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...tons of cargo and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in fiscal year 2014.It was the first time for the Port of Savannah to move more than 3 million containers in a fiscal year. The number was up by 6.3 percent compared to the previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-29/across-georgia
Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...Kingston's help funding its $110 million construction.Kingston got Congress to authorize a major deepening of the Port of Savannah's shipping channel in 1999. Earlier this year, he helped the harbor project clear its final bureaucratic hurdles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Good things come in threes

...country.The Energy and Water bill also contains a provision that seeks to end further delays to the deepening of the Port of Savannah's busy shipping channel, a long-awaited, $706 million project for which Georgia already has ponied up its 40...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-22/good-things-come-thre
House-passed budget bills seeks to end delays starting $706M deepening of Savannah harbor

...bill in the U.S. House passed with a provision seeking to end further delays to the $706 million deepening of the Port of Savannah's busy shipping channel.The bill, which passed 253-170 by House lawmakers Thursday night, contains just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/house-passed-budget-bills-see
Vote for David Perdue

...John Barrow and his votes to spend inordinate sums of money while producing no results, especially regarding the Port of Savannah. They're correct. Kingston has been in Washington longer than Barrow, and has "represented" the Savannah area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-05/vote-david-perdue
Georgia praised for export effort

ATLANTA -- The soon-to-be-expanded Port of Savannah gets a boost as the nation's fastest-growing port from three entities helping additional businesses to sell overseas that have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-27/georgia-praised-export-eff
Georgia, small investors getting in on globalization

...Georgia is getting in on the globalization trend by deepening the Savannah River to accommodate larger freighters. The port of Savannah is already the fourth-largest and fastest-growing port in the country, making it the state's most powerful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-07/georgia-small-investors-ge
Congress raises Savannah harbor price tag to $706 million

...increase of 8 percent from just two years ago.The new authorized cost for expanding the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah was contained in a sweeping water-projects bill that passed the Senate. Once signed into law by the president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-22/congress-raises-savannah-harb
Don't give up on MOX

...conservative region.Red-lining MOX is petty political payback, much like Obama's delay of the $652 million Port of Savannah expansion ? a project Vice President Joe Biden once said was so vital to the U.S. economy that he would see it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-04/dont-give-mox
Obama signs law to allow Savannah port deepening

...strengthen our national infrastructure," Obama said. "It will allow the deepening of the harbors in Boston and at the Port of Savannah. These projects can now move forward."The next step calls for Georgia to enter a Project Partnership Agreement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-06-10/obama-signs-law-allow-sava