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Georgia Ports Sustainability Slides

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Information about Georgia Ports Sustainability Slides
Business & Mgmt

Published on February 20, 2014

Author: gaports

Source: slideshare.net

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These slides describe how the Georgia Ports Authority have taken steps to preserve their environment, conserve fuel and create jobs.
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9 ACRES of diverse wetlands (at the Garden City Terminal) are protected by the GPA. By directing runoff into wetlands, GPA removes multiple types of pollutants while providing flood control and habitat protection.

16 UNITS Silt suspension units are online at the Garden City Terminal, substantially reducing the need for maintenance dredging at the berths. The silt suspension units produce a low-velocity flow to keep water moving and reduce siltation that would need to be dredged.

212,000 Turtle hatchlings have been released into the ocean thanks to the Caretta Research Project, a study sponsored by GPA. GPA is dedicated to protecting right whales and loggerhead turtles, and to protecting and preserving tidal marshes.

1,000 ACRES Runoff from 1,000 acres is treated by GPA’s storm water system, which captures sediment and pollutants. The storm water master plan includes best management practices, reducing sediment, total suspended solids, oil and nutrients.

1,857,000 Gallons of fuel are saved annually by electrifying ship-to-shore cranes. All 27 ship-to-shore cranes at the GPA have been converted from diesel to electric power.

4 eRTGs GPA has purchased four electric rubber-tire gantry cranes in a pilot program to reduce fuel consumption. eRTGs use up to 95% less fuel by only using diesel when moving between container rows.

6,850,000 Gallons of fuel are saved annually through energy-saving programs, electrification and efficient upgrades. GPA uses only ultra-low-sulfur diesel and continues to explore the use of alternative fuel to replace diesel-powered jockey trucks.

4,500,000 Gallons of diesel fuel are saved each year by using electrified refrigerated container racks. GPA has installed 84 electrified refrigerated container racks (2,016 container slots), avoiding the use of diesel generators and cutting energy costs.

8 MINUTE Reduction in turn times achieved after construction of GPA’s Cross Terminal Roadway. Technology and infrastructure investments, such as the award-winning five lane Cross Terminal Roadway, minimize truck idling and turn times.

2,000 lbs of cargo can be carried 500 miles by rail on a single gallon of fuel. The Port of Savannah is the only single terminal operation on the East Coast with on-terminal access to two Class 1 rail lines: Norfolk Southern and CSX. Moving freight by rail reduces traffic congestion, energy demand and emissions.

30% LESS Water is used at GPA’s health and safety building compared to the average commercial building. GPA converted its health and safety offices into a LEED Silver building, reducing waste, maintenance costs and energy consumption.

59% Reduction in energy and cost to light the container yard through a high-tech new lighting system. To minimize light pollution and wasted energy, GPA uses technology to remotely schedule on/off system operation and track usage.

20,000 TONS of recycled crushed concrete were used to construct the cross terminal roadway GPA’s single-stream recycling program allows for a variety of recyclables, thereby keeping products out of landfills.

350,000+ Full- and part-time jobs across the state are supported by Georgia’s deepwater ports. Port operations help preserve Georgia’s manufacturing base, support Georgia’s agricultural economy and foster growth of the state’s massive logistics, distribution and warehousing network.

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