The deepening project will accelerate the flow of cargo to and from global destinations.
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has completed the deepening of the harbour at the Port of Savannah in Georgia, US.
Georgia Department of Transportation, the US Army Corps of Engineers, and dignitaries joined GPA to mark the completion of the project.
By decreasing tidal restrictions for mega-ships crossing the Savannah River, the project will accelerate the flow of cargo to and from global destinations.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp said: “The Port of Savannah is the gateway port for our region and the first choice of businesses serving the US South-East.”
In September 2015, dredging for the Savannah Harbour Expansion Project commenced, adding five feet in depth to the shipping channel