The large NeoPanamax ships that are now calling on the Garden City terminal at the Georgia Ports in Savannah tend to attract attention as they inch their way up the Savannah River and slide ever so slowly under the Talmadge Bridge.
This photo of the Edison was taken near Norfolk, Va. (Photo courtesy of Geoff Gumport via MarineTraffic.com)
Georgia Ports Authority Board members approved a budget increase this week of $5.8 million for the port’s Mason Mega Rail project. The money will cover work to integrate American parts into large cranes for the project being manufactured in Finland.
The Port of Savannah is poised to rapidly increase service to an arc of inland markets, from Atlanta to Memphis, to St. Louis, Chicago and the Ohio Valley. Key to expanding rail service is a $128M project linking Garden City Terminal’s two rail yards. Construction of the rail expansion will take four years. (Georgia Ports Authority / Stephen B. Morton)
Pooler residents were treated to a winter wonderland as freezing rain turned to snow.
DeAnn Komanecky/Savannah Morning News Towne Lake residents Anna Warren, Dasnee Bailey, Christian Warren, Sam Warren and John Bailey took a walk around the neighborhood Wednesday morning. The group all agreed the snow was cool and a great sight to see.
Byrd Cookie Company of Savannah is expanding its corporate headquarters on Waters Avenue.
Jamie Lindley and his mother, Stephanie Lindley, the CEO of Byrd Cookie Company, take a quick break while just-baked almond shortbread cookies roll past. Byrd is expanding its baking capacity by five times with a new oven line. (DeAnn Komanecky/Savannah Morning News)
The nation’s commercial truck drivers will go high-tech next month with a new log system that records their hours on the road and more.
DeAnn Komanecky/Savannah Morning News Outsource Logisitic’s driver Jerry Hogue demonstrates electronic logging software that truckers are now required to use instead of paper logs to record hours of service.
Rayonier Advanced Materials has announced the acquisition of a Canadian paper company.
File Photo of Rayonier’s Jesup plant Rayonier Advanced Materials has announced the company has purchased a Canadian company that produces cellulose, pulp, and paper. The two companies will operate under the name of Rayonier Advanced Materials.
It’s time to get Savannah’s harbor deepening project done, said U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter on Friday.
U.S. Rep. Garret Graves of Louisiana and U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter visited the Savannah ports on Friday. The two legislators are working to get federal funding for the deepening of the Savannah Harbor. (Photo courtesy of Georgia Ports Authority/Emily Goldman)
The Savannah business community got a chance to honor and say thanks to Lori Collins of Savannah Coffee Roasters at the Chamber of Commerce business awards banquet last night.
Coffee Roasters Savannah won the award for “Small Business of The Year Award.” The award given by the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce was an emotional one for recipient Lori Collins who recently loss her husband and business partner John Collins, founder of Coffee Roasters. From Left: William W. Hubbard, president Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce and Lori Collins. (Adriana Iris Boatwright/For the SMN)