Virginia Port Authority

21 Sep 2016
The Port of Virginia has cleared the way for the port to begin work doubling capacity at a deep-sea container terminal where space has been tight as traffic has increased on the Virginia waterfront.
Port of Virginia's John Reinhart at PPNA 2015.
19 Jan 2016
Port of Virginia's John Reinhart on their strategy of making many smaller improvements for a lasting, sustained change to operations to expand with the industry.
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.
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.
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.
10 Sep 2015
CMA CGM will offer a Richmond, Virginia, bill of lading to importers and exporters using the city-owned port, allowing shippers to tender cargo to the carriers or pick up shipments at the inland port on the James River.
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.
24 Mar 2015
Winter weather that closed the Port of Virginia for four days contributed to a $560,000 operating loss for the port authority during February.
15 Dec 2014
Port of Virginia container volume grew 8.2 percent year-over-year in November, continuing the port's 11-month streak of year-over-year gains even as the peak shipping season wanes.
29 Oct 2014
A manufacturer of custom office furniture is investing $17 million to establish a Virginia distribution center at the CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Suffolk, a boost for the Port of Virginia and CSX Transportation and another sign of growing momentum for inland ports served by rail.
Ships at port
02 Oct 2014
Low ocean carrier rates are to blame for much of the congestion afflicting U.S. container ports, several ocean carriers and terminal operators said at a Federal MaritimeCommission hearing this week.