Port of Virginia Continues to Process Record Container Volumes; Expansion Work Set to Begin at VIG

Port of Virginia Continues to Process Record Container Volumes; Expansion Work Set to Begin at VIG

The Port of Virginia® moved 228,516 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in January, setting a new volume mark for the month, growing volume by 18.5 percent when compared with last January and pushing the …
Feb 13, 2017 /  Curious
Port of Virginia Sets New Volume Record in 2016 Having Handled 2.65 Million TEUs

Port of Virginia Sets New Volume Record in 2016 Having Handled 2.65 Million TEUs

The Port of Virginia® set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total. In 2016, …
Jan 13, 2017 /  Curious
November Cargo Volumes at Port of Virginia Strong as Peak Season Nears Close; Port Moves 475,000 TEUs in Two Months

November Cargo Volumes at Port of Virginia Strong as Peak Season Nears Close; Port Moves 475,000 TEUs in Two Months

With peak season nearing its close, The Port of Virginia® in November handled 236,155 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units), making it the second-busiest month in the port’s history. In comparison with last …
Dec 12, 2016 /  Curious
Virginia Port and Konecranes Reach Final Agreement on World’s Largest Automated-Stacking Cranes Contract

Virginia Port and Konecranes Reach Final Agreement on World’s Largest Automated-Stacking Cranes Contract

Governor Terry R. McAuliffe announced November 15th that The Port of Virginia® will finalize the $217 million contract with Konecranes for that company to build and deliver 86 specialized cranes that will …
Nov 23, 2016 /  Curious
Port of Virginia Sets Single-Month Mark for TEU Volume; Rail and RMT Use Continues to Grow

Port of Virginia Sets Single-Month Mark for TEU Volume; Rail and RMT Use Continues to Grow

As peak cargo season continues, The Port of Virginia is adding to its record books. In October, the port handled 238,567 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units), making it the single-busiest month in the port’s …
Nov 18, 2016 /  Curious