Diamond Sponsors

CH2M HILL

As a global leader in integrated, full-service program delivery, CH2M HILL has over 50 years’ experience partnering with maritime clients to achieve their goals. Recognized by Engineering News Record as a Port and Maritime industry leader, CH2M HILL’s global portfolio includes some of the world's most recognized marine and intermodal projects.


Colonial Group, Inc.

Founded in 1921, Colonial Group is a third-generation led family of companies supported each day by more than 1,100 employees dedicated to delivering the highest levels of customer service. What began literally as one barrel of lubricating oil has grown into a bundle of diversified service and logistics businesses including: liquid/dry bulk terminaling; energy storage, marketing and distribution; fuel and lubricant services; industrial chemicals; manufacturing; marine vessel safety compliance; and retail convenience stores.


Container Maintenance Corporation

First Class Service is our mark of excellence. We are proud to introduce the symbol of confidence: Marine Repair Services-Container Maintenance Corporation’s compass rose. When you see this symbol at our locations, you know you will receive premier service for all your intermodal equipment. We are also proud to be a factory authorized service provider for Carrier Transicold, Thermo King, Daikin and Mitsubishi. Our name says it all.


Cordele Intermodal Services

Cordele Intermodal Services is a privately owned and operated rail ramp located in Cordele, Ga. We provide direct rail access exclusively to the Georgia Ports Authority in Savannah, Georgia. CIS provides cost savings, traffic mitigation, reductions in CO2 output, and additional operational service offerings to benefit shippers, trucking companies, and steamship lines. We are situated within a market that includes the SW quadrant of Georgia, the southern half of Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle.


Georgia Ports Authority

At the Georgia Ports Authority, we do more – for our customers, for global commerce, for our economy. Our deepwater terminals ensure the continuous flow of raw materials and finished products to and from destinations around the world. Record volumes have made Savannah the fourth-busiest and fastest growing container port in the U.S., and Brunswick the busiest entry point for new autos. Georgia's innovative, flexible port operations help customers create new opportunities along the entire global logistics chain.


Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co, celebrating its 125th year, is the largest U.S. dredging company and the only company with an international presence. As a publically traded company, GLDD also provides environmental restoration services. GLDD is currently investing $140 million in what will be the largest hopper dredge in the US fleet. GLDD has a long history working in Georgia and is also proud to be the dredger completing the initial Savannah Harbor Deepening.


International Longshoremen's Association Local #1414

For over 70 years the International Longshoremen’s Association LOCAL #1414 has been in the business of loading and unloading ships at the Port of Savannah, Georgia. In addition to ship loading and unloading, LOCAL #1414 programs include safety, lift truck and jockey truck training. The men and women of LOCAL #1414 are committed to providing you with the very best of qualified labor at a moment’s notice.


Konecranes

Konecranes is the world’s most experienced and innovative provider of crane technology. Our fleet of container handling equipment delivers shorter turn-around times in operations involving ships, trains and trucks. The key words describing the benefits of our technology are: less air and noise pollution; a safer working environment; more efficient land use. The formula for our long-term success is to deliver all of the above with the lowest possible total cost of ownership.


LiftOne LLC

LiftOne is a family-owned, southern-based company with 17 branch locations in GA, NC, SC, AL and TN. For over 85 years, LiftOne has delivered the highest levels of customer support and services – backed by dependable family ownership. We proudly represent Hyster® lift trucks, which are designed to meet our customers’ challenging requirements for dependability and cost of operation, while offering the highest quality and value in the industry. We are committed to being our customers’ trusted partner.


Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics is a temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics company built to deliver sophisticated, customized, and dependable cold chain solutions. Lineage Logistics has one of the largest facility networks in the U.S. which includes warehouses in port cities such as Savannah, Norfolk, Seattle and Tacoma. However, it is the people of Lineage Logistics that set it apart – people who are creative, dedicated to getting the job done, and absolutely committed to customer service.


Moffatt & Nichol

Moffatt & Nichol is a leading U.S.-based global infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape our coastlines, harbors and rivers as well as an innovator in the transportation complexities associated with the movement of freight. From offices throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the Pacific Rim, the firm serves clients in the following key practice areas – marine terminals; coasts, water and the environment; waterfronts and marinas; transportation; inspection and rehabilitation; and energy.


Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern is the fourth largest North American railroad operating over 21,000 route miles. It serves the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick, and maintains one of its headquarters in Atlanta. NS has the most extensive Eastern intermodal network, and is the largest rail carrier of metals in North America.


TICO/Terminal Services

TICO/Terminal Services, the preeminent provider of Terminal Equipment Outsourcing Solutions, can provide your company with creative solutions to capital equipment needs that offer the flexibility, cost identification, and services levels necessary in today's global economy. Just call (800) BUY-TICO.


Vopak Terminal Savannah, Inc.

Royal Vopak is the world's leading independent tank storage provider for the oil and chemical industry. The company operates 73 terminals in 26 countries with a combined storage capacity of 34.1 million cbm, with another 4.6 million cbm under development. Vopak's mission is to ensure safe, reliable and effective storage and handling of bulk liquid products at key marine locations that are critical to its customers around the world.


Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

WWL is a leading independent provider of global factory-to-dealer transport solutions for the automotive, agricultural and construction equipment industries. The company also specialises in handling complex project cargoes such as rail cars, power generators, mining equipment and yachts. WWL’s sophisticated supply chain management services ensure an efficient integration of ocean transportation, inland distribution, terminal handling and technical services.