Status Update Report 10/29/2014[Houston]
OVERALL: Please refer to the "hours&holidays" tab for terminal operating hours and cut off times. ****Lane 4 is appointment only.****
YARD: Cell phone and blue tooth are prohibited on terminal. Seatbelts and safety vests must be worn at all times.
GATE: Gate hours are from 0700-1800. Functional cut offs can be found by clicking the "hours&holidays" tab. There is a $500 penalty for drivers that fail to secure an interchange. All OOG cargo (both over high and over wide) unable to move over the gate scale will require a certified scale ticket upon entry to the terminal.
EMPTY RETURNS: MSK empty return information: NAMEQUFLTGSC@maersk.com or 888-857-9655
CHASSIS: For inquiries regarding DCLI chassis information, please visit www.chassislink.com
LINES: Current customers include Horizon Lines, Maersk, and Safmarine.
SAFETY: Truck drivers who are banned must attend a safety class in order to access the terminal. The next class is on Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the administration building. Drivers can park in our employee parking lot. Drivers are not permitted to park tractor trailers in the terminal while attending the class. An appointment sheet must be faxed in advance with the name of the driver attending the class. This can be found under the Safety Tab on this homepage. Please complete the form and fax to 281-470-4600. Drivers who attend the class will be reinstated immediately following completion of the class. Drivers who have been banned for a safety violation and elect not to attend the class will not be allowed back into the terminal.
MARITIME SECURITY: All Marsec levels are posted on the gates of the facility.
IT SYSTEMS: On the go? We've created a URL that will work on your smart phone: http://termview.namapmterminals.com/mobile Check container availability wherever you are.
UPCOMING CLOSURES: The Houston terminal will be opened on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th with altered operating hours from 7am until 5pm with functional cut off times acclerated by one full hour. Please click on the "hours&holiday" link for details regarding the cut off times. We will remain open on Veteran's Day, November 11th, with normal operating hours. The Houston terminal will will close on Thursday, November 27th, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. We wish all of our customers a very happy and safe holiday season.
OTHER: Not receiving notifications via email about upcoming closures? Send an email to HoustonCustomerService@apmterminals.com to get added to the email notification list. Want to receive a notification via text of terminal closures or slowdowns? Text "APMT" to 57682. Standard text messaging fees apply, but this is a free service to enroll!