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World Distribution Services Plans New Warehouse in Virginia Beach

World Distribution Services Inventory sits on shelves at a World Distribution Services warehouse. (World Distribution Services)

World Distribution Services plans to spend $6.2 million to renovate a warehouse facility near the Port of Virginia in Norfolk.

April 22, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Port of Virginia Gets Preliminary OK on Dredging Project

Port of Virginia Virginia Port Authority

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has preliminarily approved a project to dredge Virginia’s Norfolk Harbor from 50 feet to 55 feet, but a final decision on whether to fund it will come this summer.

Transport Topics
January 26, 2018
Business

Ports of Virginia, Oakland Set Records in 2017

Port of Virginia Virginia Ports Authority

The Port of Virginia and the Port of Oakland, Calif., set records for annual container traffic in 2017, according to two announcements.

Transport Topics
January 16, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Cargo Volumes Surge at Southern California Ports; Virginia Sees 8.2% Gain

Port of Long Beach Port of Long Beach via YouTube

Container traffic continues to flourish in the peak shipping season, easily outpacing last year’s totals in September.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 12, 2017
Business, Logistics

Port of Virginia Begins CSX Service to New Pittsburgh Intermodal Terminal

CSX double-stack train TT File Photo

CSX Transportation on Sept. 7 opened an intermodal terminal outside of Pittsburgh, and now the Port of Virginia will serve Pennsylvania and Ohio via double-stack trains.

Transport Topics
September 24, 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

Virginia Port Authority Board Extends CEO’s Contract Another Three Years

Port of Virginia Virginia Port Authority

The board of the Virginia Port Authority voted unanimously to extend the contract of its top executive for another three years.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
August 2, 2017
Business

Port of Virginia Sets TEU Records for June, Fiscal Year

Port of Virginia Set TEU Records for June and a Fiscal Year Virginia Port Authority

The Port of Virginia set records for handling containerized freight, both for June and during a fiscal year.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
July 12, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Port of Virginia Readies to Take on Savannah

Ari Ashe/Transport Topics

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. — The Port of Virginia is expanding within the next five years in an effort to attract larger vessels traveling through the Panama Canal, according to a presentation during an Aug. 3 sightseeing visit for Congressional staffers and the media.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 4, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Breaks Another Yearly Record for Container Volume

For the third year in a row, the Port of Virginia set a record for cargo container volume in 2015, while also setting all-time highs for truck and rail-container volume.

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