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Welcome to TCT - Tacoma Container Terminal

Priority Daily Message  

TCT GATE OPERATIONS WILL BE CLOSED 04/13/20.

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

Starting today, April 1, TCT gate pedestals and transfer zone kiosks will have open microphone loud speakers. Drivers will no longer need to pick up the phone in order to speak to clerks. They can now speak directly at the device to communicate, but all other processes will remain the same.

 Please note the handset on transfer zone #2 is still enabled until we get a new speaker installed.

TCT is accepting all TRAC chassis.



Tacoma Container Terminal

Tacoma Container Terminal

710 Port of Tacoma Rd.
Tacoma, WA 98421

FIRMS Code WAM2

 

 HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Friday  08:00 am - 04:15 pm

Meal hour from 11:30 am - 01:00 pm

480-403-3708

 

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

To view the Live Web Camera,
please click
here.

 

Vessel Schedule

Service

Vessel

Open

Yard Close

WS1

RAINIER 118W

Yard 03/24/20

04/07/20

WS2

BARDU 028W

Yard 04/06/20, Reefers 04/15/20

04/17/20

WS1

VICTORIA 110W

Yard 04/17/20

04/30/20

WS2

ETOILE 003W

Yard 04/20/20, Reefers 04/29/20

05/01/20

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

COLUMBIA 115W

Yard 04/22/20

05/05/20

WS2

BALLENITA 018W

Yard 05/04/20, Reefers 05/13/20

05/15/20

WS1

OLYMPIA 100W

Yard 05/14/20

05/28/20

WS2

BARDU 028W

Yard 05/15/20, Reefers 05/27/20

05/29/20

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.