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Rate Changes

The following rate changes apply by origin/destination, respectfully:

RULE 010/09

Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) also known as Pier Pass (PPS) - Increase



FCL: 20' / $72.09 and 40' / $144.18 Increase; LCL: $4 WM (minimum of $4) (unchanged)

RULE 152

Out of Gauge (OOG) Surcharge



USA to Australia and New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti and Papua New Guinea

FCL $100 per container

PierPass Traffic Mitigation Fee

The West Coast Marine Terminal Operator Agreement (WCMTOA) announced an increase of 2.3 percent in the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, scheduled to take effect on August 1, 2017.


The TMF will increase from $69.17 to $72.09 per TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) or $138.34 to $144.18 per forty-foot container. The increase will sustain continued operation of PierPass OffPeak gates amid labor cost increases.


About PierPass:


Pier Pass is a non-for-profit company created by Marine Terminal Operators (MTO’s) at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach to address multi-terminal issues such as congestion, air quality and security. The WCMTOA is filed with the Federal Maritime Commission, and is comprised of the 13 international MTO’s serving in Los Angeles and Long Beach ports. For more information, please see


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