah set a February record of nearly 47,000 containers moved by rail, according to GPA. (GPA Photograph)

Intermodal Briefs: GPA, SC Ports

February was the second consecutive month of growth for the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), with rail accounting for 19% of container trade. Also, South Carolina Ports (SC Ports) advances rail-capacity projects.

The Georgia Ports Authority will construct seven additional refrigerated container racks at Garden City Terminal in Savannah, for a new total of more than 3,500 plugs. (Georgia Ports Authority / Stephen Morton)

Intermodal Briefs: GPA, VIP

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Board approves construction of seven additional refrigerated container racks at the Port of Savannah to expand capacity. Also, Virginia Inland Port (VIP) is the first of the Port of Virginia’s six general cargo terminals to receive 100% of its electricity from renewable sources.