Georgia Port officials and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) executives celebrated the first of Kia’s new vehicles to be exported from Brunswick, destined for Arabian ports.
Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp applauded the expansion of Kia models made in America. “Having created more than 14,000 jobs for Georgians, Kia is an outstanding corporate citizen, and we commend them for their commitment to innovation, quality, and growth.”
The Port of Savannah hosts 35 container ship calls weekly. Nine ocean carriers call on Colonel’s Island at the Port of Brunswick.
Kia plans to export approximately 3,000 Telluride vehicles per year. Brunswick is prepared to take on new business from Kia and other manufacturers,” said GPA Chief Administrative Officer Jamie McCurry. “The Port of Brunswick moved more than 600,000 units last year.”