The Port of Savannah handled more than 478,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in May, a nearly 42 percent increase compared to last year. It was the second busiest month in the history of Georgia’s largest port and the 10th consecutive month of positive year-over-year growth.

“Georgia’s deepwater ports are thriving, and that’s good news for a wide range of industries,” said Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. “Thanks to conservative leadership and the fact that we never really shut down Georgia businesses during the pandemic, the Peach State’s economy is rebounding quickly. From logistics to manufacturing and retail, the ripple effect of booming trade at the ports of Savannah and Brunswick means business opportunity and job growth for hardworking Georgians.”  

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