Port of Virginia Completes First Phase of $375 Million Expansion

The Port of Virginia announced Friday it has completed phase one of the $375 million expansion project at the Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) terminal with the addition of 12 new container stacks. Construction on the NIT expansion got underway in January 2018, with the project completion scheduled for 2020. The centerpiece of the project is the construction of 30 … [Read more...]

APL Antwerp Loses Eight Containers Overboard at Port of Virginia

The U.S. Coast Guard warned mariners of loose cargo containers in the water at the Port of Virginia after a reported eight containers fell overboard from a ship on Sunday afternoon. The Coast Guard Cutter Razorbill contacted watchstanders at the Sector Hampton Road’s command center yesterday at 3:45 p.m. notifying them that they noticed the loose containers while in … [Read more...]

Port of Virginia’s Harbor Deepening Project Gets Final Federal Approval

The project to make the Port of Virginia "wider, deeper and safer" has taken a critical step forward after receiving final approval for the project from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.   The Army Corps’ Chief of Engineers’ Report, issued Tuesday, is the final federal review of the project and clears the way for the deepening and widening of the commercial … [Read more...]