The Port of Virginia is aiming to boost container traffic by capitalizing on its post-Panamax draft, tapping improved intermodal service, increasing customer service and developing distribution centers.
15 May 2013
The Senate authorized the federal government to convey the eastward expansion of Craney Island to the Virginia Port Autho
14 May 2013
The Port of Virginia handled 179,370 20-foot-equivalent units in April, rising 5.7 percent or 9,726 TEUs from April 2012.
14 May 2013
It’s been a rocky several years for the Port of Virginia, but the waves — including a leadership shake-up and unsolicited privatization bids — appear to have calmed. Now, the Virginia Port Authority and its arm, the Virginia International Terminals, can focus on a restructuring aimed at improving port customer service and better capitalizing on the port being one of two U.S. East Coast ports ready to handle post-Panamax ships, port leadership says.
06 May 2013
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services is adding a Norfolk, Va., call to its Zim Container Service Pacific service.
02 May 2013
The Virginia Port Authority and China’s Ningbo Municipal Port Administration signed a memorandum of understanding this week to promote the all-water route between the two ports.
01 May 2013
D.J. Powers has opened a new branch office in Norfolk, Va., in line with its expansion strategy.
30 Apr 2013
Hamburg Süd will no longer serve as a provider of chassis to shippers for cargo moving under merchant’s haulage through area terminals and depots in the Norfolk, Va., area, starting July 1.
19 Apr 2013
ASF Intermodal has opened an intermodal drayage facility in Chesapeake, Va., to provide drayage service in and out of the port and rail facilities in the Norfolk area and serve the Southeast.
15 Apr 2013
The Port of Virginia handled 179,518 20-foot-equivalent units in March, increasing 12,799 units, or 7.7 percent, compared with March 2012.
10 Apr 2013
Hampton Roads Chassis Pool has started implementing an update to the Option 2 program that enables ocean carriers to stop providing chassis in the Port of Virginia.