Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) Specs - last updated 05/13/2020


SizeProperty - 567 acres
Operating on 378 acres
Container Storage Area131 Acres
Capacity1.22 Million Containers
TEU Capacity2,147,200 TEUs
Foreign Trade ZoneForeign Trade Zone #20


StreetTerminal Blvd.
Gate Lanes16 Lanes (Reversible) - South Gate
26 Lanes - NIT North Gate
Rail18,000 Linear Feet of working track arranged in (12) 1,500 foot sections

Direct Norfolk Southern Service and CSX Service via Portsmouth Beltline

19,812 linear feet of terminal access and storage tracks

4 tracks in terminal Marshall Yard, 9,000 feet


RiverElizabeth River
Berth2 Berths North Terminal/4 Berths South Terminal
Wharf Length2,400 L.F. North/ 4,230 L.F. South


Terminal Lifting Capacity80 LT

700,000 lbs. via Samson

See crane specs for max lift accordingly per crane
Ship-to-Shore Cranes14 Super Post Panamax (6 North/8 South)
Straddle Carriers104
RTG Rubber Tire Gantry Crane(5) 5 wide x 4 x 1 high
RMG (Rail Mounted Gantry Crane)Currently 48 in service. Future 60.
Reach Stackers6
Reefer Plugs816
Log HandlersN/A
Fenders (type / quality)NIT N: Buckling fender with UHMWPE contact panel at 20 feet/good quality

NIT S: Pairs of Buckling cone fenders (15’ apart) with UHMWPE contact panels at 55 feet/good quality
Bollards (SWL / interval)NIT N: 100 Metric Ton/60 feet on center

NIT S: 225 Ton/60 feet on center
Rail Car Movers3
Empty Container Handlers7
Hustler Trucks49