TOTE Maritime Alaska Customer Tools

Customer Notifications

December 6, 2017 - Date:               December 5th, 2017 Subject:           2018 Dry-docking Schedule To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska will be performing regularly scheduled dry dock maintenance as well as preparing the North Star to run on LNG between December 15th and February 2nd. TOTE Maritime Alaska will continue to sail the Midnight Sun during […]  > READ MORE
November 8, 2017 - To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, Please be advised that the North Star, Southbound Voyage 17170 and Northbound Voyage 17173 will be delayed due to a severe storm front in the Gulf of Alaska. TOTE Maritime Alaska will have the following changes in our operational schedule: Tacoma Terminal Wednesday, November 8th: NB Trailers: Normal gate cut-offs applicable for […]  > READ MORE
November 6, 2017 - Dear TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska has filed a General Rate Increase of 4.5% to be effective Sunday, December 3, 2017. This rate action was filed with the United States Surface Transportation Board in Washington, D.C. Today’s filing applies to STB TOTE tariffs 101-A, 202-B, 501-A, and 601-A. It does not apply to tariff STB […]  > READ MORE
September 25, 2017 - September 22, 2017 To Our Valued Customers, In order to allow you to better plan your shipments to and from Alaska during the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, we would like to advise you of some changes in our sailing and operational schedules. The schedule is as follows:   Northbound from Tacoma: No northbound sailing on Thursday morning, […]  > READ MORE
September 19, 2017 - To our valued customers: Once again, it is time to bundle up and prepare for the winter season in Alaska. After internal discussion, we are announcing the official start of KFF (Keep from Freezing) Service to begin with our northbound sailing of the North Star, Voyage 17149 departing Tacoma at 0100 on Thursday, 09/28/2017. As a […]  > READ MORE
September 13, 2017 - September 13, 2017 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, We have adjusted our sailing schedule to include the following early work starts, which will provide earlier cargo availability to better serve our customers. The Anchorage terminal schedule will be as follows, for two upcoming voyages: Sunday, 9/17 0300 – Work Start 0700 – Gate Open 1000 – Southbound Trailer […]  > READ MORE
August 8, 2017 - August 2, 2017 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, In observance of Labor Day on September 4, 2017, TOTE Maritime Alaska will have a few changes to our facility operational schedules. Schedule changes are as follows: Tacoma Marine Terminal, Tacoma Vehicle Department, Federal Way Office, and Customer Service: CLOSED Monday, September 4 OPEN Tuesday, […]  > READ MORE
June 23, 2017 - June 23, 2017 To Our Valued Customers, In observance of Independence Day, Tuesday July 4 and Bloody Thursday, Wednesday July 5, TOTE Maritime Alaska will have the following changes in our operational schedules. Schedules are as follows: Tacoma Marine Terminal, Tacoma Vehicle Department, Federal Way Office: Monday, July 3 Open Tuesday, July 4 Closed Wednesday, July 5 Office […]  > READ MORE
June 21, 2017 - June 16, 2017 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, Your feedback is important to us! In response to your comments and suggestions we have made enhancements to the customer portal. On Saturday June 17, 2017 a new version of the Customer Portal will be rolled out. We have included the following functions: Intrastate booking […]  > READ MORE
June 16, 2017 - To TOTE Maritime Alaska’s valued customers – I want to personally update you on TOTE Maritime Alaska’s plans for converting our Orca Class vessels to run on LNG. After working on technical plans for this conversion for a number of years, I am excited to announce we will begin the process of converting the ships […]  > READ MORE
May 25, 2017 - May 24, 2017 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, Please be advised that Midnight Sun, Northbound Voyage 17079 arriving in Anchorage on Tuesday, May 30, will start ship operations at 0800 rather than the originally scheduled time of 0700.  The trailer gate will open at the normally scheduled time of 0800 and cargo will be available […]  > READ MORE
May 24, 2017 - To Our Valued Customers, In observance of Independence Day, Tuesday July 4 and Bloody Thursday, Wednesday July 5, TOTE Maritime Alaska will have the following changes in our operational schedules. Schedules are as follows: Tacoma Marine Terminal, Tacoma Vehicle Department, Federal Way Office:  Monday, July 3                  Open Tuesday, July 4                 Closed Wednesday, […]  > READ MORE
