The Federal Maritime Commission’s unanimous decision not to block the East Coast Gateway Port Terminal Agreement, the first of its kind in the United States, sets a precedent for port partnerships of this kind.
Norfolk Southern opens transfer terminal in Chesapeake to serve shippers of dry and liquid bulk commodities
14 Sep 2015
Container volume gains at the Port of Virginia slowed significantly in August from their torrid pace earlier this year, when the Southeastern U.S. port was flush with cargo diverted from the West Coast.
25 Aug 2015
The Port of Virginia has deployed three hybrid shuttle carriers — the first of their kind in the U.S. — at its Virginia International Gateway terminal.
17 Aug 2015
Port of Virginia shippers have longer to drop off and pick up cargo after the state port authority announced extended gate hours in preparation for peak season this year. It’s a preemptive strike for the U.S. Southeast port that faced “significant challenges” during the summer-fall season in 2014.
10 Aug 2015
Ports in the U.S. Southeast — the country’s fastest growing — are aggressively spreading their intermodal rail reach into the hinterland, giving shippers facing higher truck rates and capacity shortages an added incentive.
27 Jul 2015
Norfolk Southern Railway’s second-quarter earnings this year were not unlike its Class I counterparts: modest intermodal growth unable to combat declining fuel surcharge revenue and a soft coal market.
24 Jul 2015
State and federal officials in Virginia broke ground on two major projects this week aimed at relieving congestion at the state port after delays hit near-unprecedented levels earlier this year.
18 Jun 2015
The Port of Virginia’s record container volume in May was accompanied by a $4.5 million operating profit, the port’s best monthly financial performance in its 2015 fiscal year, which ends June 30.
16 Jun 2015
The Port of Virginia and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to share the cost to study the feasibility of deepening Hampton Roads port channels to as much as 55 feet.
12 Jun 2015
Just two months after the Port of Virginia’s container volumes broke their all-time high, they did it again — the latest sign that cargo diversions from a still-recovering U.S. West Coast may have more staying power than originally imagined.
14 May 2015
The Port of Virginia is falling short. Record volumes and a return to profit in the past year have been matched with near-unprecedented congestion and user dissatisfaction, Port Director and CEO John Reinhart said Thursday.