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Virginia Port Authority hires new CEO

Smiling businessman in dark suit

PortandTerminal.com, October 31, 2020 NORFOLK, VA – Stephen Edwards will become the chief executive officer and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, effective Jan. 19, the Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners announced Wednesday. He succeeds John F. Reinhart, who announced in May of his retirement in March 2021 after a seven-year term in which he oversaw the resurgence …

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Massive new $220 million Walmart distribution center gives Port of Charleston boost

Warehouse shelves. Fork lifts. Merchandise

PortandTerminal.com, July 20, 2020 The massive new distribution center will be Amazon’s third-largest in America and boost near-by Port of Charleston’s container volume by 70,000 containers a year CHARLESTON, VA – Walmart has announced that it will be building its third-largest distribution center in the U.S. at an industrial park built by the Virginia State Port Authority and designed to …

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Port of Virginia’s CEO John F. Reinhart announces his retirement

Business man. Striped shirt.

PortandTerminal.com, May 19, 2020 NORFOLK, VA – John Reinhart, the Virginia Port Authority’s CEO and executive director who has overseen an era of expansion, will retire in March 2021. Reinhart has been the Port of Virginia’s leader for the last six-and-a-half years. The Virginian Pilot is reporting that Reinhart made the announcement at the authority’s Tuesday morning board meeting saying …

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