Keeping these projects funded and on schedule is important because beneficial cargo owners want to put their supply chains in markets ready for the future of ocean transportation — and that means being ready for mega-ships.
Virginia Port Authority
31 May 2018
The Port of Virginia has scored a major victory to deepen its harbor to 55 feet and make the location one of the most attractive on the US East Coast for beneficial cargo owners.
16 Mar 2018
The Port of Virginia’s system is off to a good start; however it remains to be seen whether the shorter turn times will hold up once mandatory appointments expand to the congested Virginia International Gateway and Portsmouth Marine Terminal.
01 Aug 2017
Sponsored: Unprecedented actions necessary to efficiently move freight in new era, said ports of Virginia and Georgia leaders in a video interview.
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.
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.