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Port of Savannah receives four new super post-Panamax cranes

The South Atlantic Port is now equipped with 20 new Panamax cranes and six post-Panamax cranes.

   The Port of Savannah received four new super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes at its Garden City Terminal on Monday, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) said.
   The four cranes were designed by Konecranes of Finland and can work the largest ships that call the U.S. East Coast, reaching across vessels spanning 22 containers wide.
   With these new cranes, the Port of Savannah is now equipped with 20 new Panamax cranes and six post-Panamax cranes. Another four new Panamax cranes are scheduled to arrive in 2018.
   “We’re growing our crane fleet in order to stay ahead of demand,” GPA Chief Operating Officer Ed McCarthy said. “Since the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in June, Garden City Terminal has seen a 40 percent increase in the number of vessels carrying 8,000 or more twenty-foot equivalent container units. Over the same period, the Port of Savannah has seen a 21 percent increase in the number of TEUs handled per vessel.”
   According to ocean carrier schedule and capacity database BlueWater Reporting’s Port Dashboard tool, the Port of Savannah is frequented by 38 liner services, 31 of which operate with fully cellular containerships. G6 Alliance’s NYX and CEC loops, which serve the Asia-U.S. East Coast trade, deploy the largest vessels through the port. The NYX has an average vessel capacity of 10,080 TEUs and the CEC has an average vessel capacity of 9,372 TEUs.

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