Business In Savannah
Winners of the 2018 Generation NEXT awards, which recognize Savannah’s rising stars of business, were honored Thursday evening during a celebration reception at Cohen’s Retreat on Skidaway Road.
Brad Harmon, Jim Shipley and Hilary Shipley enjoy an animated conversation at the 2018 Generation Next Awards. (Shelly Mobley/For the Savannah Morning News)
Spring of 2016 marked six months of Silicon Valley life. My husband and I had relocated from Chicago for a job opportunity (his) and had suddenly found ourselves in unpleasant situations: He was a cog in the machine with little to no creative freedom, and I was mired in what I referred to as the Silicon Snoozefest.
The large NeoPanamax ships that are now calling on the Garden City terminal at the Georgia Ports in Savannah tend to attract attention as they inch their way up the Savannah River and slide ever so slowly under the Talmadge Bridge.
This photo of the Edison was taken near Norfolk, Va. (Photo courtesy of Geoff Gumport via MarineTraffic.com)
Georgia Ports Authority Board members approved a budget increase this week of $5.8 million for the port’s Mason Mega Rail project. The money will cover work to integrate American parts into large cranes for the project being manufactured in Finland.
The Port of Savannah is poised to rapidly increase service to an arc of inland markets, from Atlanta to Memphis, to St. Louis, Chicago and the Ohio Valley. Key to expanding rail service is a $128M project linking Garden City Terminal’s two rail yards. Construction of the rail expansion will take four years. (Georgia Ports Authority / Stephen B. Morton)
The Port of Savannah broke multiple records in 2017, Griff Lynch, Georgia Ports Authority executive director said on Monday.
The Cosco Development, a 13,000 TEU capacity vessel, is shown at the Garden City Terminal. The Port of Savannah grew its volume by more than 400,000 twenty-foot container units in 2017. (Photo courtesy of GPA)