Port of Savannah

  • ga-portsOperated by the Georgia Ports Authority, the fastest growing port in the U.S. and 2nd largest port on the East/Gulf Coast.
  • 4th largest port in the United States is located 168 miles (270.37 km) south of Milledgeville
  • Garden City Terminal is Savannah’s container terminal. At 1,200 acres, it’s North America’s largest single-terminal container facility.
  • The 200.4-acre Ocean Terminal is a combination breakbulk & RoRo facility handling various equipment, project shipments and heavy-lift cargoes.
  • It is a distribution hub for a 26-state region, around 75% of the US population.
  • In FY2011 the port moved 8.7% of US containerized cargo volume and 12.5% of all US containerized exports.
  • In FY2011 the port handled 6.84 million tons of containerized export cargo.
  • More than 2,809 new port related jobs announced in FY2011
  • Port is currently 42′ and is to be increased to 48′ in 2016