Savannah Port Sets New Shipments Record
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is now the fourth-largest container port in the United States. That’s thanks to the Port of Savannah setting a new shipment record in January 2022. The port moved an astonishing 480,000 container units of goods that month.
To support this growth, the Georgia Port Authority has planned to invest $3 billion into expanding the port’s capacity. This expansion will allow the port to accommodate larger cargo vessels and keep up with demand. The investment will also create thousands of jobs in the area.
The Port of Savannah is crucial to the state’s economy. It supports more than 154,000 jobs and generates over $27 billion in annual economic impact. With this recent growth, it’s clear that the port is only going to become more important in the years to come.
Heavy Machine Moving, Rigging, Warehousing
Midsouth Mechanical has been providing the port and the surrounding Savannah area with machine moving, rigging, and warehousing for years. We have the experience and equipment necessary to support the continued growth of the Port of Savannah.
We move heavy machinery from the Port of Savannah all across the Southeast and up and down the East Coast. Our rigging and warehousing services can meet the needs of any business in need of safe and reliable heavy machine moving and transport. With our warehousing strategically located at major interstate changes around the Southeast, we are an excellent option for transporting heavy machinery across large distances. We can also store your heavy machinery as needed and maintain equipment while it awaits installation or shipment.
25 Years of Mechanical Contracting Experience and Counting
For over 25 years, Midsouth has worked hard to bring safe, reliable, and affordable mechanical contracting services to the Southeast. Our company is built on our reputation for being a mechanical contractor that you can count on. Call us today to talk about your project. We look forward to meeting you!