Cargo up at Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia in April processed more than 323,000 TEUs making it the second-most productive month in the port’s history for handling export and import containers.“The operations team really performed well during a very busy month,” said Stephen A. Edwards, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority. “We’re about half-way through the process of bringing our two new ship-to-shore cranes online at Norfolk International Terminals’ (NIT) South ... [+]

March is Among Port of Virginia’s Most Productive Months

The Port of Virginia’s® cargo operations remained fluid in March having handled more than 314,000 TEUs, nearly 47% of which was loaded imports.“In terms of overall volume, this March ranks as the fourth most productive month in our history,” said Stephen A. Edwards, CEO and executive director of the Virginia ... [+]

Port of Virginia moves ahead with rail capacity expansion

The Port of Virginia® is embarking on an expansion of its double-stack, on-dock rail operation that when complete will allow the port to handle 1.1 million containers a year via rail.The process of doubling the size of the Central Rail Yard at Norfolk International Terminals moved ahead when the Virginia ... [+]

Port of Virginia August TEU Volumes Surpass 307,000 Units

The Port of Virginia® in August processed more than 307,000 TEUs, making it the busiest August on record and the port’s second most productive month in its history.The combination of modern terminals and an experienced operating team are combining for success and ongoing efficiency, said Stephen A. Edwards, CEO and ... [+]

Port of Virginia Handles Record Volumes in July

The Port of Virginia® is handling, on average, more than 282,000 TEUs per month thus far in 2021 and doing so while advancing multiple, critical infrastructure projects aimed at driving the port’s efficiency and maximizing capacity.In July, the port processed more than 293,000 TEUs making it the second busiest month ... [+]

Port of Virginia sets new volume record

The Port of Virginia® set a new June cargo volume record having handled more than 281,000 TEUs, which is an increase of nearly 71,000 units year over-year.June was the tenth consecutive month of record-breaking volumes for the port and helped push its total TEU volume for FY21 to a record-breaking ... [+]

High Levels Continue at The Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia® in April set a new record for monthly TEU volume having handled more than 286,000 units. “We prepared our operations for the expected surge of volumes from the Suez incident and our team did not miss a beat processing the cargo,” said Stephen A. Edwards, ... [+]

New February Record is Set at Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia® in February set a new record for monthly TEU volume having handled nearly 249,000 TEUs and in doing so set a new record for February cargo volume. February’s record TEU volume was more than 40,000 TEUs ahead of Feb. 2020 and was driven by heavy ... [+]

Port of Virginia is Only US East Coast Stop for Europe-to-Caribbean Service

On December 5, The Port of Virginia® welcomed the HAMMONIA EMDEN, the first container ship in a new vessel service that gives the port a direct link to both Northern Europe, an important market for imports, and the Caribbean, an emerging market for export cargo. Virginia is the only ... [+]

Port of Virginia Welcomes Stephen Edwards as its Next CEO and Executive Director

The Virginia Port Authority Board (VPA) of Commissioners today introduced Stephen Edwards as the next leader of The Port of Virginia®. He succeeds John F. Reinhart who for the last seven years has led the VPA as its CEO and executive director. Edwards has extensive experience in the global transportation ... [+]

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