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Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

...agreed to start dredging using $266 million in state money upfront.Curtis Foltz, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said Monday that the inclusion of construction money in the spending bill "is a good sign that significant funding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/congressional-spending-bil
Savannah port expansion bringing jobs, challenges

...evaluated for award next month for the first section of dredging. James McCurry, government affairs director for the Georgia Ports Authority, gave the lawmakers a brief update but, for the first time in years, wasn't asking for funding for it. Over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-09/savannah-port-expansion-br
Savannah River deepening could begin in weeks

...impacted by the river deepening. Southwell said cargo shipped by ocean is rarely a candidate for air freight because of weight and cost, but the airport is seeking to increase its freight business just as the Georgia Ports Authority has.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/savannah-river-deepening-coul
Ebola checks at Savannah port

...CDC, and we're continuing to look at the measures in place so we can mitigate any risk to the public."The Georgia Ports Authority works with the Coast Guard as well as U.S. Customs, Immigration and Border Protection, said GPA Executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/ebola-checks-savannah-port
Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

...federal government that's needed to start deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority's top executive said Monday, meaning construction could begin within a few months on the $706 million project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-29/final-deal-start-dredging-sav
Deal says Georgia, Army Corps should finish agreement to deepen Savannah harbor this month

...volume of more than 3 million cargo containers of imports and exports.Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said he agrees it's still possible that construction on the Savannah harbor expansion could start before New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-09/deal-says-georgia-army-c
Perdue embraces role as political outsider

...Association. His cousin, Georgia's first modern-times Republican governor, appointed him to the board of the Georgia Ports Authority.The important thing, he says, is that he hasn't been in Congress like Kingston and three other primary opponents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-07/perdue-embrace
Kingston, Perdue on the attack

...while taking an appointment from his cousin to the Georgia Ports Authority board. And Perdue warned that Kingston's connection...Where was my opponent? He was a member of the Georgia Ports Authority, doing business, lining his own pockets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-14/kingstron-perd
Across Georgia

3 million container mark sets recordSAVANNAH, GA. - The Georgia Ports Authority has reached a milestone by breaking the 3 million container mark.The authority announced the milestone Monday and also said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-29/across-georgia
Georgia ports chief touts Savannah's potential

...Curtis Foltz, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, dropped the ambitious goal on a crowd of 1...the region's population keeps increasing. The Georgia Ports Authority will invest $1.3 billion in the next decade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-25/georgia-ports-chief-touts-sav