CLIENT ADVISORY
Good Friday Observation
Garden City Terminal
March 29, 2021

To: GPA Valued Customers

The GPA recognizes that under current volumes every opportunity to participate in Gate Services should be sanctioned and welcomed by our terminal customers.
With the above in mind, Interchange Services will be provided on Friday, April 2, 2021 under Tariff Rule 34-155 for all ocean carriers calling Garden City Terminal. The GPA will offer our services at the normal straight-time rate.

The following operating conditions will apply for standard / dry containers (20’, 40’ and 45’):
 
All inbound and outbound gate transactions must have an associated PIN number. Services will be available at all gates (Gates 3, 4 and 8):

  • Gate 4 - Hours of operation will be 0600 - 1800 
  • Gate 8 - Hours of operation will be 0600 - 1700
  • Gate 3 - Hours of operation will be 0700 - 1700
  • Cut-off for pick-up tickets will be 1630
  • Cut-off for drop-off tickets will be 1700
  • Inbound perimeter gates will close at 1700
 
Refrigerated cargo/container services (20’ and 40’) will be offered on Friday as follows:
 
All inbound and outbound gate transactions must have an associated PIN number.

  • Refrigerated container gate will be from 0600 - 1700
  • Half-staff at the Reefer Service Area (RSA) from 0600 – 0800
  • Full-staff at the Reefer Service Area starting at 0800
  • Flex lunch hour (half-staff from 1100 – 1200 and 1200 -1300)
  • Cut off for refrigerated container pick-up tickets will be 1500
  • Cut off for refrigerated container drop-off tickets will be 1530  
Ocean Terminal
With the above in mind, Interchange Services at Ocean Terminal will be provided on Friday, April 2, 2021. These services are for containers only and do not include breakbulk operations.
The following operating conditions will apply for refrigerated/standard/dry containers (20’, 40’, and 45’):
 
All gate transactions must have an associated PIN number.

Services will be available at Gate 3 (902 Louisville Road):

Gate 3: Hours of Operation will be 0800- 1700 (closed 1200-1300 for meal break)

  • Cut-off for pick-up tickets will be 1600
  • Cut-off for drop-off tickets will be 1630
  • Cut-off for dual moves will be 1600
  • Cut-off for reefers will be 1600

Ocean Terminal breakbulk operations (Gate 2) will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021.
Should you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at (912) 963-5526 or csv@gaports.com.

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