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Six 14,000 TEU ships to unload at the same time? No problem says Savannah

Peter Stewart, PortandTerminal.com, February 5, 2018 Savannah, Georgia – At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA’s Big Berth/Big Ship program that will allow the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024. During his #gftc2019 presentation, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA's Big Berth/Big Ship program that …

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Overboard. What happens to the 1,582 containers that are lost at sea each year?

PortandTerminal.com, January 3, 2019 Note: This article has been updated since publication to reflect recent salvage efforts of the MSC Zoe incident. Today the MSC Zoe lost 270 containers off of the Dutch coast. The ship is the largest serving European ports with a capacity of 19,000 TEU. The cargo ship encountered heavy weather while sailing toward Bremerhaven, Germany, and …

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