Latest Lambert's Point Stories

2014-02-07 12:20:23

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities around Norfolk and the Elizabeth River, a tributary of the ecologically important Chesapeake Bay, have benefitted from Norfolk Southern's (NYSE: NSC) innovative stormwater management system at the railroad's Lamberts Point coal transload facility. When it rains, the multimillion-dollar recycling system collects, filters, and treats stormwater from the 425-acre export coal facility. The water is reused to suppress dust and clean...

2011-01-04 14:00:00

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has completed loading the second largest cargo in the history of its Pier 6 coal transloading facility at Lamberts Point in Norfolk. On Dec. 27, 2010, Norfolk Southern finished loading 155,522 net tons (141,089.268 metric tons) of coal into the M/V Cape Provence, destined for ArcelorMittal in Flushing, Netherlands. The coal came from various mines in 1,487 railroad coal cars. Capes Shipping was the ship agent/broker....

2010-10-05 13:00:00

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) handled one of its largest cargo loadings of the last 20 years at its Pier 6 coal transloading facility at Lamberts Point in Norfolk. On Sept. 29, Norfolk Southern loaded 152,681 net tons (138,512 metric tons) of coal into the M/V Linda Dream, destined for ThyssenKrupp Steel in Flushing, the Netherlands. The coal came from Integrity Coal and Mechel in 1,475 railroad coal cars. T. Parker Host Inc. was the ship...

2008-08-10 09:00:08

By HARRY MINIUM By Harry Minium The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK A few years ago, the typical public recreation center in Norfolk was a cramped gym with a few meeting rooms that served only the immediate neighborhood. If you wanted to swim or use workout facilities or racquetball courts, you had to go to Virginia Beach. Now, thanks largely to a course set by City Manager Regina V.K. Williams and tens of millions of taxpayer dollars, recreation services in Norfolk are beginning to...

2008-06-20 12:00:32

By Gregory Richards, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun. 20--Norfolk Southern Corp. expects its coal exports to increase more than 50 percent this year over 2007, said Wick Moorman, the Norfolk-based railroad's chairman and chief executive, on Thursday. The bulk of those exports, 20 million tons, is projected to move via its Lamberts Point Coal Terminal in Norfolk's West Ghent neighborhood. Another five million tons probably will ship through the port of Baltimore, said Moorman,...

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