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Value to the Nation: Savannah Harbor


  • Savannah Harbor is designated as a strategic port on the East coast and is the primary port of embarkation for the 3rd Infantry Division.  

  • The Port of Savannah is the fourth busiest container terminal in the nation, the second largest container port on the East Coast, the second busiest harbor for American export tonnage, the largest single container port in North America, and the fastest growing container port in the nation over the last 10+ years.  

  • The port has two Class 1 railroads on terminal (CSX and Norfolk Southern) and is within 6 miles of two interstate highways (I-16 and I-95) with a through-put of 3.7M TEUs in 2015.  

  • The port supports over 352,000 jobs, $18.5B in income and $2.5B in taxes annually in SC and over 19,700 jobs, $959M in income and $147M in taxes in GA annually.  Georgia's 20-year master planned landside port infrastructure investments total $1.5B

     

Latest   Available   Traffic   Information  (2015)

Commodity

Tons (1,000)

Coal, Petroleum & Petroleum Products

1,937

Chemicals and Related Products

3,415

Crude materials, Inedible Except Fuels

8451

Primary Manufactured Goods

5,476

Food and Farm Products

5,583

Manufactured Equip, Machinery & Products

9,182

Unknown/not classified

1,159

Total

35,205


PBUD

FY13

FY14

FY15

FY16

FY17

FY18

Total ($000)

$22,039

$24,065

$33,285

$26,635

$43,925

$33,436