Portsmouth (Virginia, United States)

Type: City
Name: Portsmouth (Virginia, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.860001
Longitude: -76.360001
population: 99,049
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

News Round-up

Box surge at twin US portsThe Port of Los Angeles had its busiest June ever, and neighbouring Long Beach (below) hasn’t handled so much cargo in June since before the recession.But the influx of cargo containers had less to do with economic improvement ... [Published Cargonews Asia - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Bob McDonnell’s transportation legacy falling apart

Terry McAuliffe met in Washington this past Wednesday with Virginia’s congressional delegation — eight Republicans, five Democrats. It was a getting-to-know-you session. But the new governor had serious business to discuss: that congressional inertia ... [Published TriCities.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Cruise ship, Coast Guard rendezvous near Atlantic City to rescue 4-year-old boy with head injury

A 4-year-old boy had to be airlifted from a cruise ship Monday after falling from his bunk.The Coast Guard medevaced the child from a cruise ship approximately 100 miles southeast of Atlantic City.A crew member aboard the Norwegian Breakaway contacted ... [Published New Jersey Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Young bikers spend summer making a difference

If you were anywhere along U.S. Highway 2 on Friday afternoon no doubt you encountered several bicycle riders heading toward Devils Lake.In fact there were 38 of them and they are part of a nation-wide group called Bike & Build - Pedaling for Affordable ... [Published Devils Lake Journal - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Red Cross appealing for blood donors

By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe American Red Cross through the Ohio River Valley Chapter is sending out an urgent appeal for blood and platelet donors. According to the Red Cross, they are facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent ... [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

Sailor Charged With Attempted Murder for Naval Base Stabbing

The sailor who stabbed another serviceman at a naval base in Portsmouth, Virginia last month has been charged with attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, Navy spokesperson Jim Moir announced Friday afternoon. The ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sending Help to Va Tornado Victims

CAPE CHARLES , Va. - In response to Thursday's tragic storm that ripped through the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore sent help to the Norrthampton High School emergency shelter, by supplying ... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

CBS US News: Possible tornado hits Virginia campground; injuries reported

CAPE CHARLES, Va. -- Virginia State Police say two people were killed and at least 20 others injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.Spokeswoman Corinne Geller confirmed the deaths and injuries early Thursday at the ... [Published CBS News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

HILL ROM : MILITARY Stretchers Sought by U.S. Navy

By Targeted News ServiceWASHINGTON , July 18 -- The U.S. Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery , Portsmouth, Virginia , has issued a combined synopsis/solicitation notice (N00183-14-T-0227) for Hill-Rom stretchers. It was posted on July 16 with a response ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

APM to sell Virginia container terminal

APM Terminals has agreed to sell its container facility at the Port of Portsmouth on the US east coast after deciding the facility does not fit its global port development strategy.Subject to regulatory approval, investment funds Alinda Capital Partners ... [Published Trans Reporter - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Don't let the election come quietly

By Vivian J. Paige© July 24, 2014This Saturday, two of Virginia's U.S. Senate candidates will face off in the first debate of the election season, one that few will attend and even fewer will hear about. That's a shame.There's an unwritten rule in politics ... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

APMT sells off US terminal

23 Jul 2014Sold off: APMT’s Portsmouth terminal is being sold to US investorsAPM Terminals is selling its state-of-the-art container terminal located in Portsmouth, Virginia, US, because it doesn’t want to remain a non-operating lessor of the facility ... [Published Port Strategy - Jul 23 2014]

Quotes

"There are those who belong on the ship, those who belong on ‘greenside’ and those who belong in hospitals" McClain said, using the term for a sailor embedded in a Marine unit
...than today for those who have lost power and sustained damage to their homes," said Renee Figurelle, Chief Operating Officer of the Foodbank. "Every day, we serve our neighbors in need, and we sincerely appreciate the donations the community provides that allow us be there for those who are struggling."
"It looks and feels like hell. Everyone is crying and running" tweeted Jordan Bertok, who said "campers are flipped" and her grandparents were injured:
...Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko met with project and government employees in the country who told him there is no "significant demand for soybean products in Afghanistan,” as he wrote in a letter the following month to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. “This should have been expected, since Afghans apparently have never grown or eaten soybeans before,” Sopko wrote."

