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Business, Government

Positive Traffic News at Ports of Virginia, Charleston, Jacksonville

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

November was a positive month for several of the top ports in North America, according to monthly statistics released in mid-December.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 13, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia on Pace to End 2016 on Strong Note

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The Port of Virginia had its second-busiest month in its history with double-digit year-over-year gains in containerized cargo traffic for November.

December 12, 2016
TCA

Virginia Port Authority Floats Ambitious Plan for Future

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

As recently as two years ago, the Virginia Port Authority was losing millions of dollars annually. Now that the port's administration has gotten back to a break-even point, the board of directors is charting an ambitious course that projects to create hundreds of thousands of jobs around the state in the next half-century.

Mike Holtzclaw | Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)
November 18, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Signs $217 Million Deal to Acquire Automated Cranes

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The Commonwealth of Virginia signed a deal with Konecranes to provide the Port of Virginia with 86 automated stacking cranes as part of a large-scale expansion at the Virginia International Gateway and Norfolk International Terminal over the next five years.

November 15, 2016
TCA

Port of Virginia Reports Another Single-Month Record for Container Volume

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Two months after reporting that August was its all-time-busiest month, the port has another record-breaker on its hands.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
November 15, 2016
Business, Government

Even on Election Day, Virginia Port Means Business

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

While Nov. 8 is a paid holiday for dockworkers at the Port of Virginia, that doesn’t mean everybody will have a day off.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
November 8, 2016
Business, Government

Port of Virginia Container Volume Rises 2% in September

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

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, 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

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