Recently, the ports authority of Georgia has sanctioned an amount of 86.5 million dollars for the purchase of new cranes. The cranes are required to complete a project on garden city terminal in Savannah. The infrastructure and availability of new cranes will make it possible to complete the work more easily and effectively. The executive of port authority has stated that the latest cranes fleet will bring new opportunities and chances of development on the ports area. In order to get a renowed position, 24 latest cranes are being ordered which will be used to lift containers.
The cranes will arrive on the port in the year 2016. The port authority of Georgia will have 20 Panamax latest cranes and 9 cranes of post Panamax. It is a record that United States has no other terminal where such a great variety of cranes are available. Currently, there are 8 cranes which are used for port functions and known as shift to shore cranes. Kone cranes are designed and assembled in China. These awesome cranes have capacity to get access to 22 containers and can move as high as 136 feet high above dock area. It is amazing that these cranes are able to operate more than 9700 berth space. The Gantry cranes are used to move the container in cargo.
The latest cranes will be used in the next 2 years on the shipment area. It is appreciating that these 20 cranes will be highly capable and will be designed to change electric power as the GPA from diesel fuel. The order of 24 world best cranes will give Savannah port the most important port of Georgia and United States. The fleet of shift to shore 29 well maintained cranes as well as the new container shifting cranes will give high-rank to the Savannah port and the best terminal for worldwide trade.
The port of Savannah and Brunswick have latest machinery to complete the port functions. The dramatic development of volume defines that the market is open to accept challenges. Interstate access, auto processors, rail on terminal will make this point the best port for auto makers. As compared to the past few years, breakbulk cargo has observed the greatest changes in the business section. The business sector has shown development and improvement up to 26 percent. Georgia port is one of the most awaiting processes which will include the port in world best trading sections.
Georgia port is kept on developing by leaps and bounds. With each and every year, cargo and shipment possibilities are improved. The port of savannah has received a challenge of TEU 3 million for 1 fiscal year. The performance of company and great success has won the trust of customers. The order for new cranes show that the port services are seriously improving as a great amount of investment has been separated for infrastructure and cargo delivering possibility without wasting a single instant of time.