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Welcome to WBCT Los Angeles

Priority Daily Message  

WBCT will run full gates on 12/04 for the 2nd shift and 12/05 for the 1st shift - all transactions will require an appointment


*** For ALL empty container inspections please report to Roadability. Drivers are NOT allowed to open their doors without following this process or they may face fines/bans***

Adjusted Gate Hours until Further Notice:

1st Shift 0700-1600 ; 2nd Shift 1900-0400

*** All transactions must have an accompanying EIR Ingate pass and EIR Outgate pass (unless bobtail out). Drivers are responsible for making sure their transaction matches their gate pass. **

WBCT Gate Schedule
WBCT Gate Schedule 
Date: 1st Shift: 2nd Shift:
Monday, November 30, 2020 Open Open
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Open Open
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Open Open
Thursday, December 3, 2020 Open Open 
Friday, December 4, 2020 Open  OPEN
Saturday, December 5, 2020 OPEN  CLOSED
Sunday, December 6, 2020 CLOSED CLOSED
Monday, December 7, 2020 Open Open
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Open Open
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Open Open
Thursday, December 10, 2020 Open Open 
Friday, December 11, 2020 Open  TBA
Saturday, December 12, 2020 TBA CLOSED
Sunday, December 13, 2020 CLOSED CLOSED
Empty Restrictions
X= Blocked                
SSCO 20'ST 40'ST 40'HC 45' 20' RF 40'RF Specialty
HAP x     x x x x
HMM         x x  
ONE         x x x
YML         x    
CMA x x x x x x x
COS         x x x
EGS x x x x x x x
OOCL x x x x x x x
MSC       x x x x
Customs Exam Fees:
  • X-Ray Exam $265.00
  • Tailgate Exam $265.00

Payments can be made using the link "Multi Pay" at top of page

Flip Fees

Please contact Customer Service at trouble@wbct.us for exact pricing: 

  • Trans Devan (Removal of cargo from Flat racks only) - $5,600
  • Non Trans Devan (Removal of cargo from Flat Racks only) - $3,350
  • Trans Flip (Chains & Plugs to accommodate over dimensional cargo, not a devan of cargo) - $900
  • Top Handler Flip (Chains & Plugs, certain dimensional restrictions apply) - $450
  • Bromma Flip  - $200
  • Regular Flip - $65 

All rates above are subject to change depending on Height, Width, and Weight of cargo. 

Trans Devans/Flips require appointment. Additional charges will be assessed for missed appointments.

Additional Terminal Contacts


For further questions please contact:WBCTCS@WBCT.US

Night and weekend Contacts: 310-519-2332 or


Trucker Information

Be Advised:

  • WBCT is in close proximity to many local neighborhoods which are susceptible to noise pollution. We ask that truckers refrain from using their horns while staging inside or outside the terminal unless absolutely necessary.
  • DO NOT leave empties on wheels without written permission. Any empty found on wheels will result in a FINE and BANISHMENT for the driver.
  • All foreign chassis (Non-POP) MUST be taken out by the driver that in-gated with the chassis. Any foreign chassis that are found in the yard will result in a FINE and BANISHMENT for the driver.
  • WBCT is not responsible for your chassis, if you bring in your own chassis, take it out with you.
  • Contact SSCO for special empty equipment return locations.

Terminal Rules:

  • Safety is our #1 priority here at WBCT.
  • Safety Vest must be worn at all times.
  • Truckers must obey all posted signs in the terminal, including STOPS, SPEED LIMITS, KEEP CLEAR, ETC.
  • Drivers must wear seatbelts at all times.
  • It is illegal to have and operate GPS Jammers or Spoofing devices on terminal.
  • There is no Cell Phone use while in-motion on the terminal. If Cell Phone must be used, please pull to the side and stop your vehicle.  No Photos or videos are allowed.
  • Drivers must stay in their vehicles at all times.
  • For Empty container inspection, drivers must report to Roadability and be assisted by a clerk.
  • No passengers are allowed in the truck inside the yard.
  • Speed limit in the yard is 10MPH and is strictly enforced.
  • Follow the traffic directions of all security personnel.
  • Use safety walk ways to walk from the Truck Trouble Parking area to the trouble window.
  • Longshore personnel operating yard equipment have the Right of Way.
  • Yard Horn Signals:
    • 1 Blast – Stop
    • 2 Blasts – Pull Forward
    • 3 Blasts – Back Up
  • Undo twist locks before container is decked.
  • Travel in the marked isles and lanes only.
  • If your container is on a bad order or incorrect chassis go to the Flip Line.
  • Park your bare chassis in the appropriate area.
  • Engine must be turned off while at Roadability
  • Truckers, please allow the truck at the pedestal lane to clear the pedestal prior to next truck in line entering for the next transaction.
  • Drivers must see a clerk before dropping or picking up a Reefer.
  • All drivers MUST have a TWIC card prior to entry.
  • All drivers MUST go to the In-Gate pedestals to enter the Terminal.
  • All drivers MUST out gate through pedestal/bobtail out gate lanes.
    • Please Insure that you have and EIR out before exiting with a container. Containers that are not properly interchanged out will cause delays when returning.


