ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

Schedule Change Notice 18031

February 26, 2018

To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers,

Please be advised that the Midnight Sun, Northbound voyage 18031 will be delayed due to severe weather. TOTE Maritime Alaska will have the following changes in our operational schedule:

Anchorage Terminal and Office: 

Tuesday, February 27

Lanes Open: 0800-1140 and 1300-2000                

Cargo cut-off: 1000 for voyage 18032

Work Start: 1400

 

Should you have any questions or need other information, please contact the following:

Alaska Customer Svc                   907.276.5868

Alaska Sales Executives              907.265.7216

Federal Way Customer Svc         253.449.2112

 

Current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience at www.totemaritime.com

More contact information and our current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience on our web site at: http://www.totemaritime.com/

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your continued support.

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

TOTE Maritime Alaska LNG conversion schedule

To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers,

We want to thank you for your patience during our first LNG conversion period.  The North Star will be coming back into service and will assume our standard Wednesday sailing schedule, beginning February 21st, 2018.

Please be advised that TOTE Maritime Alaska will be making the following changes to our operational schedule:

Thursday, February 15th – Tacoma Terminal – Voyage MS 18025

NB Trailers:  Gate hours 0800 – 2300

NB Vehicles:  Gate hours 0800 – 1500

Friday, February 16th – Tacoma Terminal – Voyage NS 18027

**Scheduled voyage CANCELLED**

Sunday, February 18th – Anchorage Terminal

**Terminal CLOSED**

Monday, February 19th – Anchorage Terminal – Voyage MS 18026

Work Start: 0700

Gate hours 0800 – 1700

Cargo cut-off for Southbound voyage 18022: 1100

*Standard time for hazardous cargo cut-off will remain in place

Tuesday, February 20th – Anchorage Terminal – Voyage NS 18028

**Scheduled voyage CANCELLED**

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your continued support of our commitment to safety.

Should you have any questions or need other information, please contact the following:

Alaska Customer Svc                 907.276.5868

Alaska Sales Executives             907.265.7216

Federal Way Customer Svc        253.449.2112

Current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience at www.totemaritime.com

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

Schedule Change Update 18017

February 2, 2018

To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers,

The Midnight Sun 18017 is expected to depart Tacoma later this morning. We currently anticipate a Monday 0800 work start in Anchorage and will have the following changes to our operational schedule:

Sunday, February 4th – Anchorage Terminal

Closed

Monday, February 5th – Anchorage Terminal

Lanes Open: 0700-1700 (open through lunch)

Work Start: 0800

Cargo cut-off for Southbound 18018: 1200

*Standard time for hazardous cargo cut-off will remain in place.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your continued support of our commitment to safety.

 

Should you have any questions or need other information, please contact the following:

Alaska Customer Svc                 907.276.5868

Alaska Sales Executives             907.265.7216

Federal Way Customer Svc        253.449.2112

Current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience at www.totemaritime.com

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

Schedule Change V18009 – Update

January 18, 2018

To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers,

We continue to monitor the severe weather storm off Vancouver Island. At this time, we expect the Midnight Sun 18009 to depart Tacoma Thursday evening, with an anticipated cargo start in Anchorage on Sunday at 1900. We will provide additional updates as they become available.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your continued support of our commitment to safety.

Should you have any questions or need other information, please contact the following:

Alaska Customer Svc              907.276.5868

Alaska Sales Executives         907.265.7216

Federal Way Customer Svc    253.449.2112

Current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience at www.totemaritime.com

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

Schedule Change V18009

January 17, 2018

To all TOTE Maritime Alaska Valued Customers,

Please be advised that the departure of the Midnight Sun 18009 will be delayed due to a severe storm front west of Vancouver Island. Weather models forecast swells could reach 40 feet. Further updates will be provided as we continue to monitor the storm.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your continued support of our commitment to safety.

Should you have any questions or need other information, please contact the following:

Alaska Customer Svc                 907.276.5868

Alaska Sales Executives             907.265.7216

Federal Way Customer Svc        253.449.2112

Current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience at www.totemaritime.com

More contact information and our current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience on our web site at: http://www.totemaritime.com/

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

Martin Luther King Jr Day

January 4, 2018

To Our Valued Customers,

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 15, 2018, 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 15 – Closed

Tuesday, January 16 – Open – Normal Operation

 

Anchorage Terminal – All Offices:

Monday, January 16 – Open – Normal Operation

Tuesday, January 17 – Open – Normal Operation

 

**There is no impact on TOTE Maritime Alaska’s posted Vessel Schedule**

Should you have any questions, please contact the following:

  • Federal Way Customer Service            253-449-2112
  • Federal Way Sales Representative       800-426-0074
  • Alaska Sales Representative                907-265-7216
  • Alaska Customer Service                      907-276-5868

More contact information and our current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience on our web site at: http://www.totemaritime.com/.

