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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.

“With proven fluidity, the Port of Mobile continues to attract new routes, creating more direct services from the Far East to Mobile and enhancing our gateway’s connection to growing global markets,” said Alabama Port Authority Chief Commercial Officer Beth Branch. (Photograph Courtesy of Alabama Port Authority, via LinkedIn)

Intermodal Briefs: Alabama Port Authority, PA/NYNJ, Port of Virginia

Alabama Port Authority’s Port of Mobile breaks the 560,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) annual throughput threshold for the first time. Also, Port of New York and New Jersey (PA/NYNJ) moves more than 9 million TEUs in 2022, up 27% from pre-pandemic 2019; and construction of five new STS (ship-to-shore) cranes for the Port of Virginia is under way with delivery set for December 2024.

Microsoft has recognized Amsted Rail for its successful use HoloLens 2 mixed-reality technology to support a customer during the pandemic.
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Supply Side: Amsted Rail, PowerRail, ZEBOX

Amsted Rail has earned Microsoft’s Use-Case of the Year recognition for manufacturing. Also, PowerRail is moving its aftermarket locomotive parts business to Exeter, Pa.; and seven U.S. transportation and logistics companies, including BNSF and the Port of Virginia, have partnered with ZEBOX to help support startups.