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  • 18 October 2019

    The works to make the Port of Virginia the deepest port on the US East Coast are set to begin in January 2020.

  • 13 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 7 – October 13, 2019).   Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek Dredging Work Wraps Up The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority last week celebrated the completion of the deepening of the […]

  • 24 July 2019

    The 800-foot extension allows the terminal to service as many as three ULCVs simultaneously.

  • 3 July 2019

    Port of Virginia has become the first port in the United States of America to join LNG bunkering coalition SEALNG.

  • 10 January 2019

    The Port of Virginia welcomed four new STS cranes – the latest step in the USD 320 million expansion project. 

  • 27 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 22-28, 2018).   Port of Virginia One Step Closer to Deeper Channels The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval […]

  • 26 October 2018

    The Trump administration has approved the Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project.

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Virginia’s volumes increase to 2.8 million TEUs during fiscal year 2018, mainly due to a rise in imports.

  • 10 May 2017

    Image Courtesy: Port of Virginia The Port of Virginia welcomed on May 8 COSCO Development, the largest containership to call this port and the US East Coast.  The 13,092 TEU boxship breaks the previous record held by the 10,000 MOL Benefactor when it sailed to Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) last summer. “We’ve seen nothing like her here. For years, […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia is set to benefit from an increased trade especially as bigger ships start bringing in more cargo. Namely, the port has just wrapped up one of the busiest months in its history and is now preparing to welcome its biggest ship ever, the 13,000 TEU COSCO Development. COSCO Development is expected to be […]

  • 14 March 2017

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) reopened the Port of Virginia in the morning hours of March 14 (local time), after it was closed due to forecasted winds of up to 50 knots. “The Port of Virginia is now open without restrictions,” Capt. Rick Wester, captain of the port, said. “However, as long as adverse weather conditions […]

  • 12 January 2017

    The US Port of Virginia set a new annual record for container cargo volume, having handled more than 2.65 million TEUs in 2016, a 4.2 percent increase over prior year’s total. In 2016, import and export volumes were up 6 percent and 2.6 percent, respectively, over the prior year. “In 2016, we moved 106,000 more […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    With peak season nearing its close, the US Port of Virginia in November handled 236,155 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), making it the second-busiest month in the port’s history after the record-breaking October 2016. In comparison with last November, TEU volumes are up 16 percent; rail units up 35 percent; truck volume up 8 percent; Virginia […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The  Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) said it was closely monitoring the movement of Hurricane Arthur and was taking precautionary steps to prepare the terminals at the Port of Virginia for any eventuality.   Unlike Port of Wilmington and Port of Morehead City, that closed for traffic and were bracing for impact yesterday, the Virgina Port […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia in April was in positive territory across-the-board in all of the monthly cargo measures it tracks including double-digit TEU growth that made April the third best month in the port’s history. John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority said he was “cautiously optimistic” by the report. […]