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WBCT will be OPEN on Friday 08/27 for the 2nd shift and Saturday 08/28 for the 1st shift 

*** For ALL empty container inspections please report to Roadability. Drivers are NOT allowed to open their doors without following this process or they may face fines/bans***

** WBCT is short on chassis, please ensure drivers bring their own **

**WBCT now offers a guaranteed empty in dual transaction as long as there is a valid import appointment **

*** All transactions must have an accompanying EIR Ingate pass and EIR Outgate pass (unless bobtail out). Drivers are responsible for making sure their transaction matches their gate pass. **

WBCT Gate Schedule
WBCT Gate Schedule 
Date: 1st Shift: 2nd Shift:
Monday, August 23, 2021 Open Open
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Open Open
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Open Open
Thursday, August 26, 2021 Open Open 
Friday, August 27, 2021 Open Open 
Saturday, August 28, 2021 Open  CLOSED
Sunday, August 29, 2021 CLOSED CLOSED
Monday, August 30, 2021 Open Open
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Open Open
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Open Open
Thursday, September 2, 2021 Open Open 
Friday, September 3, 2021 Open TBA
Saturday, September 4, 2021 TBA CLOSED
Sunday, September 5, 2021 CLOSED CLOSED
Empty Restrictions
X= Blocked                
SSCO 20'ST 40'ST 40'HC 45' 20' RF 40'RF Specialty
HAP x x x x x x x
HMM x x x x x x x
ONE x x x x x x x
YML x x x x x   x
CMA x x x x x x x
COS x x x x x x x
EGS x x x x x x x
OOCL x x x x x x x
WHL x x x x x   x
BAL x x x x x x x
MSC x x x x x x x
Customs Exam Fees:
  • X-Ray Exam $265.00
  • Tailgate Exam $265.00

Payments can be made using the link "Multi Pay" at top of page

Flip Fees

Please contact Customer Service at trouble@wbct.us for exact pricing: 

  • Trans Devan (Removal of cargo from Flat racks only) - $5,600
  • Non Trans Devan (Removal of cargo from Flat Racks only) - $3,350
  • Trans Flip (Chains & Plugs to accommodate over dimensional cargo, not a devan of cargo) - $900
  • Top Handler Flip (Chains & Plugs, certain dimensional restrictions apply) - $450
  • Bromma Flip  - $200
  • Regular Flip - $65 

All rates above are subject to change depending on Height, Width, and Weight of cargo. 

Trans Devans/Flips require appointment. Additional charges will be assessed for missed appointments.

Additional Terminal Contacts


For further questions please contact:WBCTCS@WBCT.US

Night and weekend Contacts: 310-519-2332 or


Trucker Information

Be Advised:

  • WBCT is in close proximity to many local neighborhoods which are susceptible to noise pollution. We ask that truckers refrain from using their horns while staging inside or outside the terminal unless absolutely necessary.
  • DO NOT leave empties on wheels without written permission. Any empty found on wheels will result in a FINE and BANISHMENT for the driver.
  • All foreign chassis (Non-POP) MUST be taken out by the driver that in-gated with the chassis. Any foreign chassis that are found in the yard will result in a FINE and BANISHMENT for the driver.
  • WBCT is not responsible for your chassis, if you bring in your own chassis, take it out with you.
  • Contact SSCO for special empty equipment return locations.

Terminal Rules:

  • Safety is our #1 priority here at WBCT.
  • Safety Vest must be worn at all times.
  • Truckers must obey all posted signs in the terminal, including STOPS, SPEED LIMITS, KEEP CLEAR, ETC.
  • Drivers must wear seatbelts at all times.
  • It is illegal to have and operate GPS Jammers or Spoofing devices on terminal.
  • There is no Cell Phone use while in-motion on the terminal. If Cell Phone must be used, please pull to the side and stop your vehicle.  No Photos or videos are allowed.
  • Drivers must stay in their vehicles at all times.
  • For Empty container inspection, drivers must report to Roadability and be assisted by a clerk.
  • No passengers are allowed in the truck inside the yard.
  • Speed limit in the yard is 10MPH and is strictly enforced.
  • Follow the traffic directions of all security personnel.
  • Use safety walk ways to walk from the Truck Trouble Parking area to the trouble window.
  • Longshore personnel operating yard equipment have the Right of Way.
  • Yard Horn Signals:
    • 1 Blast – Stop
    • 2 Blasts – Pull Forward
    • 3 Blasts – Back Up
  • Undo twist locks before container is decked.
  • Travel in the marked isles and lanes only.
  • If your container is on a bad order or incorrect chassis go to the Flip Line.
  • Park your bare chassis in the appropriate area.
  • Engine must be turned off while at Roadability
  • Truckers, please allow the truck at the pedestal lane to clear the pedestal prior to next truck in line entering for the next transaction.
  • Drivers must see a clerk before dropping or picking up a Reefer.
  • All drivers MUST have a TWIC card prior to entry.
  • All drivers MUST go to the In-Gate pedestals to enter the Terminal.
  • All drivers MUST out gate through pedestal/bobtail out gate lanes.
    • Please Insure that you have and EIR out before exiting with a container. Containers that are not properly interchanged out will cause delays when returning.


