Rich Ceci

Senior Vice President Technology and Projects
Virginia International Terminals

Rich Ceci joined VIT in May 2016 as Senior Vice President of Technology and Projects.

He is currently responsible for both IT and major projects in the Port of Virginia. Rich recently completed a pair of projects valued at over $800M that added nearly 2M TEU of capacity to the port. The Virginia Projects won recognition by Lloyds List for their innovation and environmentally conscious design. Since 2004 Rich has completed 4 major terminal automation projects, all of which finished on-time and on-budget.


Utilising Digitalization for a More Sustainable Port
31st March 2021, 2:15PM – 3:15PM BST
Digitalization can not only help ports process more cargo but also in an environmentally friendly way. As critical points in the supply chain, ports can help bring down carbon emissions across the logistics industry by using green technologies in its container handling operations and the hinterland.

In this session hear how:

• Making digital improvements to port operations though automation, AI or any number of emerging technologies can have a direct impact on the sustainability of a port as it reduces waste and increases efficiency.