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Business, Government

Port of Virginia Signs Long-Term Lease for Virginia International Gateway Terminal

The Port of Virginia signed a new long-term lease for the Virginia International Gateway terminal, which paves the way to expand capacity at the nation’s sixth-largest port by volume.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2016
Business, Government

Ports of Virginia and Charleston Report Record August Volume

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Two top ports on the East Coast reported that August was a record month for containers, although the data reflects the period before Hanjin Shipping Co. filed for bankruptcy on Aug. 31.

September 13, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Reports $4.76 Million Profit in 2016

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The Port of Virginia reported $4.76 million in profits for fiscal year 2016, which ran from July 1 to June 30.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 9, 2016
Business, Government

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

Maersk Line

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

Jay Mallin/Bloomberg News

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
Government

Virginia Proposal Would Allow Trucks in I-66 HOT Lanes Outside Beltway

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Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne has proposed allowing Class 8 vehicles to use two high occupancy travel lanes on a 22-mile stretch of Interstate 66 starting just outside the Capital Beltway.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
August 9, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Container Volume Rises Little in June

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

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
Government

DOT Gives West Virginia $5.7 Million for Emergency Road Repair After Floods

West Virginia DOT via Reuters

Flood-ravaged West Virginia will receive $5.7 million in emergency relief funds for road repair from the Federal Highway Administration, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced June 30.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
July 1, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Container Volume Falls Almost 5% in May

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

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

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