Terminal 6 Operations & BNSF Intermodal
Gate Operating Hours* 
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Required for entry.
FROM TO MONDAY through FRIDAY
8:00 10:00 Full Gate and Yard Operations
10:00 10:15 BREAK
10:15 12:00 Full Gate and Yard Operations
12:00 13:00 CLOSED - LUNCH
13:00 15:00 Full Gate and Yard Operations
15:00 15:15 BREAK
15:15 16:00 Full Gate and Yard Operations
16:00   OCR portal closed. Trucks already through portal will be processed and yard cleaned up.
17:00   CLOSED

NOTE: Any other shift or day is overtime and done per special request from BNSF

Current Operation Status: Normal

*Gate hours subject to change due to weather.
 

Trucker Brochure

BNSF Rail Shuttle

Shippers can now move their product on a rail shuttle from Terminal 6 to the Puget Sound ports. The new service, in partnership with BNSF Railway, will operate five days a week. 

Rail Operations Schedule (“work” days):

  • Monday: Load/discharge Seattle (Tacoma discharge as necessary)
  • Tuesday: No Rail operations
  • Wednesday: No Rail operations
  • Thursday: Load/discharge Seattle
  • Friday; Load/discharge Tacoma

Cargo Availability:

  • Import cargo available day of discharge at 1400
  • Pickup numbers must be provided to release container
    • Pickup numbers provided by ocean carrier
  • Container lookup

Free Time:

  • Terminal 6 provides 5 free working days for container storage
    • Check with ocean carrier for demurrage
  • First free day starts at 0800 the following work day after container is discharged from train

Exports:

  • LOAD’s: Please provide booking number to in-gate container(s)
  • EMPTY’s: Rail billing must be in place to in-gate container(s)

Contacts:

Terminal Manager:
John Akre, Port of Portland, 503.240.2018

Rail Operations: 
Chris Jokola, Harbor Industrial Services, 503.504.2420

Gate/CY Operations: 
Ron Palermino, Harbor Industrial Services, 503.737.3763

Mike Fudurich, Regional Manager, Harbor Industrial Services, 206.707.3603

Customer Service: 
Email: Serviceclerk@t6portland.com