Christmas and New Year’s Holiday Hours – 2018 – 2019

December 20, 2018

REVISED message posted on December 18, announcing expanded Saturday gate hours on December 22 and 29, 2018.

In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, The Port of Virginia is pleased to announce the following operating plan:

Friday, 12/21

  • Standard, posted truck gate hours at all terminals
  • Standard TRS mandatory hours are in effect at NIT and VIG
    • TRS reservations for Saturday, 12/22, and Wednesday, 12/26, are available at 0900 hours today
  • Normal business hours at all administrative offices

Saturday, 12/22

  • Expanded hours at NIT and VIG – 0700 open – 1400 portal closure
    • TRS mandatory from 0700 – 1100 hours
    • Open gate from 1100 – 1400 hours
    • No extension to reefer hours – 0700 – 1100
      • Last loaded reefers accepted at 1100 hours; last import dispatched at 1030 hours
  • Standard, posted truck gate hours at PMT and the PPCY

 Sunday, 12/23

  • All truck gates  CLOSED
  • HARD STOP for all terminal activities at 2359 hours

Monday, 12/24 – Christmas Eve

  • By contract – ILA restricted holiday
  • All terminals and administrative offices CLOSED

 Tuesday, 12/25 – Christmas Day

  • By contract – ILA restricted holiday
  • All terminals and administrative offices CLOSED

 Wednesday, 12/26

  • NIT, VIG, PMT and the PPCY OPEN at 0600 hours**
    • ** By contract, terminal gates may not open prior to 0600 hours following a restricted holiday
  • Standard, posted portal closures/last units handled at NIT, VIG, PMT and the PPCY
  • Standard TRS mandatory hours are in effect at NIT and VIG
  • Standard, posted truck gate hours at NNMT, RMT and VIP
  • Normal business hours at all administrative offices

Thursday and Friday, 12/27 – 12/28

  • Standard, posted truck gate hours at all terminals
  • Standard TRS mandatory hours are in effect at NIT and VIG
  • Normal business hours at all administrative offices

 Saturday, 12/29

  • Expanded hours at NIT and VIG – 0700 open – 1400 portal closure
    • TRS mandatory from 0700 – 1100 hours
    • Open gate from 1100 – 1400 hours
    • No extension to reefer hours – 0700 – 1100
      • Last loaded reefers accepted at 1100 hours; last import dispatched at 1030 hours
  • Standard, posted truck gate hours at PMT and the PPCY

 Sunday, 12/30

  • All truck gates CLOSED

 Monday, 12/31 – New Year’s Eve

  • Standard, posted truck gate openings at all terminals
  • Standard TRS mandatory hours are in effect at NIT and VIG
    • TRS reservations for Wednesday, 1/2/2019, are available at 0900 hours today
  • Administrative offices CLOSE at 1500 hours
  • Portal closures/last units handled at NIT, VIG, PMT and PPCY – 1600 hours
  • HARD STOP for all terminal activities at 1759 hours

 Tuesday, 1/1/2019 – New Year’s Day

  • By contract – ILA restricted holiday
  • All terminals and administrative offices CLOSED

 Wednesday, 1/2/2019

  • NIT, VIG, PMT and the PPCY OPEN at 0600 hours**
    • ** By contract, terminal gates may not open prior to 0600 hours following a restricted holiday
  • Standard, posted portal closures/ last units handled at NIT, VIG, PMT and the PPCY
  • Standard TRS mandatory hours are in effect at NIT and VIG
  • Standard, posted truck gate hours at NNMT, RMT and VIP
  • Normal business hours at all administrative offices

**If you are a breakbulk, out-of-gauge, and/or container freight station customer, and are planning to deliver or receive freight between December 21 and January 2, PLEASE CONTACT our Customer Service Team to confirm specific terminal availability.

To review standard operating hours, and TRS mandatory hours, at all Port of Virginia facilities, please click the link and select a terminal:  http://www.portofvirginia.com/facilities/

Thank you for your business and best wishes for a joyous holiday season.