Port of Virginia

Established in 1952, the Virginia Port Authority owns and is responsible for the operations of the Port of Virginia — three marine terminals: Norfolk International Terminals, Portsmouth Marine Terminal and Newport News Marine Terminal, as well as the Virginia Inland Port, an inland intermodal facility located in Front Royal. Subsidiary Virginia International Terminals was incorporated in 1981 to operate the terminals owned by VPA.

Webcasts

Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT
20 Jul 2016
Virginia's port will get more capacity and an operational overhaul.
11 Mar 2016
After a flat January, container volume surged by double digits at the Port of Virginia in February, partly thanks to favorable comparisons to last year.
16 Feb 2016
Container volume at the Port of Virginia was flat in January, rising 0.4 percent year-over-year although its little sister Richmond Marine Terminal on the Charles River posted its best January in history, growing 45 percent year-over-year with 1,295 twenty-foot-equivalent units.
02 Feb 2016
The Port of Virginia Monday signed a 40-year lease with the City of Richmond to operate the Richmond Marine Terminal and unveiled new capacity and productivity boosting measures for the river port.
22 Jan 2016
After near-unprecedented congestion rocked the Port of Virginia in 2015, the 50-foot-deep port says it’s ready to handle brisk volume growth coming via the larger vessels soon to move through the expanded Panama Canal — and do so efficiently.
13 Jan 2016
The Port of Virginia’s container volume topped 2.5 million 20-foot-equivalent units for the first time as its terminals posted a 6.5 percent increase in TEUs during 2015, despite a decline in December volume.
10 Dec 2015
Though a muted peak season drew down cargo volumes last month, the Port of Virginia remains on track to complete a record-setting 2015, according to officials.
03 Dec 2015
The Port of Virginia’s chassis pool will implement a new system allowing beneficial cargo owners to be billed directly for chassis fees, and taking truckers and ocean carriers out of the middle of the billing process.
Russell Held at JOC Inland 2015
22 Nov 2015
Port of Virginia's Russell Held on its short-haul inland network, rail connections and the Panama Canal expansion.
12 Nov 2015
The Port of Virginia handled 233,466 twenty-foot-equivalent units of full and empty containers in October, making it the port’s single busiest month ever and the eighth straight with volume above 200,000 TEUs.
21 Sep 2015
The Virginia Port Authority will continue to operate the Port of Richmond after the city awarded the VPA a 40-year concession of the inland port on the James River.