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  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Georgia will begin procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Anaklia Development Consortium and the government. According to a statement released by Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, the Georgian government decided to launches procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Consortium and the Georgian government on October […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Kayden’s Environmental Services Division successfully completed a coal ash dredging and desludging project in Georgia recently. For this job, Kayden utilized their IMS 7012 dredge, Mammoth-2276 centrifuges, as well as a DEL Total Clean-3000 Plus System to successfully complete their portion of this large capital scheme. The company designs, manufactures and operates centrifuges and […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An £8.15 million contract to build a new wharf at the remote Sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia was awarded to BAM Nuttall earlier this week. The contract is part of a major investment program to modernize the UK’s Antarctic infrastructure. Commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Government of South Georgia & […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been awarded funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Regional Coastal Resilience Grant program to develop a Joint Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan (DRRP) for the City of Brunswick and Glynn County. Through this award, local partners in Glynn County will be working on a […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Earl L. Carter, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, urged the administration to include critical funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) in the President’s fiscal year 2017 budget. In a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan, the […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has ordered four more Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes from Konecranes for the Port of Savannah, Georgia. The crane purchases, along with the ongoing Savannah Harbor deepening, anticipate the opening of an expanded Panama Canal, set for this year. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) will deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority achieved record container volumes in 2015, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported to the GPA board today. Over the last calendar year, the Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 391,356 TEUs, or 11.7 percent compared to CY2014. “The expansion was fueled in […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, yesterday urged the administration to make the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) a top priority for its fiscal year 2017 budget recommendations. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Georgia congressional delegation called for […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Curtis Foltz addressed more than 1,300 attendees during the 2014 State of the Port address, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Savannah, Ga. and reported 1,900 new jobs and 2.7 million square feet of industrial expansion tied to a year of strong growth at the GPA. “Record growth at our ports, […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The cleaning works in Devdorak valley have officially commenced following recent landslide that hit the Dariali Gorge on the border between Russia and Georgia. According to the Georgia’s PM Irakli Gharibashvili, “special vehicles were sent to the disaster area to carry out the elimination of the disaster consequences. They have already constructed a protective dike that […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the $706 million Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) begins, the University of Georgia and Georgia Sea Grant are poised to help coastal residents adapt to changes that are expected to bring additional jobs and prosperity to their communities. “Most of the regional attention to the Savannah Harbor deepening has focused on the ecological effects […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgian government has announced a call for expressions of interest in the construction, design and operation of a deep-sea port in Anaklia. Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, together with other government members attended the Anaklia Sea Port project presentation. “I do believe that the new Deep Water Sea Port of Anaklia will be […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Poti has completed a comprehensive engineering study to prepare the port master plan for the future needs of Georgia and the hinterland countries, Armenia and Azerbaijan. The study was triggered by the rapid increase of container throughput which will exceed port capacity by 2017. In 2013, total container throughput in Georgia was 405,000 […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Responding to news that U.S. President Obama failed to provide construction money for the Savannah Harbor deepening project in his budget recommendation, Gov. Nathan Deal said he is prepared for the state to move forward on its own. Deal said Georgia would use the money, put aside over a number of years, to begin work […]

  • 2 April 2013

    A heavy storm hit Black Sea coast on March 23, 2013. By the end of the day the power of the storm on the Georgian coast line reached the level of 6 points. This level of power kept during twenty-four hours. As a result of such a long-lasting strong wind-waves the water area of the […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority ended calendar year 2012 with a strong December, marking an 11.7 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals, and a 21.8 percent increase in auto and machinery units compared to December 2011. “Our total volume of 2.27 million tons puts December among the top 10 months on record and the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority on Friday unveiled its first four electrified rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG), making the GPA the first in North America to introduce this cleaner and more efficient method of operation. The new technology reduces fuel consumption by an estimated 95 percent. “This transition to electrified RTGs is an important milestone for the […]

  • 30 October 2012

    The Georgia Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th Annual State of the Ports luncheon tomorrow. Doors open at 11:30 am at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. With Georgia’s ports being tremendous economic powerhouses, the luncheon will feature a conversation with Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Director Curtis Foltz, and Steve Larson, Vice President, […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The Department of Defense has announced that a St. Stephen company won a $7.6 million contract to maintain dredge spoil sites in Georgia. According to charlestonbusiness.com, Ashridge Inc. will maintain containment areas in Savannah and Brunswick Harbor and will be finished by July 2015. Ashridge outbid three other companies to win the contract from the […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the release of the study “The Economic Impact of Georgia’s Deepwater Ports” by the Selig Center for Economic Growth at UGA’s Terry College of Business. According to the fiscal year 2011 study, Georgia’s deepwater ports support 352,146 full- and part-time jobs across the state, up from 295,422 found in a […]

  • 15 May 2012

    APM Terminals has announced that it will invest more than US$100 million to increase the capacity of the Poti Port over the next three years, Port Technology reports. The plans include the build of both new container and bulk cargo facilities and the deepening of the port’s harbor. This expansion will increase Poti’s capacity by […]

  • 27 April 2012

    As RBC reports, the Republic of Georgia has unveiled its plans for a new Batumi port. Royal Caribbean is expected to complete the port design in September 2012 and the construction will begin a month later. This project includes dredging of the harbor and overhaul of the existing Port of Batumi. The both ports will […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase. In Savannah, the Authority handled a record 2.95 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers, an […]

  • 10 November 2011

    The board that oversees South Carolina’s environmental agency will decide whether to issue a permit for a dredging project for neighboring… (ledger-enquirer) [mappress] Source: ledger-enquirer, November 10, 2011;

  • 7 November 2011

    Thursday, in a South Carolina hearing room, Georgia’s 12-year journey to deepen the Port of Savannah could pass a critical environmental tes… More info: ajc By Dan Chapman and Daniel Malloy [mappress] Source: ajc, November 7, 2011

  • 27 October 2011

    South Carolina environmental regulators will allow Georgia to plead its case for deepening the shared river channel to Savannah’s booming se… By RUSS BYNUM AP (southcarolina) [mappress] Source: southcarolina, October 27, 2011

  • 29 July 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which owns and operates the Port of Savannah, renewed their ties with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, renewable for five years, was first signed in July 2003 and aims to unify efforts to encourage mutual economic benefits. “Considering the […]

  • 26 July 2011

    Georgia and South Carolina port officials agreed Monday to move forward with studying a proposal to build a shared shipping terminal on the… (ajc) [mappress] Source: ajc, July 26, 2011;

  • 27 May 2011

    As a result of dredging activities the berth №2 of Kulevi Oil Terminal of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has started to accept… (trend) [mappress] Source: trend, May 27, 2011;