CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY

  • Engineering District : Savannah
  • TSO Series Number : TS-5 Transportation Lines on the Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Coasts
  • Principal Commodity List : PERSONNEL
  • Area of Operation : SAVANNAH RIVER BETWEEN HUTCHINSON ISLAND AND SAVANNAH, GA
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 3
    • Vessels List : FLORENCE MARTUS, JULIETTE GORDON LOW, SUSIE KING TAYLOR
  • Address
    900 E GWINNETT ST. SAVANNAH GA 31412
  • Contact
    • Phone : 912-447-4029
900 E GWINNETT ST. SAVANNAH GA 31412

Managed Vessels

FLORENCE MARTUS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

JULIETTE GORDON LOW

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SUSIE KING TAYLOR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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World's Largest Containership Ever Ace Transits the Suez Canal

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The operator of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said on Thursday that it would take more time for the vessel to be released from detainment while a final agreement with Egyptian authorities was being concluded.The Japanese owners and insurers of the ship were locked in a compensation dispute with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA)

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Investigator Boards Ever Given in Suez Canal Blockage Probe

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