Another record-shattering fiscal year for the Georgia Ports Authority recently capped a decade as America’s fastest-growing container port. We shipped more total tonnage, container cargo, vehicles and large machinery, intermodal containers and bulk cargo than ever before. We are more focused than ever to leverage the good fortune of demographics and geography with planning, investment and environmentally sustainable practices.
Moderated by Rick Badie
Georgia’s maritime leader says the Port of Savannah is poised to surpass New York as the busiest seaport on the East Coast. Today, our top port executive outlines what’s being done to ensure the port — which is experiencing record-setting growth in container movement — does just that in the coming years. In the other essays, read about a series of regional “Community Conversations” taking place to address the area’s growing older adult population; and society’s challenges of dealing with trash.
Savannah port can pass N.Y.
By Curtis Foltz