The Port of Virginia has about a dozen vessels anchored outside its harbor after two late January snowstorms disrupted operations for 96 hours, but the port believes it can recover quickly.
Virginia International Terminals
Virginia International Terminals
31 Jan 2022
While vessels have anchored outside ports in Georgia, New Jersey, and South Carolina, Virginia’s backlog has never been in the double digits despite volumes growing by 25 percent last year.
19 Nov 2021
The Port of Virginia is expanding the rail footprint of Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) to take advantage of import volumes that have grown at the fastest rate of any US Southeast port in 2021.
02 Jun 2021
The Port of Virginia believes two milestones will put them on firm footing to become the deepest port on the US East by late 2023 or early 2024.
01 Mar 2021
The Port of Virginia will now set a hard date to accept export containers for each vessel, providing relief to BCOs dealing with frequently changing exporter receiving dates due to vessel delays.
22 Dec 2020
Despite an all-time record in container throughput last month in Norfolk, the Port of Virginia has maintained fluidity through terminals and ensured equipment is available to truckers.
08 Dec 2020
The Port of Virginia has gained a weekly service that will be the loop’s only US stop from Northern Europe and the port’s first-ever direct connection for exporters to the Caribbean.
01 Oct 2020
The Port of Virginia’s year over year volume rose in September for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, with truck turn times still less than 40 minutes on average but elevated rail container dwelling.
23 Jun 2020
Volume at the Port of Virginia’s inland port in Richmond has jumped this year because it serves BCOs who have thrived during the pandemic amid limited restaurant options and a rise in e-commerce orders.
19 May 2020
John Reinhart, the CEO of the Virginia Port Authority, will retire from his position in March 2021, capping a tenure in which volume grew from 1.9 million TEU to 2.2 million TEU and the expansion and semi-automation of its two main container terminals.
17 Apr 2020
The Port of Virginia will temporarily suspend container operations in the Portsmouth Marine Terminal beginning May 3, a result of the dropoff in volume due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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.
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.
24 Jan 2014
Container terminals in the ports of New York-New Jersey and Virginia keep truck gates open this weekend to tackle cargo backlogs that developed over the holidays and have worsened with this month’s cold weather.
21 Aug 2013
The Virginia Port Authority has converted its terminal operating company, Virginia International Terminals, to a Virginia limited liability company.
24 May 2013
Hanjin Shipping’s Busan container terminal and the turnaround times it affords are enough to make eyes water.
04 Apr 2013
Virginia’s Gov. Bob McDonnell has reviewed and accepted the Virginia Port Authority board of commissioner’s decision to terminate the evaluation of the Public-Private Transportation Act proposals.
24 Jan 2013
When the Virginia Port Authority board meets on March 26, it will decide whether to pursue two current private bids to operate its terminals or to proceed with the plan to restructure the VPA and its terminal operating subsidiary, Virginia International Terminals.
23 Jan 2013
The board of the Virginia Port Authority has set a date of March 26 as the deadline for determining the future of VPA’s terminals on Hampton Roads.
23 Dec 2012
East and Gulf Coast ports are clearing cargo from marine terminals in preparation for next week’s threatened dockworker strike as a negotiating standoff continues.