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  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The heavy-load vessel Happy Buccaneer was on berth yesterday at Norfolk International  Terminals (NIT) with the first group of six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) that are the  centerpieces of the $375 million capacity expansion project, the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) said in its latest release. The Happy Buccaneer’s arrival signals the start of an 18-month […]

  • 26 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals, the independent port operating division of the A.P. Moller Maersk Group, and the Virginia Port Authority today each… [mappress] Source: apmterminals, June 26, 2010

  • 2 October 2020
    Business development

    A couple of weeks ago, the CMA CGM Brazil was brought alongside the berth at VIG during the course of her 24-hour stay in Virginia. At more than 1,200 feet long and nearly 170 feet wide, the containership is massive. Moreover, it is bigger than any containership to call The Port of Virginia or come to the U.S. […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) has just announced that the company will host applicants for the Waterway Maintenance Fund program on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. As reported, applicants are invited to attend this meeting to present new project requests or to provide updates to the community on existing dredging projects. In May 2018, the Virginia […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project that will make the Port of Virginia the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is now underway, according to the port officials. Following the finalization of the contract, the project’s initial phase started Sunday, reported the Virginia Port Authority. “The container ships are getting bigger and require more water depth to […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Virginia and Weeks Marine of Cranford, NJ, have signed a $78 million dredging contract to make this port the deepest one on the U.S. East Coast. According to the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), this is the contract for the first phase and the total cost of the project, including the preliminary engineering […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia processed more than 241,416 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in September 2019 – an increase of more than 9 percent vs. September 2018 – putting the port’s cargo volume growth for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 at more than 4 percent. Commenting the latest news, John F. Reinhart, the CEO […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    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 by the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. “The project’s inclusion in the bill clears the path for The Port of Virginia to become the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has approved $1 million in grant awards to eight Virginia localities to upgrade their local ports and waterfront parks, repair and maintain local maritime assets and  spur waterfront development. “Localities throughout the Commonwealth can apply for funding through The Port of Virginia’s Aid to Local Ports Program. The budget for the […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Terry R. McAuliffe on Wednesday announced that The Port of Virginia has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia International Gateway (VIG) that clears the way for the port to begin work on doubling capacity at the deep-water container terminal. “This is an historic event for The Port of Virginia,” McAuliffe said. “This new […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and On-dock Intermodal Rail will take place later today, September 18th at 2 p.m. local time at PortMiami, Cruise Terminal E. With the completion of more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects, PortMiami became the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the Port of Virginia’s preliminary reports for fiscal year 2015 indicate that it will post its first yearly operating profit since 2008. The Port is forecast to turn a $16.1 million profit, which is a $31.5 million improvement in operating income compared with the prior fiscal year. Speaking at an […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders from the Port of Virginia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have signed the Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) for the Norfolk Harbor and Southern Branch deepening projects. The Corps was represented by Col. Paul B. Olsen, Norfolk District Engineer, and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) by John Reinhart, CEO and executive director. […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Often referred to as the jewel of Hampton Roads, the Norfolk District put Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area on display through a partnership of port, state and corps officials for Sen. Tim Kaine last week. Kaine, who is on a two-week tour throughout Virginia, saw and heard firsthand how vital the facility’s continued use […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest AmericasBarometer survey, the Panama Canal Authority is considered one of the most trusted institutions in Panama. The survey is coordinated by Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Panama Canal has a 69.8% trust index, right below the Catholic and […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami kicked off its Countdown to the Panama Canal 2015 campaign with a flag exchange between the U.S. and Panamanian officials that heralded the coming Post-Panamax era as one of the most important things to happen in shipping in the last century. Ambassador to the U.S., Mario Jaramillo, and Panama Canal Authority V.P. Rodolfo Sabonge […]

  • 24 May 2012

    APM Terminals of Portsmouth, Va., has submitted a proposal to the Commonwealth of Virginia for a strategic partnership with the Port of Virginia. APM Terminals is offering to be responsible for the operation of all Port of Virginia facilities in Hampton Roads and related inland locations. APM Terminals will bring efficient operations through global knowledge, […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) hosted a very successful and well-attended fifth annual Shifting International Trade Routes , on Jan. 19-20, 2012, presented by the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) , and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). The 1 ½ -day workshop included presentations by leading industry experts in fields such as international trade, […]

  • 23 September 2011

    Virginia Port Authority’s top-to-bottom shake-up will leave no stone unturned in its quest to make the port more competitive on the US East Coast (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, September 23, 2011

  • 28 March 2011

      At its annual Spring Conference on March 21, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)-representing the interests of seaports throughout the Western Hemisphere-elected Jerry A. Bridges, executive director of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), to serve as the international trade association’s 2011-12 chairman of the board. Mr. Bridges is slated to be installed as […]

  • 22 April 2010

    State officials are proposing the financially troubled Port of Richmond become part of the Virginia Port Authority, a move that could significantly reduce freight traffic on highways and save millions in road construction along Interstate 64… [mappress] Source:styleweekly,April 22,2010;

  • 12 April 2010

    GALVESTON — A year ago, something happened at the Virginia Port Authority that sent ripples across waterfronts everywhere… [mappress] Source:galvestondailynews,April 12,2010;

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The opening of the newly dredged channel in Neabsco Creek was recently made official with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on a pontoon boat on the creek waters leading to the Potomac River. About a year ago, the U.S. Coast Guard closed the channel to boat traffic because silt and sediment in the channel made […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) Board of Commissioners has awarded Accomack and Northampton Counties a total of $385,000 to complete pre-dredge surveys at two locations. The VPA Board met Thursday, May 21, to determine allocations for the first year’s Waterway’s Maintenance Fund (WMF) Grant Program awards. Northampton County has been awarded $197,000 for dredging the […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Mr. Ricky R.D. James, traveled to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District recently to meet with Virginia Port Authority leaders.  During the visit, the Assistant Secretary James said: “Norfolk District is preparing to ‘Move Dirt’ in Norfolk Harbor and start dredging to allow for […]