Port of Virginia

19 Jan 2017
The Port of Virginia will extend truck gate hours at its Virginia International Gateway terminal.
Stakeholders are urging the FMC to make a decision about a SOLAS discussion group.
03 Jun 2016
Pressure is building on U.S. maritime regulators to quickly decide whether ports and container lines can hash out details on a strategy that could dramatically simplify exporters’ meeting the SOLAS container weight rule.
31 May 2016
Volume rose slightly at East Coast ports as traffic declined elsewhere.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
10 May 2016
The Virginia Port Authority has revised its position on the SOLAS container weight rule, the latest sign of how terminals and port operators are changing tactics.
20 Apr 2016
The business agent-financial secretary for an International Longshoremen’s Association local at the Port of Virginia resigned, and will be removed from other positions, after an audit revealed funds were used for non-union purposes, a top officer said.
14 Apr 2016
The Port of Virginia set a new record in March for the amount of rail cargo handled in a month, despite a decline in overall containerized volume in the month.
06 Apr 2016
The Virginia Port Authority has said that to comply with the SOLAS container weight rule it won’t accept containers without a verified gross mass declaration, joining the 13 terminals at the Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex in not offering weighing services to shippers.
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.