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.
Port of Virginia
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.
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.
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
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The debate over U.S. infrastructure funding surfaced at a Senate hearing on the expansion of the Panama Canal today, with speakers noting the broad impact the bigger canal would have on U.S. ports, shipping lines, railroads and truckers.
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.
27 Mar 2013
The attempt by private infrastructure investors to cash in on future revenue at the Port of Virginia ended Tuesday when the state agency that runs the port decided that two private bidders had not offered enough to replace the money the state stood to make if it held onto the container terminals.
26 Mar 2013
The Virginia Port Authority’s board of commissioners turned down two bids to buy the leases of the ports’ container terminals and voted instead to restructure its operating company and overhaul the port’s long-term strategy.
14 Mar 2013
The Port of Virginia reported container traffic was 169,390 20-foot-equivalent units in February, an increase of 12,340 TEUs, or 7.9 percent, compared with 157,050 TEUs in the same month last year.
15 Feb 2013
The Port of Virginia handled 158,766 20-foot-equivalent units in January, increasing 4,466 TEUs or 2.9 percent from 154,300 in January 2012.