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Extended Weekend Hours

FTBT FLASH⚡ The P.O.V. has announces the following weekend operating hours: Saturday, October 20 NIT – standard hours – 0700 open – 1100 portal closure (fully TRS mandatory) PMT – standard hours – 0700 open – 1100 last units processed VIG – expanded hours – 0100 open – 1600 portal closure (TRS mandatory from 0100…

Port ops Update 10/12

Per the Port of Virginia The high winds associated with the remnants of Hurricane Michael are creating a challenging operating environment at Virginia International Gateway (VIG) and Norfolk International Terminals (NIT). With safety as our primary goal, please be advised of the following: At VIG: Multiple containers are blown over inside the stacks Stacks 4,…

TRS Queing system for port drivers

From the P.O.V.: As you know, The PRO-PASS Truck Reservation System (TRS), with mandatory hours beginning at NIT on Thursday morning, March 1, 2018. The efficiencies gained via the TRS will facilitate a faster, more efficient on-terminal experience for our motor carrier partners. Beginning March 1: Mandatory reservations will be required between 0500 – 0700…

FTBT MEMBERSHIP MEETING 2/24

To commemorate our 4th year organizing professional drivers, FTBT is answering the call to produce another meeting. We hope to have your attendance on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at the Iron workers local hall- 5703 E. Virginia Beach blvd. Norfolk. The start time is 9:00a and light refreshments will be available. No admission cost is…

VIG/PPCY GATE HOURS FEB. 3rd & 4th

FTBT FLASH⚡ For you weekend workers… The following weekend truck gate hours have been announced for VIG and the PPCY Saturday, Feb. 3 VIG Open 0300 hours Portal Closure 1400 hours Hard Stop 1500 hours PPCY Open 0500 hours Close 1500 hours Sunday, Feb. 4 VIG Open 0600 hours Portal Closure 1200 hours Hard Stop…

New Block Stow Area (ZS2) Opens at NIT

January 24, 2018 We continue to pursue our plans for greater capacity and efficiency at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT), and across the port.  New construction requires our terminal operating team, and our partners, to be nimble and responsive. We are pleased to announce the opening of a new block stowage area for empty containers at…

WINTER WEATHER PORT ADVISORY UPDATE

As of 0900 hours this morning, 6-8 inches of snow has accumulated across our terminals in Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News. Another three inches of snow fell at Richmond Marine Terminal. High winds and sub-freezing temperatures are contributing to blowing and drifting snow – a challenging environment for snow removal and service restoration. A blizzard…

Scheduled changes at NIT South

Scheduled changes at NIT South: Effective at 0500 hours today, December 29, at NIT South Lanes 1-10 in the NEW Temporary Exchange (labeled TE on the map below) will OPEN See photos of the new TE lanes below Drivers will follow the traditional traffic pattern to the South Zone, following the blue signs further south to…