  • All chassis must have updated BITs prior to Out Gate. If BIT is expired, take chassis to Roadability for re-certification.
  • WBCT accepts all POP chassis.

Other Information:


 Live Gate Camera




2050 John S. Gibson Blvd
San Pedro, CA 90731

 Firms Code:  Y773

Hours of Operation:


1st Shift: 0700-1700, 2nd Shift: 1800-0300



All persons accessing WBCT are required to show their valid TWIC.

For all empty container inspections please report to  Roadability.

DRIVERS! Please make sure your headlights are OFF during night operations.

WBCT Availability

Status of Shipments, Container Availability, Bookings and Holds:

WBCT Availability

Phone: 310-519-2349


Trouble Desk

Trucker Issues, Over Dimension Cargo, Booking Issues


Phone: 310-519-2352

E-mail: trouble@wbct.us

WBCT Demurrage

Tailgate fees, Collection and Payment of Demurrage, Yard fees as well as rates, schedules and demurrage disputes , please contact:

WBCT Demurrage

Phone: 310-519-2353

E-mail: demurrage@wbct.us


Hazardous Documentation, US Coast Guard Holds and Coordinating Hazardous Examinations please contact:


Phone: 310-519-2344

E-mail: hazardous@wbct.us

Regulatory Agency

US Customs Holds, Detentions, Seizures, Examinations, and USDA, FDA information please contact:

 Regulatory Agency

Phone: 310-519-2357

E-mail: customs@wbct.us

Demurrage, Tariffs, and Fees:

All fees (Flip, Customs, Demurrage, Banned Trucker, etc.) must be in the form of Check, Money Order, Cashier's Check, or payment on-line. Please make all checks payable to: West Basin Container Terminal.


Drivers who are in violation of terminal procedures and safety protocols are subject to bannishment/fines



Import Appointments

All Import Containers are available by appointment only 

WBCT provides daily appointment availability for all yard locations on a first booked, first served basis. This means you have the greatest availability the sooner you book the appointment.  


We strongly suggest your team signs up for automatic availability notifications through the WBCT Voyager Track site. This function allows your team to be notified via email when a container is discharged and ready for an appointment to be booked.

To ensure you do not miss appointment opportunities, please book your appointment as soon as you receive the notification that the container is available for pick up. 

Free Flow/Peel Off Program

Our Import Free Flow (IFF) program is available for Customers/Truckers with 60 or more containers per vessel. Please contact importlist@wbct.us for more information. 


Please click here for answers to common questions and additional details.

Terminal Turn Times



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Daily Chassis Inventory
20' 6
40' 0
45' 38
Vessel Schedule
Vessel Vsl Code svc lane Call Seq Voyage SSCO ETA Full Start/ERD General Cut Off 
Seaspan Manilla ZUWR ZX3 0169 14W ZIM 08/21/21 08/12/21 08/20/21
YM Unicorn YUNC PS4 0083 053E YML 08/21/21 08/18/21 08/20/21
Santiago SSAN BAL 0206 2128EW BAL 08/24/21 08/18/21 08/20/21
East China Sea ECSE CEN 0227 045EW COS 08/24/21 08/16/21 08/24/21
ZIM Kingston ZKIN ZX3 0173 08W ZIM 08/26/21 08/17/21 08/26/21
Melina ZBN1 ZEX 0183 24W ZIM 08/28/21 08/20/21 08/27/21
X-press Khyber XPKH SEA 0245   COS 08/28/21 NA NA
Wanhai 513 W513 AA1 0177 074EW WHL 08/29/21 08/23/21 08/27/21
Cosco Asia CASI SEAX 0213 079EW COS 08/30/21 08/20/21 08/27/21
Tongala ZTON ZX2 0182 18W ZIM 08/31/21 08/24/21 08/31/21
Navios Amarillo ZNA7 ZEX 0196 15W ZIM 09/01/21 08/25/21 09/01/21
Terminal Location

ADA Compliance

Hearing impaired drivers -

Please click HERE for service instructions.