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Ga. ports on track to smash cargo records in 2014

...months of the current fiscal year, up 6.8 percent from the same period a year ago. Foltz said he's certain the Port of Savannah will reach a milestone 3 million containers. It was just eight years ago that Savannah surpassed 2 million containers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-13/ga-ports-track-smash-cargo-re
GOP Senate candidates debate port, flood insurance

...critical to the Georgia coast.Each vowed support for the $652 million deepening of the shipping channel to the busy Port of Savannah, and accused the Obama administration of throwing up a roadblock in recent weeks that could delay construction from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-29/gop-senate-can
GOP Senate candidates spar in Macon debate

...particularly critical of the administration not including money in its proposed 2015 federal budget for deepening the Port of Savannah after Vice President Joe Biden said last year that the project would happen "come hell or high water."Biden was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-08/gop-senate-can
Ga. not allowed to dredge harbor with state funds

...Authority.Dredging the river channel that connects the Port of Savannah to the Atlantic Ocean has been Deal's top economic...in September, Biden gave a dockside speech at the Port of Savannah at which he told about 500 port workers and dignitaries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-05/ga-not-allowed-dredge-harbor-
Georgia harbor project in 'regulatory purgatory,' Deal says

...30-mile channel of the Savannah River that connects the Port of Savannah to the Atlantic Ocean.Deal and Georgia's congressional...Vice President Joe Biden visited the docks at the Port of Savannah, the nation's fourth-busiest container port...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/georgia-harbor-project-regula
Massive Savannah, Ga., blaze is contained but still burning

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Firefighters battled a giant blaze fueled by 5,600 tons of rubber Saturday at the Port of Savannah, where a towering column of black smoke could be seen from miles away.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/massive-savannah-ga-blaze-con
Georgia will start $652M Savannah harbor expansion on its own after Obama budget letdown

...expansion of the river channel cargo ships use to reach the Port of Savannah without financial help from Washington, using $231...told 500 dockworkers and dignitaries gathered at the Port of Savannah: "We are going to get this done, as my grandfather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-04/ga-will-start-652m-savan
Law might have cleared Savannah harbor deepening roadblock

Legal language in the new $1.1 trillion federal spending plan signed into law might prove more valuable than money in terms of getting work underway on deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-25/law-might-have-cleared-savann
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to travel with Vice President Joe Biden, seek funds for port expansion

...with Vice President Joe Biden to the Panama Canal on Monday as Georgia officials seek federal money to deepen the Port of Savannah.Reed, a Democrat, is likely to lobby Biden for federal funds to deepen Savannah's port so ships passing through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-16/atlanta-mayor-kasim-reed-trav
Port bill likely to pass Congress

...I look forward to passing it and making sure the Port of Savannah is clearly in the bill."Georgia and other East Coast...available."Vice President Joe Biden visited the Port of Savannah last week and said the harbor will get deepened "come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-09-25/port-bill-likely-pass-congress