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.
Norfolk Southern opens transfer terminal in Chesapeake to serve shippers of dry and liquid bulk commodities
14 May 2015
While besuited port industry executives milled about hotel ballrooms at the Virginia International Trade Symposium Thursday, truck-driving men and women in shirtsleeves marched in protest on the streets outside.
27 Apr 2015
The Port of Virginia’s efforts to curb congestion took a literal hit Sunday morning after a barge struck a rail bridge, forcing Norfolk Southern Railway to delay five intermodal services and end two.
13 Apr 2015
The Port of Virginia reported March volume of 229,410 20-foot-equivalent units — an increase of 16 percent year-over-year, and a port monthly record — but the increased volume has strained operations at Hampton Roads terminals.
10 Apr 2015
The Port of Virginia is rolling out even more equipment and continuing construction on a new cargo yard in an effort to relieve a now seven-week-long container backlog on the waterfront.
01 Apr 2015
The Port of Virginia is rolling out additional equipment and breaking ground on a new cargo yard in an effort to relieve a now six-week-long container backlog on the waterfront.
20 Mar 2015
Near-unprecedented congestion in Virginia has prompted the state port authority there to reach out to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for permission to pay overtime for customs officers working extended operating hours.
18 Mar 2015
The Port of Virginia is about to enter its second week of near-unprecedented congestion that has now spread to three of its four terminals on the Elizabeth River.
17 Mar 2015
Three carrier alliances are launching Asia-U.S. East Coast services that will increase capacity on the route by 6 percent, according to industry analyst Alphaliner.
12 Mar 2015
For days now, trucks in Southeast Virginia have queued in hour-long lines, blocking highway exits and struggling to enter Virginia International Gateway, once prided as the most efficient container terminal in the state.
11 Mar 2015
The Port of Virginia blamed a 1 percent year-over-year decrease in container traffic in February on severe winter weather and warned it was still grappling with cold and icy conditions that have brought down productivity.