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The Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical equipment and supplies into the hands of frontline health workers.


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The Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical equipment and supplies into the hands of frontline health workers.

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Latest: Georgia Shippers Moving Goods To Front Lines Of COVID-19 Battle - The Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical equipment and supplies into the hands of frontline health workers.

Georgia Shippers Moving Goods To Front Lines Of COVID-19 Battle

The Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical equipment and supplies into the hands of frontline health workers.

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Business Facilities & COVID-19

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COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

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July / August 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 4)

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Georgia Ports Authority: Garden City Terminal Expansion

At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Over the next decade, Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity by 45 percent — from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units to 8 million TEUs per year. Learn more.