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Press Contact:
Paul Sherer
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Press Releases

Operations Updates

POLA and POLB Marine Terminal Gates Closed on Thursday, May 2, 2017, from 5 p.m.

Feb 23, 2017

Dear Users of OffPeak Gates, PierPass Inc. has been notified that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will observe a special stop work meeting for union business on Thursday, […] Read More

WCMTOA and PierPass Introduce New and Updated Websites

Apr 17, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 17, 2017—The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced it has introduced a new WCMTOA.org website and reorganized its existing PierPass.org website to better align information […] Read More

KPMG Analysis Validates PierPass Calculation of OffPeak Extended Gate Costs

Mar 13, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2017—An analysis by KPMG LLP validates the methodology PierPass Inc. uses to calculate the cost of operating the OffPeak extended gates program at the Ports […] Read More

PierPass January 2017 Newsletter

Jan 31, 2017

The year ended at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with terminal yards free of congestion, and with cargo moving efficiently in and out of the terminals and on […] Read More

PierPass December 2016 Newsletter

Dec 30, 2016

Evaluation of Extended Gate Options Continues On Dec. 8, members of the PierPass Advisory Committee met to continue the process of evaluating potential alternatives to the current extended gates model used at […] Read More

PierPass Advisory Committee Continues Review of Extended Gate Options

Dec 12, 2016

LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 – The PierPass Advisory Committee met on Dec. 8 to review potential alternatives to the current extended gates model used at the Ports of […] Read More

PierPass November 2016 Newsletter

Nov 30, 2016

West Coast Terminals Evaluate Extended Gate Options Terminal operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach held an Oct. 20 workshop with industry stakeholders to evaluate potential alternatives […] Read More

PierPass October 2016 Newsletter

Nov 14, 2016

PierPass monthly transaction data Each month we provide a summary of the latest transaction data from marine terminal operators (MTOs) at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long […] Read More

West Coast Terminals Evaluate Extended Gate Options

Oct 25, 2016

The marine terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach held a workshop on Oct. 20 with industry stakeholders to evaluate potential alternatives to the current extended gates […] Read More

PierPass September 2016 Newsletter

Sep 28, 2016

PierPass monthly transaction data Each month we provide a summary of the latest transaction data from marine terminal operators (MTOs) at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long […] Read More

PierPass August 2016 Newsletter

Aug 25, 2016

Overall cargo volume at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach rose slightly in July compared to June – up 5.6% in Long Beach and 1.8% in Los Angeles. […] Read More

West Coast Terminals Shelve Chassis Fee but Affirm Right to Compensation for Services

Aug 23, 2016

Dear OffPeak Users, The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today issued the following press release: West Coast Terminals Shelve Chassis Fee but Affirm Right to Compensation for Services LONG BEACH, […] Read More

Terminals in Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Move Start of Chassis Rule to September 1

Aug 01, 2016

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 – The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) has extended the implementation date of a new tariff rule for chassis services by one month until […] Read More

PierPass July 2016 Newsletter

Jul 27, 2016

Fastest Turn Times in Two Years In the second quarter of 2016, trucks were able to pick up and deliver containers at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach more […] Read More

POLA and POLB Marine Terminal Gates Closed on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 5 p.m.

Jul 26, 2016

Dear Users of OffPeak Gates, PierPass Inc. has been notified that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will observe a special stop work meeting for union business on Thursday, […] Read More

Truck Turn Times in Q2 were Fastest in Two Years at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Jul 13, 2016

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 13, 2016 – In the second quarter of 2016, trucks were able to pick up and deliver containers at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long […] Read More

Marine Terminal Operators at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Adjust TMF on August 8

Jul 08, 2016

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 8, 2016 – The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced a 1.9 percent increase in the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) at the Ports of Los […] Read More

PierPass June 2016 Newsletter

Jun 28, 2016

PierPass in May met with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce to brief the group on the OffPeak program’s progress in reducing the number of trucks on neighborhood streets. Wilmington sits between […] Read More

PierPass May 2016 Newsletter

May 23, 2016

PierPass in April met with the Harbor City / Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce to provide an update on the OffPeak program. The group was encouraged that OffPeak has diverted […] Read More

PierPass April 2016 Newsletter

Apr 22, 2016

PierPass Monthly Transaction Data Each month we provide a summary of the latest transaction data from marine terminal operators (MTOs) at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long […] Read More

PierPass March 2016 Newsletter

Mar 28, 2016

PierPass Monthly Transaction Data Each month we provide a summary of the latest transaction data from marine terminal operators (MTOs) at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long […] Read More

PierPass February 2016 Newsletter

Mar 03, 2016

PierPass Monthly Transaction Data Each month we provide a summary of the latest transaction data from marine terminal operators (MTOs) at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long […] Read More

PierPass January 2016 Newsletter

Jan 29, 2016

PierPass Monthly Transaction Data Each month we provide a summary of the latest transaction data from marine terminal operators (MTOs) at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long […] Read More

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