Thank you for your continued support.

 

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

Noteworthy Hazardous and On Deck Hazardous Cut-Off Changes

December 20, 2017

To our valued customers,

TOTE Maritime Alaska announces the following changes to current processes for all loads containing ‘On Deck’ and ‘Noteworthy’ hazardous cargo. These changes are in response to a recent vessel audit by the American Bureau of Shipping regulators which highlighted the need to complete the Dangerous Cargo Manifest 24 hours in advance of cargo operations for all loads containing ‘On Deck’ and ‘Noteworthy’ hazardous cargo.

 

On Deck Stowage Definition:

  • Any item that contains a C or D in the 10A column of the 49CFR.
  • Any hazard class or item specifically outlined in the TOTE Maritime Alaska policy
  • All items in hazardous classes:
    • 1.4/1.5/1.6
    • 2.3
    • 4.3 (liquids)
    • 5.1/5.2

 

Noteworthy Hazardous Definition:

  • See supplemental list of hazardous cargo defined as noteworthy by TOTE Maritime Alaska
  • For example, loads that are CDC, DOT Special Permit or require special stowage such as the following:
    • UN0331/ UN0332 Explosive, blasting, type B or E or Agent blasting, Type B or E
    • UN0336 Fireworks

 

To support this safety initiative, effective Tuesday, December 26th, 2017, the following manifesting and in-gate times will be in effect for all northbound and southbound On Deck and Noteworthy Hazardous.

Required information:

  • Booking number
  • Trailer number
  • Hazardous manifest for the entire load

 

For NB cargo:

For Wednesday vessels: Manifest by Tuesday 1700, in-gated to terminal Wednesday by 1800

For Friday vessels: Manifest by Thursday 1700, in-gated to terminal Friday by 1800

 

For SB cargo:

For Sunday vessels: Manifest by Friday 1500, in-gated to terminal Sunday by 1000

For Tuesday vessels: Manifest by Monday 1500, in-gated to terminal Tuesday by 1000

 

For any questions or concerns regarding hazardous, please reach out to the following:

NB Hazardous: HazardousAK@totemaritime.com or 253.449.2111

SB Hazardous: ANC.Haz@totemaritime.com or 907.265.7255

 

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

LNG Trade Notification

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 this period, operating on the regularly scheduled Tacoma Wednesday night and Anchorage Sunday day operations. All established gate and vessel cut offs will remain in place.

TOTE Maritime Alaska will resume a normal northbound sailing schedule on February 9th with voyage 18023 departing Tacoma.

If you have questions or require further information, please contact the following:

Federal Way Customer Service         253-449-2112

Tacoma Vehicles                                  253-238-8450

Anchorage Customer Service            907-265-7200

Anchorage Vehicles                             907-265-7252

Current sailing schedules are always available at www.totemaritime.com.  We appreciate the partnership we enjoy with you and hope you have a wonderful holiday.

 

 

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

TOTE Maritime Alaska Schedule Change V17170/V17173

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 voyage 17173

NB Vehicles: Normal gate cut-offs applicable for voyage 17173

 

Thursday, November 9th

SB Trailers from V17170: Available 15:00

Trailer gate: 1800 (due to stop work night)

Vehicles Gate: Will be closed for pick up and delivery

 

Friday November 10th

Vehicle Gate: Open at 0700 for receiving and pick up

Trailer Gate: Normal hours

 

Anchorage Terminal and Office: 

Sunday, November 12th                             

Lanes Open: 0800-TBD (closed for lunch 1200-1300)                  

Cargo cut-off: 1000 for voyage 17174

Work Start: 1300

 

Should you have any questions or need other information, please contact the following:

Alaska Customer Svc                 907.276.5868

Alaska Sales Executives             907.265.7216

Federal Way Customer Svc        253.449.2112

 

Current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience at www.totemaritime.com

More contact information and our current sailing schedules are always available for your convenience on our web site at: http://www.totemaritime.com/

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your continued support.

ALASKA CUSTOMER NOTIFICATIONS

TOTE Maritime Alaska 2018 General Rate Increase

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 TOTE 701-A (household goods).

All of us at TOTE Maritime Alaska sincerely thank you for your continued support and look forward to serving you in the future.

If you have questions regarding this filing, please contact your account representative at 800.426.0074. Thank you.

Chris Trefzger