Committee Presentation. Board of Commissioners. Session . 351. May 28, 2013. 2013 Fiscal Year-to-Date, July-April. Total TEUs. 1,798,204. 1,621,835. 10.9. Total Rail Containers. 338,495. 285,886. 18.4. ID: 755791
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Marketing/ Business Development
Board of Commissioners
May 28, 2013Slide2
2013 Fiscal Year-to-Date, July-April
Total Rail Containers338,495285,886+18.4
Source: Terminal Statistics
Ship Calls 1,6131,580+ 2.1
B/B Tonnage290,262 306,873-5.4
Total Barge Containers45,78836,977+23.8
Budgeted vs. Actual, FY 2013
Virginia Sets Deep Draft Record with
The Port of Virginia set a mark that no other port on the US East Coast can equal: it loaded a containership so heavy that it required 49 feet of water to sail. Virginia is the last stop on the service and the 50 foot channel depth allows the Port to load heavy and maximize the economy of scale of a Suez Class vessel.The Port of Virginia holds the prior East Coast depth record of 48.5 feet with the MSC Roma.Both ships were fully loadedMay 2013, Portsmouth, Va.Slide7
ZIM Adds Virginia to Port Rotation
Revised rotation of ZCP service
First call June 15 by Zim MediterraneanThe new rotation will beSavannah, Virginia, NY, Halifax, Kingston, LA, Oakland, Vostochny, Ningbo, Shanghai, Pusan, Balboa, Kingston, and SavannahZCP service is currentlyoperated by 10 vessels with capacity ranging from4,800 TEUs to 5,000 TEUs7Slide8
Hollister announced they will invest $29.6M to upgrade machinery and expand their manufacturing plant in Augusta County. They develop and manufacture medical devices.
The company will add 50,000 square feet of warehouse space and new equipment to automate processes with robotics and high-technology equipment, enhance products, and increase production volume. Virginia successfully competed against Ireland for the project.9Slide10
Sabra Dipping Company
country's leading hummus manufacturer, will invest $86 million to further expand its manufacturing capacity in Chesterfield County.The first drums of tahini from the Middle East arrived via barge to the Port of Richmond during the second week of May. The second shipment arrived on May 23rd. This expansion will create 140 new jobs over the next several years.10Slide11
recently expanded their footprint at the Virginia Regional Commerce Park in Suffolk.They will expand by 40,000 square feet, create 5 new jobs and invest $80,000. 11Slide12
Lumber Liquidators will expand their operations to Northgate Commerce Park in Suffolk.
They will occupy 150,000 square feet of this facility.12Slide13
High Liner Foods
High Liner Foods recently announced they will expand and invest $6.6 million to upgrade their facility in Newport News.
This expansion will create 60 new jobs. Virginia successfully competed against Georgia and South Carolina for the project.13Slide14
, one of the world’s largest quartz and granite counter top producers, will locate in Hampton.The company will occupy 161,000 square feet at the Enterchange facility. This location will serve as the company’s eastern import logistic center.14Slide15
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