Robert McCabe

Business, Government

Port of Virginia Container Volume Rises 2% in September

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NORFOLK, Va. — Container volume at the Port of Virginia last month edged up 2% from its record-breaking gain in the same month a year ago.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
October 17, 2016
Business, Logistics

Port of Virginia Announces New Restrictions in Wake of Hanjin Bankruptcy

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The impact of the bankruptcy filing by South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping Co. continues to be felt in Hampton Roads.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
September 7, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia on Track for Increased Double-Stack Rail Service

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There’s light at the end of the tunnel — the Virginia Avenue Tunnel in Washington, D.C., specifically.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
August 22, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Reports 3.6% Drop in July Container Volume

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Container volume at the Port of Virginia in July dropped 3.6% year-over-year, while it's up 1.1% for the first seven months of the calendar year, port officials announced Aug. 17.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
August 18, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Container Volume Rises Little in June

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The Port of Virginia saw a small gain in container volume last month and a smidge more than that for the fiscal year that ended June 30, port officials announced July 12.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
July 13, 2016
Business

Coal's Hard Slide Felt at Port in Hampton Roads

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Coal exports from the port in Hampton Roads continued to tank in the first six months of 2016, following a portwide, year-over-year drop of about 35% in 2015.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
July 12, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Container Volume Falls Almost 5% in May

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Container volume in May at the Port of Virginia sank a bit year-over-year, but port officials said they saw the drop coming.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
June 17, 2016
Business, Government

Virginia Port Union Official Resigns After Audit Finds Unauthorized Fund

The business agent for one of six dockworker union offices in the Port of Virginia has resigned and will be removed from other union posts he holds after an internal audit found an “unauthorized and previously undisclosed account,” the port’s top labor official confirmed April 19.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
April 20, 2016
Business, Government

Virginia Port Officials, Buoyed by State's $350 Million Aid, See Bright Future, Some Rough Water

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At the Virginia Port Authority board meeting, there was a nearly euphoric sense of gratitude in the wake of the General Assembly’s OK of a $350 million state-backed bond deal – driven by Gov. Terry McAuliffe – supporting the growth of the port’s biggest container terminal, Norfolk International Terminals.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
March 23, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Container Volume Rebounds

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After a three-month lull, container volume at the Port of Virginia’s terminals bounced back significantly in February, increasing nearly 24% from the same month a year ago.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
March 14, 2016

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