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American Ports: Introduction to the Port of Savannah, GA

Savannah Port Map

The location of the Savannah port is shown on the map.

Savannah (savannah, ga) geographical longitude: -81.0998342, latitude: 32.0835407. One of the major ports on the US East Route

Commercial port in Georgia on the east coast of the United States. It is located on the lower reaches of the Savannah River in the southeastern part of the state where it meets South Carolina. It is about 15 nautical miles away from the river mouth, and the water channel entering the port is about 11 meters deep, which can be reached by 10,000-ton sea vessels. It is 111 nautical miles to the port of Charleston to the northeast and 150 nautical miles to the port of Jacksonville to the southwest. The port area starts from Fort Jackson where the Savannah River and Buck River meet downstream, and stretches northwest along the river for about 9 nautical miles. There are more than 50 docks along the coast, including "T" jetties that extend into the river, and some that are dug into the land bank. Most of the port basins are located on the right bank of the river. The public terminals managed by the Port Authority have 19 general cargo berths, 6 container berths, and 2 oil and dry bulk cargo berths. They are mainly distributed in the downstream marine terminal area and the upstream Garden City dock area. The main imported goods at the port include crude oil, sugar, gypsum, fertilizer raw materials, etc.; the exports include scrap steel, paper, wood, cotton, tobacco, etc. Ranking fifth among ports on the East Coast of the United States.

Savannah is an important shipping port in the United States. There are 239 ports in the United States, mainly including: Atlanta (atlanta, ga), Baltimore (baltimore, md), Birmingham (birmingham, al), Boston (boston) , ma), Charleston (charleston, sc), Charlotte (charlotte, nc), Chicago (chicago, il), Cincinnati (cincinnati, oh), Cleveland (cleveland, oh), Columbus (columbus, oh), etc.

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