West Coast Marine Terminal Operators Agreement

West Coast Marine Terminal Operators Agreement

14 Jan 2022
Plagued by vessel bunching, terminal congestion, and equipment shortages for much of last year, North America’s West Coast ports are cautioned that these conditions are likely to persist well into 2022 even if imports slow from the double-digit gains in 2021.
Terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have scrapped a proposed fee on chassis entering their facilities after a regulatory challenge from chassis lessors.
23 Aug 2016
LA-LB terminal operators decide to individually negotiate hosting arrangements with chassis-leasing companies.
09 Aug 2016
Pushback against terminal operators' proposed chassis gate fee in Los Angeles-Long Beach intensifies.
27 Mar 2015
Terminal operators and equipment managers on the West Coast intend to form a discussion agreement that will allow them to work with industry stakeholders such as shipping lines, motor carriers and railroads to reduce congestion and improve cargo velocity.
02 Jul 2013
The West Coast Marine Terminal Operators Agreement today announced an 8.1 percent increase in the traffic mitigation fee at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., effective Aug. 19...