The Federal Maritime Commission’s unanimous decision not to block the East Coast Gateway Port Terminal Agreement, the first of its kind in the United States, sets a precedent for port partnerships of this kind.
Virginia Port Authority
16 Dec 2016
When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
03 Oct 2016
The Port of Virginia is also improving road and terminal gate fluidity to keep its existing local and regional shippers happy after rashes of congestion.
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.
20 Jul 2016
Virginia's port will get more capacity and an operational overhaul.
17 Jun 2016
Total container volumes at U.S Southeast ports took it on the chin last month.
09 Jun 2016
Details were still scant Thursday as to the exact problem that occurred. The port authority had yet to respond to a JOC.com request for specifics.
08 Jun 2016
The Port of Virginia has closed its Virginia International Gateway terminal to inbound truck traffic.
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.
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.
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