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Welcome to TCT - Tacoma Container Terminal

Priority Daily Message  

TCT will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

 11/28/19          Thanksgiving
   12/24/19          Christmas Eve
   12/25/19          Christmas Day
     12/31/19          New Year’s Eve
      1/1/20              New Year’s Day

Port of Tacoma Clean Truck Program and RFID Tag in affect. 

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

TCT is accepting all TRAC chassis.

Tacoma Container Terminal

Tacoma Container Terminal

710 Port of Tacoma Rd.
Tacoma, WA 98421




Monday - Friday 8:00 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

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Vessel Schedule
Service Vessel Open Yard Close
WS1 VICTORIA 107W Yard 10/31/19 11/14/19
WS2 WESTERLAND 024W Yard 11/01/19, Reefers 11/13/19 11/15/19
WS1 COLUMBIA 112W Yard 11/05/19 11/19/19
WS2 BALLENITA 014W Yard 11/15/19, Reefers 11/26/19 11/29/19
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 OLYMPIA 097W Yard 11/29/19 12/12/19
WS2 BALEARES 009W Yard 12/02/19, Reefers 12/11/19 12/13/19
WS1 RAINIER 116W Yard 12/04/19 12/17/19
WS2 WESTERLAND 024W Yard 12/12/19, Reefers 12/23/19 12/27/19
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!



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.




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.