The OffPeak fee structure at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will adjust as of Nov. 19 after the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) allowed the change — deemed PierPass 2.0 — to proceed Wednesday. The review process began in April.
The former two-tiered fees will transition to a flat fee paid by all shifts to fund the night gate operations, and dray truckers will be subject to an appointment system, according to a press release.
The new flat fee for carriers would be $31.52 per TEU and $63.04 for all other-sized containers, instead of $72.09 per TEU and $144.18 for other-sized containers currently charged during the day.
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