May 15, 2017 - May 12, 2017 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, Please be advised that Midnight Sun, Northbound Voyage 17071 arriving in Anchorage on Tuesday, May 16, will start ship operations at 9:00 a.m. rather than the originally scheduled time of 8:00 a.m.  The trailer gate will open at the normally scheduled time of 8:00 a.m. Should […]  > READ MORE
May 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, We have adjusted our sailing schedule with an early work start for the vessel arriving in Anchorage tomorrow,Tuesday, May 2.  This schedule change will provide cargo availability sooner than usual. Anchorage Terminal Schedule for Tuesday, May 2: 0300     Work Start 0700     Trailer Gate Open 1000     Southbound […]  > READ MORE
April 27, 2017 - To Our Valued Customers, In observance of Memorial Day, Monday May 29th, TOTE Maritime Alaska will have the following changes in our operational schedules. Schedules are as follows: Tacoma Marine Terminal, Tacoma Vehicle Department, Federal Way Office: Monday, May 29                 Closed Tuesday, May 30       […]  > READ MORE
April 19, 2017 - April 19, 2017 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska is suspending KFF service for the season with the last sailing being northbound Voyage 17057, which departs Tacoma on Thursday, April 20, 2017. TOTE Maritime Alaska will begin the process of transitioning some pools to dry equipment at that time, based on […]  > READ MORE
March 5, 2017 - March 5, 2017 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, The Midnight Sun Voyage 17031 is scheduled to arrive in Anchorage on Tuesday, March 7 for a mid-afternoon discharge. This delay is due to needing unforeseen vessel repairs for safe vessel operations. Please see below for the Anchorage terminal schedule. Anchorage Terminal Schedule – March 7: 0800     Gate Open 1100     […]  > READ MORE
March 5, 2017 - To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, Due to weather, the North Star Voyage 17029 is scheduled to arrive in Anchorage on Sunday, March 5 for a mid-morning discharge.  Please see below for the Anchorage terminal schedule. Anchorage Terminal Schedule – March 5: 0800     Gate Open 0900     Vessel Work Start 1100     Southbound Trailer Cargo Cutoff for Voyage […]  > READ MORE
February 16, 2017 - February 16, 2017   To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, Due to weather, the North Star Voyage 17021 is scheduled to arrive in Anchorage on Sunday, February 19th for a mid-morning discharge.  Please see below for the Anchorage terminal schedule. Anchorage Terminal Schedule – February 19th:   0800     Gate Open 1030     Vessel Work Start 1100     […]  > READ MORE
January 25, 2017 - Date: January 24, 2017 Subject: 2017 Dry-Dock Schedule *Reminder* To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska will be performing regularly scheduled dry dock maintenance on our Orca Class Vessel the “Midnight Sun” in February 2017. TOTE Maritime Alaska will sail one voyage per week for two weeks during this time. In order […]  > READ MORE
January 10, 2017 - To Our Valued Customers,   In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 16, 2017, TOTE Maritime Alaska will have a few changes to our facility operational schedules. Schedule changes are as follows: Tacoma Marine Terminal, Tacoma Vehicle Department, Federal Way Office, and Customer Service: Monday, January 16 – Closed Tuesday, January 17 – Open […]  > READ MORE
December 21, 2016 - To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska will be performing regularly scheduled dry dock maintenance on our Orca Class Vessel the “Midnight Sun” in February 2017. TOTE Maritime Alaska will sail one voyage per week for two weeks during this time. In order to allow you to better plan your shipments to […]  > READ MORE
December 12, 2016 - December 12, 2016 To:              All TOTE Valued Customers and Carriers Subject:   2016-2017 Holiday Schedule Notice **Reminder** In order to allow you to better plan your shipments to and from Alaska during the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Holiday, we would like to advise you of some changes in our sailing and operational schedules.  The schedule […]  > READ MORE
