Golden Ray operation: An impressive display of teamwork
Richard Nixon, president of International Longshoremen's Association Local 1423, and Kenny Thorpe, vice president of International Longshoremen's Association Local 1423, reflect on the capsizing of the Golden Ray on Sept. 8, 2019. Nixon and Thorpe lauded the partnership of the U.S.

BMW highlights ‘tremendous’ relationship with Georgia Ports
Joe Triola, vehicle distribution center facility manager for BMW, said Georgia Ports Authority's customer service is "out of this world." Triola praised the vast skillset and timely communication provided by GPA's workforce.

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Georgia Ports: A relationship that continues to grow
Stuart Countess, senior vice president and chief operations officer at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, said the company's relationship with Georgia Ports is based on reliability and integrity. Countess said the GPA delivers exactly what they need at the exact time they need it, a vital component for a "just in time" business.

Port of Brunswick ready to take on new business
New dockside expansion at Colonel's Island Terminal increases car storage area by 6,000 spaces and provides a 9-acre staging area for high and heavy equipment being loaded or unloaded from vessels. Improvements also increase rail capacity for autos, adding 14,100 feet of track.

Okabashi and Georgia Ports: Quick, reliable service expands export business
Kim Falkenhayn, president of Okabashi Brands, said the Port of Savannah has been instrumental in growing the company's export business. Falkenhayn said even though her business is moving one container at a time, GPA treats them with respect and attention.



October 2, 2019 | Photos by Stephen Morton

October 2, 2019 | Photos by Stephen Morton