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Virginia International Gateway

Facility Overview

Virginia International Gateway is a privately owned container terminal located on the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, Virginia. The Virginia Port Authority operates the terminal that handles 1.2 million TEUs per year. It occupies 576 acres and includes a US Customs Port of Entry. A re-engineering project completed in 2019 doubled the terminal’s capacity to 480,000 lifts per year. The new terminal can accommodate up to three ultra-large container vessels (ULCV) along its 4,000 linear feet of berth capacity. The navigation channel has a depth of 50 feet. The terminal has 12 super post-Panamax cranes for large container vessels. The on-dock yard has almost 20,000 linear feet of railway tracks.

Address: 1000 Virginia International Gateway Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Quick Links

  • Gate Hours: Mon-Fri: 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM Sat – Sun: Closed
  • Operations Telephone: (757) 335-4354
  • Vessel Schedule Link
  • Rail Schedule: N/A
  • Operator: Virginia International Terminals, LLC (VIT)
  • Crane Camera
  • Container Availability System
  • Facility Map
  • FIRMS Code: N195
  • Port Code: 1401
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Individual: Drivers should not proceed to a marine terminal without securing a validated reservation within PRO-PASS
    • Vehicles: RFID tags are mandatory at Norfolk International Terminal and Virginia International Gateway
  • Virginia Freight Forwarder Listings

FDA Facility: Portsmouth Port
1040 University Blvd Portsmouth, VA 23703
Tel: 757-483-7030
Fax: 757-483-7035

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