Port of Vancouver USA will make the following adjustment to Tariff No. 6 effective January 17, 2023:

  1. The front page of the tariff will update the new tariff effective 1/17/2023 and revise the list of the Board of Commissioner’s titles.
  2. Index: Delete “Container Freight Stations”; Change “Container Terminal Rates and Rules” to “US Government Inspection Charges”
  3. Section 101.3: Change “Executive Director” to “Chief Executive Officer”
  4. Section 110.1 3rd paragraph: Add “pandemic”
  5. Section 212: Deleted (CFS Defined)
  6. Section 301.2: Increase layberth from 25% to 50% of Tariff, Increase minimum dockage charge per 24-hr period from $1,021.03 to $1,143.50
  7. Section 312.11: Deleted (container storage)
  8. Section 342, Water: This tariff change will adjust the water rates to be consistent with the City of Vancouver’s January 17, 2023, water rate increases from $2.45 to $2.56.
  9. Section 348: Additional Language, Cyber Security Incident Disclosure
  10. Section 350: Change header from “Container Terminal Rates and Rules” to “US Government Inspection Charges,” Delete Sections 1 through 6.
  11. Section 405 Commodity Rates Grid, Reorganized section and removed rates from infrequent commodities. No rate increases applied.


A new tariff dated January 17,2023, will be posted to the port’s website before January 17, 2023 located at: www.portvanusa.com (see Marine tab and scroll to Resources). Please ensure you are using the correct tariff on January 17, 2023.

Don’t miss a tariff change or terminal closure notice. Keep your company informed by providing group distribution e-mail addresses when possible and forward any required changes or updates to: lkaylor@portvanusa.com.

If you have any comments or questions, please send your questions via e-mail to: lkaylor@portvanusa.com or call (360) 693-3611.

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