Work is continuing on one of the most interesting and controversial pieces of the Savannah Harbor deepening project – the dissolved oxygen injection system that is designed to offset the decrease in river oxygen levels a deeper channel will bring.
Pete Rapp of Sitech Mid-Atlantic, explains the operation of a locating and positioning device to Will Patterson of TIC, during the installation of a coffer dam along the Savannah River. (Corps of Engineers photo)
Savannah City Council on Thursday is expected to consider a new Memorandum of Understanding between the Savannah Economic Development Authority and the city that would establish a Savannah Area Film Office to be run by SEDA.
Zac Efron is filmed riding a motorcycle around Forsyth Fountain as filming for the movie “Baywatch” began in the park earlier this year. (Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News)
At Executive Director Curtis Foltz’s last board meeting Monday, the Georgia Ports Authority voted to spend $7.5 million in the next three years to get the long-proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal closer to reality. GPA’s commitment is contingent upon South Carolina doing the same.
The Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal will add four new ship-to-shore cranes in 2016 and four in 2018 to bring the total to 30 ship-to-shore cranes. (Stephen B. Morton/GPA)
At Curtis Foltz’s last board meeting Monday, the Georgia Ports Authority voted to spend $7.5 million in the next three years to get the long-proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal off the wish list and closer to reality. GPA’s commitment is contingent upon South Carolina doing the same.
JCB is expanding its agricultural reach on our continent as its state-of-the-art line of skid steer and compact track loaders — built exclusively at the company’s manufacturing plant here — are getting rave reviews with farmers, landscapers and others.
A compact skid steer loader moves hay bales on the farm (Photo courtesy JCB)
If you could spend a dollar and get $188 back, you’d likely consider that a pretty good investment. So does Visit Savannah, the primary destination marketing organization for the Savannah-area tourism industry.
The Maritime Logistics Education Taskforce — a program that started with a simple field trip in 2011 — held its fourth annual student intern completion ceremony Tuesday evening at Garden City’s City Hall.
Sean Czachowski of Effingham County High School accepts his certificate of completion of the Maritime Logistics Education Taskforce's internship program during their graduation Tuesday evening. (Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News)
With responses in hand from four “highly qualified” developers interested in building a new convention hotel on Hutchinson Island, the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center board voted Wednesday to commission an update to the 2014 study that indicated the need for such a hotel.
At Tuesday’s meeting of the Savannah Economic Development Authority, the company announced a major expansion, investing $12 million in a new 200,000-square-foot building and adding another 30 jobs.
OnBrand24, a Boston-based call center that opened an office in Savannah in 2013 with eight employees, is growing into a larger space to accommodate a workforce that will grow to 200 this year. (Mary Carr Mayle/Savannah Morning News)
Some 16 years ago — long before “third party logistics” became a common phrase in the shipping business — longtime Savannah friends Billy Robinson and Larry Hearn decided to take a chance and go into the warehousing business on the city’s west side.
Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News - Eric Howell, Robert Dowd, Billy Robinson, and Robbie Mingledorff stand in one of the Port City Logistic Warehouses.
With speeches, a lunch-and-learn and the snip of oversized scissors, Israeli-based Haifa Group commissioned a new state-of-the-art controlled release fertilizer plant Thursday — the global corporation’s first such facility in North America.
Haifa has a stringent quality control process that includes visual and lab testing at each stage of the manufacturing process. (Photos courtesy Haifa)
Gratias is an organizational psychologist, dedicated to helping business people be more effective by making the best use of their time. On Tuesday, she addressed an overflow crowd of nearly 150 at the Savannah Chamber Small Business Council’s SMART luncheon.