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News Round-up [Published Cargonews Asia - 3 hours ago]
Bob McDonnell’s transportation legacy falling a... [Published TriCities.com - 5 hours ago]
Virginia Woodrum Buckland [Published Southwest Times - 8 hours ago]
War roles ending, Navy's 'greensiders' adjust t... [Published Stars and Stripes - 8 hours ago]
Charges filed in June stabbing of Buffalo Towns... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 16 hours ago]
Cruise ship, Coast Guard rendezvous near Atlant... [Published New Jersey Online - Jul 28 2014]
Coast Guard medevacs child approximately 100 mi... [Published NBC40 - Jul 28 2014]
Young bikers spend summer making a difference [Published Devils Lake Journal - Jul 28 2014]
Busy Week of Illegal Migration Attempts for USCG [Published World Maritime News - Jul 28 2014]
There’s a lot to learn about Va. Lt. Gov. Ralph... [Published Washington Post - Jul 27 2014]
Red Cross appealing for blood donors [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Jul 27 2014]
US Federal Business Opportunity: Defense Logist... [Published ITbriefing - Jul 26 2014]
Midsummer Events [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jul 26 2014]
Sailor Charged With Attempted Murder for Naval ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 25 2014]
Sailor Charged With Attempted Murder for Naval ... [Published Time - Jul 25 2014]
Sailor Charged With Attempted Murder for Naval ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 25 2014]
Sailor with Alabama ties charged in stabbing of... [Published WSFA - Jul 25 2014]
Sending Help to Va Tornado Victims [Published WBOC TV 16 - Jul 25 2014]
HILL ROM : MILITARY Stretchers Sought by U.S. Navy [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
CBS US News: Possible tornado hits Virginia cam... [Published CBS News - Jul 24 2014]
US invested tens of millions of taxpayer dollar... [Published GlobalPost - Jul 24 2014]
APM to sell Virginia container terminal [Published Trans Reporter - Jul 24 2014]
Don't let the election come quietly [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jul 24 2014]
APM Terminals sells high-tech Virginia terminal... [Published SeaNews - Jul 23 2014]
TowneBank Reports Second Quarter Earnings [Published Town Hall - Jul 23 2014]
APM to sell Virginia box terminal [Published Lloyds Loading List - Jul 23 2014]
APM sells Virginia container terminal [Published Port Technology International - Jul 23 2014]
APMT sells off US terminal [Published Port Strategy - Jul 23 2014]
APMT Virginia goes to infrastructure fund [Published WorldCargo News Online - Jul 23 2014]
Infrastructure Partnership to acquire APM Termi... [Published Portnews - Jul 23 2014]
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Sailor Charged With Attempted Murder for Naval ... [Published TIME.com - Jul 25 2014]
The sailor who stabbed another serviceman at a naval base in Portsmouth, Virginia last month has been charged with attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, Navy spokesperson Jim Moir announced Friday afternoon. ...
Oil by Train [Published Firedoglake - Jun 27 2014]
Will new DOT regulations make us any safer from volatile Bakken oil trains? The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis last year painted a rosy picture of the North Dakota-Montana Bakken oil field industry: “By making energy transportation more efficient, ...
Wounded Warriors Hit the Ground Running at Navy... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jun 05 2014]
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) — The Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials begin June 4 in Norfolk, Va., as seriously wounded, ill and injured service members face off in archery, shooting, swimming and wheelchair basketball. The trials – which take place at Naval ...
Youth Pastor Watch [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 02 2014]
NOVA SCOTIA : "A former youth pastor has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for having child pornography on his computer. Aaron Kenneth Hudgins, 31, of Timberlea pleaded guilty recently in Halifax provincial court to a charge of possession of child ...
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - May 14 2014]
This contract was a competitive acquisition with six offers received. This is a 15-month base contract with three one-year options and one eight-month option. Location of performance is New York, with an Oct. 31, 2015 performance completion date. Using ...
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