Robert McCabe

Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Norfolk Southern Confirms HQ Move to Atlanta

Norfolk Southern train TT file photo

Norfolk Southern Corp. on Dec. 12 announced officially what had been expected for some time: that it will move its corporate headquarters from Norfolk, Va., to Atlanta.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
December 12, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

CSX Sues Norfolk Southern, Short-Line Railroad Over Alleged Monopoly

CSX Train Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. ­­— CSX Transportation Inc. is suing Norfolk Southern Railway and the Chesapeake-based Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad, alleging that they have conspired to create a monopoly at Norfolk International Terminals by essentially boxing out CSX at the Port of Virginia’s largest container facility.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
October 9, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Virginia Truckers Get a Chance to Unload on Board Members

Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News

Enough already. That seemed to be the rallying cry for some truckers who got the chance on March 27 to vent about port congestion directly to the Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
March 28, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics

Port of Virginia Starts New Truck-Appointment System at Norfolk International Terminals

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The Port of Virginia began phasing in a new appointment system for truckers calling on its biggest facility – Norfolk International Terminals – part of an effort to cut congestion as cargo volumes continue to grow.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
March 6, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

For First Half of 2018, Port of Virginia Volume Growth Projected to Be Strong

Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia’s import-container business for the first half of 2018, compared with the same period last year, is projected to outpace that of the nation’s major retail container ports overall, according to the Washington, D.C.-based National Retail Federation, the world’s largest trade group, and Hackett Associates, a consulting firm.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
February 20, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

January Snow Took a Toll on Port of Virginia’s Cargo Volume

Port of Virginia

The post-New Year’s blizzard in Virginia did a number on the port.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
February 13, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Virginia Breaks Another Yearly Record for Container Volume

Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia just finished its best year ever for container volume, having moved 2.84 million TEUs, or boxes as measured in standard 20-foot units.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
January 11, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Ships Carrying 50,000 Containers Are on Horizon, Report Says

Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Container ships just keep getting bigger and bigger. Today’s top dog, the OOCL Hong Kong, can carry a mind-boggling 21,413 boxes – far more than the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Hampton Roads.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
November 29, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Virginia Keeps Breaking Records — and So Are Many Other Big Ports Across the Nation

Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News

August turned out to be yet another record month for the Port of Virginia.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
September 14, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Virginia Posts its Best July Ever for Container Volume

Port of Virginia Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia began its July-to-June fiscal year with another record-breaker.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
August 9, 2017

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