  • All chassis must have updated BITs prior to Out Gate. If BIT is expired, take chassis to Roadability for re-certification.
  • WBCT accepts all POP chassis.

Other Information:


 Live Gate Camera




2050 John S. Gibson Blvd
San Pedro, CA 90731

 Firms Code:  Y773

Hours of Operation:


1st Shift: 0700-1600, 2nd Shift: 1900-0300

Friday: 0700-1600

Closed on Saturday and Sunday

All persons accessing WBCT are required to show their valid TWIC.

For all empty container inspections please report to  Roadability.

DRIVERS! Please make sure your headlights are OFF during night operations.

WBCT Availability

Status of Shipments, Container Availability, Bookings and Holds:

WBCT Availability

Phone: 310-519-2349


Trouble Desk

Trucker Issues, Over Dimension Cargo, Booking Issues


Phone: 310-519-2352

E-mail: trouble@wbct.us

WBCT Demurrage

Tailgate fees, Collection and Payment of Demurrage, Yard fees as well as rates, schedules and demurrage disputes , please contact:

WBCT Demurrage

Phone: 310-519-2353

E-mail: demurrage@wbct.us


Hazardous Documentation, US Coast Guard Holds and Coordinating Hazardous Examinations please contact:


Phone: 310-519-2344

E-mail: hazardous@wbct.us

Regulatory Agency

US Customs Holds, Detentions, Seizures, Examinations, and USDA, FDA information please contact:

 Regulatory Agency

Phone: 310-519-2357

E-mail: customs@wbct.us

Demurrage, Tariffs, and Fees:

All fees (Flip, Customs, Demurrage, Banned Trucker, etc.) must be in the form of Check, Money Order, Cashier's Check, or payment on-line. Please make all checks payable to: West Basin Container Terminal.


Drivers who are in violation of terminal procedures and safety protocols are subject to bannishment/fines



Import Appointments

All Import Containers are available by appointment only 

WBCT provides daily appointment availability for all yard locations on a first booked, first served basis. This means you have the greatest availability the sooner you book the appointment.  


We strongly suggest your team signs up for automatic availability notifications through the WBCT Voyager Track site. This function allows your team to be notified via email when a container is discharged and ready for an appointment to be booked.

To ensure you do not miss appointment opportunities, please book your appointment as soon as you receive the notification that the container is available for pick up. 

Free Flow/Peel Off Program

Our Import Free Flow (IFF) program is available for Customers/Truckers with 50 or more containers per vessel. Please contact importlist@wbct.us for more information. 


Please click here for answers to common questions and additional details.

Terminal Turn Times
11/25 Avg TT
1st Shift 49.24
2nd Shift 56.79
11/14-11/20 Avg TT
1st Shift 39.05
2nd Shift 42.14
Vessel Schedule
Vessel Vsl Code svc lane Call Seq Voyage SSCO ETA Full Start General Cut Off 
YM Unanimity- working YUNA PS4 0214 053E YML 11/29/02 11/19/20 11/27/20
Volans- working ZJLP ZEX 0277 22W ZIM 11/30/20 11/19/20 11/27/20
Cosco Japan CJAP SEA 0270 086E COS 12/02/20 11/25/20 12/02/20
YM Vancouver  YVAN PS4 0275 136E YML 12/03/20 11/20/20 11/27/20
Seamax New Haven SENH SAT 0282 047N MSC 12/06/20 11/24/20 12/04/20
Brevik Bridge BBFT PN1 0279 080E ONE 12/07/20 11/25/20 12/01/20
YM Uniform  YUNI PS4 0232 215E YML 12/07/20 11/27/20 12/04/20
ZIM Houston ZYHB ZEX 0274 1W ZIM 12/07/20 11/27/20 12/04/20
Hyundai Singapore HHSP PS4 0259 119EW HMM 12/12/20 12/04/20 12/08/20
Terminal Location

ADA Compliance

Hearing impaired drivers - Please click HERE for service instructions.