Norfolk, VA, had a record February TEU throughput of more than 40,000 TEUs prior to February 2020. This volume was driven by significant volume and export heavy lift cargo, and the record monthly TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) volume handled was nearly 249,000 TEUs, setting a record for February cargoes.

Stephen A. Edwards, executive director of the Virginia Port Activity, believes «the port will consistently perform at a very high level of service in all phases of our operations, and this is important because we are working with ocean carriers and cargo owners to process some cargo other ports need to get to market.»
During the fiscal year 2021, the port is expected to increase throughput by millions of TEU, as well as the port’s operational efficiency and productivity.


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