Port of Vancouver USA will make the following adjustment to Tariff No. 6 effective July 1, 2021:

  1. The front page of the tariff will update the new tariff effective 7/1/2021.
  1. Shipper Requests (Tariff Item# 126): Update NWMTA Address
  1. Dockage charges will increase by 8%.
  2. Increase the following charges by 5%:
    1. Wharfage (excluding autos, which will increase with ILWU wage increase)
    2. Service and Facilities (excluding autos, which will increase with ILWU wage increase)
    3. Small lots fee
    4. Storage and Demurrage
  3. Equipment Rentals will increase by 1.5% (excluding Liebherr crane rentals and surcharges).
  4. Labor: Increase in accordance with the ILWU per hour and man-hour assessment increases. This change will be posted when the Pacific Maritime Association posts the actual increases in June. These changes will affect: Auto Wharfage, Auto Services and Facilities, Truck and Rail Loading/Unloading, Handling, Labor, Man-Hour Rates, and all labor related rates.
  5. If a Tariff rate (other than storage) is listed in cents where the percentage adjustment does not cause a rate change, the rate will increase by $0.01.
  6. Security Fee: Increase from $850 to $1,000 per 24-hour period.
  7. Storage (Tariff Item# 312.8): Deleted number 8.
  8. General (Tariff Item# 400.3): Added “Exception to overside cargo”
  9. Wharfage (Tariff Item# 401.3): Updated language for consistent messaging
  10. Services & Facilities (Tariff Item# 402): Updated language for consistent messaging
  11. Commodity Rates (Tariff Item# 405):
    1. Added unit of measure descriptions to select commodities.
    2. Adjusted rail loading rates for pulp to align with cost of handling.


A new tariff dated July 1, 2021 will be posted to the port’s website before June 30, 2021 located at: www.portvanusa.com (see Marine tab and scroll to Resources). Please ensure you are using the correct tariff on July 1, 2021.

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.

Download Resource PDFJune 16, 2021