Temporary adjustment of the TMF in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach | National business

LONG BEACH, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Nov. November 2021–

The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) announced today that the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach by the 1st Maritime Commission. During this time there will be a financial incentive to move containers off-peak by charging a TMF during peak hours. Today’s announcement does not change anything in the appointment systems of the individual end devices.

The adjustment is being made at the request of the Biden Harris Administration’s Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force Port Officer and the executive directors of the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports as part of a joint effort to incentivize increased use of shipping at Terminal Gates during off-peak hours . The promotion is part of an overall effort to expand the use of warehouses, distribution centers and trucking during the second and third shifts for the final batch of Christmas items in December and January through the Lunar New Year.

From December 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022, TMF is $ 78.23 per TEU (twenty foot equivalent unit) or $ 156.46 for all other container sizes for non-tax-exempt international container moves through the terminals in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 5:59 p.m.

Containers exempt from the TMF are empty containers; Import or export cargo that crosses the Alameda Corridor in a container and is subject to a fee collected by the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority; Inland and transhipment freight; and loaded container moves through the terminals Monday to Saturday from 6:00 p.m. to 6:59 a.m. and on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays all day (24 hours). Empty chassis and bobtail trucks are also excluded.

PierPass is a not-for-profit company founded by ship terminal operators in the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach to address multi-terminal issues such as congestion, air quality and safety. The West Coast Marine Terminal Operator Agreement (WCMTOA) has been filed with the Federal Maritime Commission and covers the 12 international MTOs serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

More information is available at www.pierpass.org.

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CONTACT: PierPass Customer Service Number: 877-863-3310

Paul Sherer

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SOURCE: PierPass

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