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Georgia Ports Authority outlines growth plans

Georgia Ports Authority outlines growth plans

   The Georgia Ports Authority said an $82.6 million capital improvement plan was approved by its board.

   The port said the plan will increase capacity and efficiency and at the Port of Savannah.

   Highlights include $30.6 million for four post-Panamax cranes, $21 million for 15 rubber-tired gantry cranes, $21 million for container yard improvements and $3.5 million for improvements at Colonels' Island.

   In the fiscal year beginning July 1, the port is also planning to add 54 jobs to accommodate a projected 9 percent increase in container volume. New hires will include drivers and crane operators and bring GPA's total employment to more than 900.