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Press Contact:
Paul Sherer
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(415) 385 5970

PierPass Advisory Committee Continues Review of Extended Gate Options
December 12, 2016

West Coast Terminals Evaluate Extended Gate Options
October 21, 2016

Presentation from Extended Gates Workshop – Oct. 20, 2016
October 20, 2016

West Coast Terminals Shelve Chassis Fee but Affirm Right to Compensation for Services
August 23, 2016

Terminals in Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Move Start of Chassis Rule to September 1
August 1, 2016

Truck Turn Times in Q2 were Fastest in Two Years at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
July 9, 2016

Terminals at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Adjust TMF on August 8
July 9, 2016

West Coast MTO Agreement Releases Update on VGM Weighing Procedures
June 2, 2016

West Coast MTO Agreement Releases Statement on VGM Weighing Procedures
April 1, 2016

PierPass Briefs Washington Regulators and Shipper Associations
November 23, 2015

PierPass Terminals Embrace Appointment Systems at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Control Congestion
August 27, 2015

PierPass Names Kevin Recker as Chief Financial Officer
August 10, 2015

California Political and Environmental Leaders Laud PierPass OffPeak Program for Decade of Impact
July 23, 2015

With Labor and Chassis Issues Addressed, PierPass Member Terminals Increase Throughput 46% in First Half of March
March 18, 2015

PierPass Meets with Federal Maritime Commission and Industry Stakeholders To Address Congestion
November 17, 2014

PierPass Names John Cushing as President
September 17, 2014

PierPass Announces Free-Flow Program to Speed Cargo Through Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
September 11, 2014

PierPass Diverts 30 Millionth Truck Trip From Los Angeles, Long Beach Peak Traffic
August 28, 2014

PierPass Announces Executive Transition Plans
April 30, 2014

Marine Terminal Operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Adjust TMF on August 19
July 2, 2013

Marine Terminals at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports to Power Docked Ships with Electricity by Year-End
May 21, 2013

PierPass Trouble Ticket Report #5: WBCT
April 29, 2013

PierPass Trouble Ticket Report #4: YTI
February 26, 2013

Marine Terminal Operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Launch Initiative to Speed Cargo Moves by Reducing Trouble Tickets
January 10, 2013

PierPass Trouble Ticket Report #3
January 9, 2013

PierPass Trouble Ticket Report #2
December 5, 2012

PierPass Trouble Ticket Report #1
October 16, 2012

Marine Terminal Operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Adjust TMF on August 1
June 12, 2012

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Discontinue Clean Truck Fee
November 7, 2011

Marine Terminal Operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Postpone TMF Adjustment to August 1
June 27, 2011

Marine Terminal Operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Raise TMF to Sustain Continued Operations
June 7, 2011

Groundbreaking Study Provides First Comprehensive Measurement of Truck Queuing and Visit Times at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
April 12, 2011

Industry Working Group Reconvenes to Address Measures to Limit Congestion Outside Marine Terminal Gates at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
August 25, 2010

PierPASS Announces 11 Marine Terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Have Reinstated Five OffPeak Shifts
August 18, 2010

PierPASS Analysis Shows Nearly Half of Trucks at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Make Four or More Transactions per Day
PierPASS Video Urges Motor Carriers to Take Advantage of Unused Capacity
August 12, 2010

Industry Stakeholders Address Potential Solutions to Congestion at Marine Terminal Gates
Marine Terminal Operators to Consider Additional Measures to Manage Truck Congestion
August 3, 2010

Terminal Operators Announce Formation of Working Group to Study Turn Times at Marine Terminal Gates
Group Brings Together Key Stakeholders to Help Identify Solution
July 8, 2010

Marine Terminal Operators Meet Deadline to Comply With New CARB Clean Trucks Regulation
Terminals Use Existing RFID System to Enable Reporting With No Additional Work Required from Truck and Cargo Owners
September 30, 2009

Marine Terminal Operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Maintain Current TMF
OffPeak program to continue providing traffic congestion relief and improved air quality
August 3, 2009

PierPASS Releases Revised OffPeak Schedule at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
March 31, 2009

Marine Terminal Operators to Eliminate One OffPeak Shift as Cargo Volume Falls
March 12, 2009

Marine Terminal Operators Suspend Saturday OffPeak Shift as Cargo Volume Falls
December 23, 2008

Videos

Gate to Gate: What Happens When a Truck Picks Up a Container?
Inside a typical truck turn at the Port of Los Angeles / Port of Long Beach complex. What it takes to drop off or pick up a container at the ports.


A Day in the Life of the Terminal Gates at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach


Stop Trouble Tickets Before They Stop You

Rush Hour: Reducing Truck Turn Times by Avoiding Peak Congestion Periods
No system can eliminate all lines. From congested freeways during rush hour to movie ticket queues on a Friday night, lines form when everyone tries to use the same infrastructure at the same time. The marine terminals are no different.


Movie Night: Reducing Truck Turn Times by Avoiding Peak Congestion Periods
No system can eliminate all lines. From congested freeways during rush hour to movie ticket queues on a Friday night, lines form when everyone tries to use the same infrastructure at the same time. The marine terminals are no different.


Behind the Turn Time Study
Groundbreaking study provides first comprehensive measurement of truck queuing and visit times at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.


PierPASS — Continuing to Monitor Cargo Volume
PierPASS addresses concerns following the announcement that additional marine terminal operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will suspend one PierPASS OffPeak shift per week.


PierPASS — Working Together to Combat Congestion at the Ports
In 2011 the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are operating at high efficiency. Watch how PierPASS has helped ease congestion in the Ports and continues to stress the importance of bringing the community together to maintain San Pedro as the country’s premier port.


PierPass – Highlighting MTO Measures To Limit Congestion At Marine Terminal Gates
PierPASS has partnered with licensed motor carrier and marine terminal operators to create proactive measures to increase efficiency at the marine terminal gates at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Watch this video to learn about services reinstated by marine terminal operators to manage increased cargo volumes, as well as findings from an industry working group formed to address issues of congestion at the ports and potential solutions.


PierPass on Port Congestion
PierPass addresses the issues facing the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles–in particular the concerns about truck congestion.