We continue to innovate and adapt, taking the necessary steps to best protect the health and well-being of our colleagues, partners and stakeholders.
Effective Thursday, April 9, please be advised of the following precautionary initiative:
- Temperature screenings will begin at Norfolk International Terminals (Baker St. POV Gate) and Virginia International Gateway (TOB parking lot and the Marine Building)
- The screenings will be conducted by Healthy Measures, a contracted partner, using infrared no contact thermometers
- All persons requesting terminal access will be screened (port colleagues, ILA members, harbor pilots, ocean carrier reps, etc.)
- Truck drivers entering the truck gates for cargo transactions will not be screened, as no physical interaction is required to conduct their business
- Individuals with body temperatures below 100.4°F/38°C will be granted access
- Refusal to submit to screening will result in denied access
Click the link to review the policy: Temperature Screening Measures – Effective 4/9/20
In the near future, temperature screenings will be implemented at the following Port of Virginia terminals:
- Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT)
- A single screening point will service PMT, Pinners Point Container Yard (PPCY), and the Reefer Service Area (RSA)
- Newport News Marine Terminal (NNMT)
- Richmond Marine Terminal (RMT)
- Virginia Inland Port (VIP)
If you have questions regarding this policy, please contact the Port Police at 757-683-2196.
Thank you for your flexibility and for your business. We appreciate your dedication to service in this challenging environment.