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Welcome to TCT - Tacoma Container Terminal

Priority Daily Message  

Clean Truck Program and RFID Tag Deadline December 31, 2018.             

You will be turned away at the gate if you:

*  Do not have an RFID tag

*  Have an incomplete registration on eModal (e.g. no VIN attached to tag, no driver attached to tag).

*  Have a dead battery on your existing RFID tag.

If you have any questions, go to eModal's online help center or contact eModal helpline at 866-758-3838 or helpdesk@emodal.com

RFID tags will be required in both Seattle and Tacoma by the end of 2018.  Stickers will no longer be used at the NWSA.            

Please be advised that TCT will no longer process ANY reefer transactions after 1600.

Starting 11/15/18, Tacoma Container Terminal will have a new BOB TAIL ONLY LANE at the south end of our chassis yard.  This will allow bob tails to enter directly into the chassis yard.

When trucks enter Pier 7 facility at Port of Tacoma Rd & 11th street, drivers will still present their TWIC to Port security.  Driver makes the first left and then the second right and then the first left.  There are signs directing the truck into the BOB TAIL ONLY LANE.  Bobtails can still go to the main gate if they like.  A truck with a chassis will not fit into this lane so please do not try.



Tacoma Container Terminal

Tacoma Container Terminal

710 Port of Tacoma Rd.
Tacoma, WA 98421

FIRMS Code WAM2

 

 HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Breaks from 10:30 - 10:45 am and 3:30 - 3:45 pm

Meal hour from 11:50 am - 1:00 pm

 

Mobile Site: https://mvoyagertrack.portsamerica.com
 

To view the Live Web Camera,
please click
here.

 

Vessel Schedule

Current Vessels

 
Service Vessel Open Yard Close
WS1
WESTWOOD VICTORIA 101W
Yard 11/26/18
12/13/18
WS2
WESTERLAND 016W
Yard 12/03/18, Reefers 12/12/18
12/14/18
WS1
WESTWOOD COLUMBIA 106W
Yard 12/03/18
12/18/18
WS2
BALLENITA V006W
Yard 12/13/18, Reefers 12/26/18
12/28/18

 

Upcoming Vessels

** Please note: Vessel open and close dates are subject to change based on actual vessel arrival times. **

Service Vessel Open Yard Close
WS1
WESTWOOD OLYMPIA 091W
Yard 12/27/18 01/10/19
WS2
BARDU 025W
Yard 12/27/18, Reefers 01/09/19
01/11/19
WS1
WESTWOOD RAINIER 110W
Yard 12/28/18 01/14/19
WS2
WESTERLAND 017W
Yard 01/15/19, Reefers 01/24/19
01/28/19
Empty Restrictions
EMPTY CONTAINER DROP AND PICKUP LOCATIONS
Tuesday 12/11/18
Line 20' 40' SD 40' HC 45' HC Reefers HT/OT FR
Drop Pick Up Drop Pick Up Drop Pick Up Drop Pick Up Drop Pick Up
ONE TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT HUSKY TCT NONE HUSKY HUSKY HUSKY
YML HUSKY TCT HUSKY TCT TCT TCT HUSKY HUSKY HUSKY HUSKY HUSKY HUSKY
HAP BOTH TCT BOTH TCT BOTH TCT HUSKY NONE HUSKY HUSKY NONE HUSKY
WSL TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT TCT
Port of Tacoma Construction Updates

 

 

Port of Tacoma Construction Updates

Nothing to report at this time. 

TCT, Ports America and the Port Of Tacoma are

working together to keep it safe for you. 

Please do your part as well. 

Thank You!

 


Instructions

Reefer Instructions

  • Turn off reefer gensets before entering gate lanes.  Turn on after transaction completed.
  • All Export Live Reefers Must check in with mechanics for temperature verification and unplugging before proceeding to strad transfer zone.
  • Truckers found in violation will be banned for 2 weeks. 

 

Safety Rules - Attention Trucking Community

PPE: Hi-Visibility ANSI accepted clothing or safety vest is required while on terminal

Observe all stop bars and safety signs.     

Do not exit your trucks at any point on Port Center Road before entering TCT truck gate lanes. 

Do not drive in 'Auto' lane or on the opposite side of the double yellow. This will be strictly enforced. 

 

Violation of any Safety Rule:

1st violation - a warning will be issued and trucker sent to the end of the line

2nd violation - will result in a ban from the facility.  

Additionally, Port Police may issue ticket with fines

 

T.W.I.C Cards:

No truck drivers will be allowed into Tacoma Container Terminal without a valid Transportation Workers Identification Credential.  For further information please refer to: https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic

 

Roadability Rules:

All chassis, except for those chassis owned by an independent truck driver or owned by an independent non PMA affiliated trucking company and identified and proven as such, shall go through roadability.

If a driver with a long term leased chassis fails any part of the 8 part inspections, they may have mechanics make the necessary repairs or the container shall be removed and the driver may exit the facility.

DO NOT USE THE TOOLS AT ROADABILITY

 

Gensets:

Gensets will only be released on bookings noted to require a genset. If a booking does not require "genset" then one will NOT be dispatched. To have a booking updated to include a genset please contact appropriate SSCO.

  

Transfer Zone Process:

Once driver has parked in a transfer zone lane, exit the vehicle and scan the ticket. Scan the ticket again if conducting a dry dual transaction (including empties). Driver is to remain in booth until successfully loaded.