Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) Specs - last updated 10/13/16


Size567 acres
Operating on 378 acres
Container Storage Area131 Acres
Capacity820,000 Containers
TEU Capacity1,426,800 TEUs
Gate Moves530,000
Foreign Trade ZoneForeign Trade Zone #20


StreetTerminal Blvd.
Gate Lanes16 Lanes (Reversible) - South Gate
Up to 26 Lanes planned at NIT North
Rail18,000 Linear Feet of working track arranged in (12) 1,500 foot sections Direct Norfolk Southern Service and CSX Service via Portsmouth Beltline
65,000 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 Carriers107
RTG Rubber Tire Gantry Crane(3) 5 wide x 4 x 1 high
RMG (Rail Mounted Gantry Crane)N/A
Reach Stackers9
Reefer Plugs719
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