USA Pier Pass Surcharge Please note US Port Authority have announced this surcharge will increase from US$66 per TEU to US$69.17 per TEU. New rates will be effective 1st August 2015. This is the fourth Pier Pass increase since 2006 when we last adjusted LCL surcharge. As a direct result of this additional increase, the LCL surcharge will also increase from US$4 per w/m to US$5 per w/m effective 28th September 2015. This surcharge will apply to cargo received in Los Angeles for shipment out of Los Angeles ports.