Port of Virginia announces it’ll be first East Coast stop for Maersk’s new TP20 service


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – The Port of Virginia will be the East Coast’s first stop for Maersk’s new TP20 service later this year.

Maersk is a transport and logistics company. It aims to provide additional capacity and fast transit times with the TP20 service.

According to Maersk, the service will include port calls in Vung Tao (Vietnam – Gemalink), Ningbo (China – J4), Shanghai (China – Yangshan), Norfolk (U.S. – VIG) and Baltimore (U.S. – Seagirt). Service is expected to begin in August.

The Port announced it would be Maersk’s first stop in a tweet Thursday.

In a second tweet Thursday, the Port also announced that it provided Chincoteague an Aid to Local Ports Grant. The Port of Virginia said projected harbor annual revenue increased by over $14,000.

Annually, the Port can distribute $1 million through Aid to Local Ports. The grant stimulates the flow of commerce through the ports.

Get the free WAVY News App, available for download in the App Store and Google Play, to stay up to date with all your local news, weather and sports, live newscasts and other live events.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

WAVY Twitter Widget

***Don’t Miss Module Removal CSS***

WAVY Facebook