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Port bill likely to pass Congress

...the Savannah River used by cargo ships to reach the Savannah port.But one bureaucratic obstacle remains: Congress put...water-projects bill containing language that would solve the Savannah port's problem. Shuster said it should come up for a vote...
Charleston tops Savannah port

...000 containers. Despite impressive numbers, the Savannah port slipped back to fifth busiest in the country, behind...Twenty-foot Equivalent Units were handled through the Savannah port in the first 11 months of fiscal year 2003 (July-May...
South Carolina regulators deny permit for deepening river channel to Savannah port

...feet to give supersize cargo ships better access to the Savannah port. The Corps is expected to release its final plan for...denial will affect plans to deepen the river route to the Savannah port. The next step would be for the Army Corps to appeal...
Savannah port tests electronic cargo tags

...managing inventories and adding a layer of security to seaports concerned with becoming targets of terrorist attacks. The Savannah port has teamed up with the world's second-largest seaport in Shanghai, China, to test the tagging technology on all...
Gingrich favors Savannah port project

...building a $200 million plant in Bogart that will employ 1,400 people, plans to ship products overseas from the Savannah port.Gingrich called the Caterpillar plant "a very positive development.""I'm sure (President Obama is) very...
Senate panel decides Haley did not push environmental agency on Savannah port permit

...Nikki Haley did not pressure a state environmental agency to approve a dredging permit allowing Georgia to expand the Savannah port, though Democratic senators contend her request to the board chairman swayed the outcome.The Senate committee voted...
Lawmakers study inland ports

ATLANTA - As business at the Savannah port booms, state lawmakers are looking...authority is currently expanding the Savannah port's intermodal rail facilities...normally pick up containers at the Savannah port, would instead pull up to the...
Roadwork ahead

...students or -- especially -- truck drivers who make the three-hour drive hauling tons of equipment or material to the Savannah port. "When you pull that weight, it's wear and tear," said Danny Dunford, a Bennett International Corp. driver...
Savannah port expansion bringing jobs, challenges

ATHENS, Ga. -- State leaders highlighted job-creation strategies through education, local assistance and port improvements Monday in a conference for legislators.
Congressional spending bill funds Savannah port work

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A $1.1 trillion spending bill approved by Congress includes a small amount of money to help begin deepening the Port of Sa­vannah's shipping channel, and Geor­gia officials said they're confident more federal funding will follow after the $706 million project gets underway.