December 5, 2016 - Date:                    December 3, 2016 Subject:               Sunday Arrival in Anchorage of North Star V16185 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, Due to weather, the North Star Voyage 16185 is schedule to arrive in Anchorage, Sunday December 4th for an evening discharge.  Please see below for the Anchorage terminal schedule. Anchorage Terminal Schedule – December 4th: 1900                […]  > READ MORE
November 3, 2016 - October 27, 2016   To:              All TOTE Valued Customers and Carriers Subject:   2016-2017 Holiday Schedule Notice   In order to allow you to better plan your shipments to and from Alaska during the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Holiday, we would like to advise you of some changes in our sailing and operational schedules.  The […]  > READ MORE
October 13, 2016 - Dear TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska has filed a General Rate Increase of 3.75% to be effective Sunday, November 27, 2016.  This rate action was filed with the United States Surface Transportation Board in Washington, D.C. Today’s filing applies to STB TOTE tariffs 101-A, 202-B, 501-A, and 601-A.  It does not apply to […]  > READ MORE
August 30, 2016 - Date:               August 29, 2016 Subject:          2016 Labor Day Schedule Notice – REMINDER To Our Valued Customers, In observance of Labor Day on September 5, 2016, TOTE Maritime Alaska will have a few changes to our facility operational schedules. Schedule changes are as follows: Tacoma Marine Terminal, Tacoma Vehicle Department, Federal Way Office, and Customer […]  > READ MORE
August 17, 2016 - August 17, 2016 To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska has elected to alter its program of converting the Orcas to dual fuel LNG. We will not be moving forward with the Orca re-engining scheduled to start later this year. We are working closely with our engine manufacturer to convert our engines to […]  > READ MORE
April 22, 2016 - Date:                     April 22, 2016 Subject:               Access to TOTE Maritime Alaska’s Tacoma Terminal To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, This morning along Lincoln Avenue a tanker train derailed causing road blocks into the TOTE Maritime Alaska Tacoma Terminal.  Taylor Way is still blocked north of Lincoln Avenue at this time. Access to the TOTE […]  > READ MORE
April 4, 2016 - Subject:          Ending of KFF Service for the 2015/2016 Season Date:               March 31, 2016 To Our Valued Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska is suspending KFF service for the season with the last sailing being northbound Voyage 16053, which departs Tacoma on Saturday, April 9, 2016. TOTE Maritime Alaska will begin the process of transitioning some pools […]  > READ MORE
April 4, 2016 - Date:              March 31, 2016 Subject:        Seasonal Weight / Load Restrictions To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers, On the following pages, you will see the most recent public notice from the Alaska Department of Transportation regarding road restrictions for Central Region locations. If you would like to access the Alaska DOT site yourself, you can […]  > READ MORE
October 16, 2015 - Dear TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers, TOTE Maritime Alaska has filed a General Rate Increase of 5.75% to be effective Sunday, November 29, 2015.  This rate action was filed with the United States Surface Transportation Board in Washington, D.C. Today’s filing applies to STB TOTE tariffs 100-A, 201-B, 500-A, and 600-A.  It does not apply to […]  > READ MORE
September 28, 2015 - September 24, 2015 KFF Service for winter 2015/2016 To our valued customers: Once again, it is time to bundle up and prepare for the winter season in Alaska.  After internal discussion, we are announcing the official start of KFF (Keep from Freezing) Service to begin with our northbound sailing of the North Star, Voyage 15155 […]  > READ MORE
August 2, 2015 - Totem Ocean Trailer Express has filed to decrease its ocean fuel surcharge as published in tariffs STB TOTE 700-A and STB TOTE 100-A as follows: STB TOTE 700-A Tariff will decrease 2% from 31% to 29% effective this Sunday, January 25, 2015 STB TOTE 100-A Tariff will decrease 1% from 15.5% to 14.5% also effective […]  > READ MORE
March 30, 2015 - To Our Valued Customers On the following pages, you will see the most recent public notice from the Alaska Department of Transportation regarding road restrictions for Central Region locations. If you would like to access the Alaska DOT site yourself, you can do so by copying the following link into your web browser. http://www.dot.state.ak.us/mscve/main.cfm?go=weightrestrictions We […]  > READ MORE