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Tuesday, August 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ODU Port Day to be Cancelled Along with Entire ODU Fall Sports Season »
Since 2016, the Virginia Maritime Association and the Virginia Port Authority have hosted Port Day during an Old Dominion...
Friday, July 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronavirus & VMA’s September 22-24 Events »
After extensive consideration of the current landscape related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the health and safety of our m...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Third Class Of Maritime Leadership Certification Program Selected »
  The Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) is proud to announce the third class of the Maritime Leadership C...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Captain Kevin M. Carroll Receives VMA “Port Champion” Award as he passes torch to Captain Samson C. »
During the virtual Change of Command & Retirement Ceremony, David White of the VMA awards Captain Carroll the title of...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
George Floyd Honored During Peaceful Demonstration at Norfolk International Terminals »
NORFOLK | Today, the women and men of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) in the Port of Virginia and the e...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Horn Blast Heard Around Virginia Thanking #SupplyChainHeroes »
  NORFOLK | On May 20, 2020, you may have heard a 30-second horn blast coming from vessels, trucks, or even digi...
Monday, May 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Workers Keeping Virginia Well Supplied »
This opinion piece was originally published in The Virginian-Pilot and The Daily Press By Michael W. Coleman...
Friday, May 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
VMA Invites Supply Chain to Join in Simultaneous Hornblast »
What: Simultaneous 20-30 Second Horn Blast When: Wednesday, May 20 th  at 12:00PM Where: Port of Hampton Roa...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
VMA Provides COVID-19 Resources »
Even in the face of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, maritime and supply chain businesses continue doing essential work, moving t...
Thursday, April 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call For Images Of Supply Chain Heroes »
VMA Member Companies on the Front Lines of COVID-19 Even in the face of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, maritime and...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
VMA's Symposium & Banquet Moves to Sept 22-24 in Light of Coronavirus »
Coronavirus & VMA’s May 13-15 Events Rapid spread and the dramatic impacts of the COVID-19 Coronavirus are being...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Modified VMA Office Hours »
As of Wednesday, March 18th, the Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) and Hampton Roads Shipping Association (HRSA) will re...
Monday, February 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why I'm celebrating the Virginia Maritime Association's 100th birthday »
Originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch ( Visit ). By Mike Ligon - February 20, 2020 Growing up in Lu...
Thursday, February 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maritime Cyber Security - VMA Holds Summit on March 26 »
NORFOLK | As cyber security becomes of increasing importance within the maritime industry, the Virginia Martitme Associati...
Monday, February 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maritime Association turns 100, eyes expansion »
Originally Published at Virginia Business by Elizabeth Cooper:
Tuesday, December 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Board of Directors and Officers Announced »
NORFOLK | The Virginia Maritime Association voted in the new officers and board of directors during their Annual Business...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Ashley McLeod Makes Top 100 List »
Ashley McLeod, the Virginia Maritime Association's Vice President of Communications and Membership, has been recognized in...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
[VIDEO] World's Largest LNG-Powered Containership »
  The Virginia Maritime Association is excited to share the following announcement by VMA member, CMA CGM (America...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
VMA Executives to Moderate at Sea to Land »
  The Virginia Maritime Association is thrilled to announce that David White, VMA's Executive Vice Pr...
Thursday, June 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Second Class Of Maritime Leadership Certification Program Announced »
The Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) is proud to announce the second class of the Maritime Leadership Certification Pro...
Friday, May 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Maritime Day Celebrated with Norfolk Propeller Club »
NORFOLK | On May 23, 2019, guests related to the maritime industries convened at the Decker Half Moone Center in Norfolk,...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
[VIDEO] VMA Today, Still Growing »
VMA2020 is less than a year away...when the Virginia Maritime Association begins the celebration of their 100th Annivers...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
VMA Reveals Four 2019 Port Champions at Maritime Banquet »
During the Virginia Maritime Association's 99th Annual Maritime Banquet, the VMA revealed they were awarding the Port Cham...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Distinguished Service Awarded to David and Tom Host »
Thomas P. Host, III and David F. Host  were awarded the Virginia Maritime Associations  “Distinguished Service”...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Bettina Ring to Speak at VMA Briefing »
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring has been announced as the speaker at the Virginia Maritime Association’...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
VMA Hosts the First Two Stops on the "State of the Port" Tour »
The Virginia Inland Port For another consecutive year, the Virginia Maritime Association is hosting the State of the...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TowneBank Joins VMA2020 as Title Sponsor »
Morgan Davis, TowneBank President & CEO, knows the importance of the maritime industry to Hampton Roads. In fact, the...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inside Business: Hampton Roads' Maritime Stakeholders Go Deep for Future Projects »
Inside Business released an article covering the VMA membership briefing on "Potential on the Rivers: Thinking Outside the...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
First Class of Maritime Leadership Certification Program Announced »
NORFOLK | The Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) is proud to announce the first class of the Maritime Leadership Certific...
Monday, December 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slate of VMA Board of Directors Elected »
New Board Members Elected at VMA's Annual Business Meeting...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enroll by Nov 30 for Certification Program »
The VMA is proud to announce that  applications are now being accepted  for the first cohort of the  Mariti...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
One Step Closer to Wider, Deeper Channels »
After years of diligent advocacy by the leaders and membership of the Virginia Maritime Association for Wider, Deeper an...
Monday, October 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
VMA Welcomes Aboard New VP; Will Fediw »
The Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) is pleased to announce the addition of Will Fediw as Vice President of Industry &a...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
VMA Honors Vulcan Materials Tugboat Crew »
  The Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) was proud to honor tugboat crew members from the CAPTAIN RON L and CAP...
Monday, July 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Southern Start: VMA's Newest Chapter »
  The New VMA Southern Chapter inaugural meeting attendees included representatives from Hooker Furniture, L...

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