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.

Port of Los Angeles.
09 Feb 2018
After a substantial gain in 2017, retailers are forecasting another increase in US container import volume in 2018, as container lines and beneficial cargo owners prepare for annual trans-Pacific rate and service contract negotiations.
Rail-mounted gantry cranes arrive at the Port of Virginia.
01 Feb 2018
Virginia is the latest US port to introduce appointment systems for truckers as marine terminals try to better handle the import surges caused by mega-ship calls.
23 Jan 2018
The Trump administration announced the tariffs Monday in response to complaints from US-based manufacturers that foreign competition was unfairly flooding the US market with cheap imports.
12 Jan 2018
CEO and Executive Director of the Port of Virginia John Reinhart and JOC Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi discuss the year ahead at the Port of Virginia amid growing volumes and shifting transportation landscape.
12 Oct 2017
Virginia joins Miami, South Carolina, Port Everglades, Tampa, Jacksonville, Port Manatee, and Savannah in the program.
05 Oct 2017
Virginia is one of several North American ports that are exploring or have implemented reservation systems for trucks.
29 Sep 2017
Virginia’s Port of Richmond is evolving from an underutilized riverport into an inland distribution hub.
19 Sep 2017
The Port of Virginia is tapping into the growing Midwest market.
10 Jul 2017
The changing landscape for international intermodal rail reflects the fierce competition among US East Coast ports to attract away from the West Coast discretionary cargo into and out of points east of the Ohio Valley.
27 Jun 2017
The $42 million North Gate project is part of a larger investment the Virginia Port Authority has undertaken to improve productivity for shippers.
26 May 2017
The opening of the elevated Bayonne Bridge in June is likely to bring change.
18 May 2017
Roughly $4.6 billion is needed at East and Gulf coast ports to remedy pinch points in harbor infrastructure.
07 Apr 2017
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.
27 Feb 2017
State port authorities in Georgia and Virginia want US federal maritime regulators to allow them to work together.
19 Jan 2017
The Port of Virginia will extend truck gate hours at its Virginia International Gateway terminal, starting Monday, to make up for delays caused by the closing of VIG and three other terminals earlier this month due to snow.
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.
05 Dec 2016
The Port of Virginia hopes the expansion of a nearby foreign trade zone will make the port more attractive to shippers.
27 Oct 2016
The US Maritime Administration will provide $4.64 million in “marine highway” grants for five existing or proposed container-on-barge services.
10 Oct 2016
Ports from Miami to Hampton Roads resumed cargo operations Monday.
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.
16 Jun 2016
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett and Port of Virginia Chief Sales Officer Tom Capozzi got together at the 16th TPM Conference discuss the Port of Virginia’s ability to handle mega-ships efficiently, capacity expansion efforts, and future prospects of trade with Cuba.
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.
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.