The Port of Virginia will shift more vessel calls to the Virginia International Gateway (VIG) terminal so shippers using rail can receive their cargo faster.
Norfolk Southern opens transfer terminal in Chesapeake to serve shippers of dry and liquid bulk commodities
10 Jun 2019
The new expanded intermodal rail yard has reopened at the Port of Virginia, doubling capacity for CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern. The port says this means quicker transfers from ships to trains.
26 Apr 2019
An infusion of trucks and tractors from bankrupt NEMF would help Estes stretch its service offerings further beyond LTL and deeper into flatbed and dedicated truckload markets.
10 Apr 2019
Virginia Port Authority CEO John Reinhart says the port could see multiple mega-ships calling at once by 2020, as carriers move away from smaller vessels under the IMO’s low-sulfur fuel rules.
04 Apr 2019
Virginia port truck drivers sent a letter last week asking operators to pay higher rates when Norfolk-area terminals are congested, but trucking companies say they already do.
18 Jan 2019
A slew of upgrades, efficiency improvements, and new services are all aimed at boosting business.
20 Dec 2018
A reservation system is one tool to improve fluidity, according to port officials, but the trucking community believes restricting access is a step in the wrong direction.
12 Dec 2018
Shippers will have to scramble after Union Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway announced the elimination of more than 425 domestic and nearly 100 international origin-and-destination interline pairs in multiple phases.
10 Dec 2018
Virginia officials are working through teething problems — including unused booked appointments — as the port strives to boost fluidity.
04 Dec 2018
The port authorities involved believe the current total is good enough for now, but how long that remains the case, and what action they would take moving forward, depends on several factors.
30 Nov 2018
Market share remains in the single digits —both as a percentage of overall reefer imports and exports in the US and overall volumes within the individual ports — but the port authorities of Georgia, South Carolina, and Virginia say the US Department of Agriculture clearance will open the door to even more business opportunities.
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