In one week, there will be significant changes to the OffPeak program.
When: Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 subject to the conclusion of applicable Federal Maritime Commission procedures.
The Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) rate will be: $31.52 per 20-foot container, and $63.04 for all other sizes of containers.
The TMF will be applicable on all shifts, all days.
Registration: If not already registered in PierPass, register to pay the TMF at www.pierpass-tmf.org.
Payments: Pay the TMF at the same place payments are currently paid, at www.pierpass-tmf.org.
Exempt from the TMF will be:
- Empty containers
- Rail intermodal containers
- Transshipped containers (cargo that arrives at the Port of Los Angeles or Long Beach on one vessel and leaves
a second vessel without entering U.S. commerce)
- Domestic cargo
- Bare chassis
Appointments are required for all import containers.
Appointments are to be made with the terminal using their own terminal appointment system
Common business rules:
As per WCMTOA Marine Terminal Schedule No. 1 and to include (1) two hour appointment windows and (2) the last appointment times of the day will be 3:30 p.m. on the first shift and 1:30 a.m. on the second shift.
MTO contacts: www.wcmtoa.org/terminals/contacts/.