The PPCY Reefer Service Area (RSA) – Saturday Closure – Effective March 30

March 20, 2019

The port operates a Reefer Service Area (RSA) in Portsmouth, adjacent to, and just to the east of, Portsmouth Marine Terminal and the PPCY.

Beginning on March 30, and going forward, the PPCY RSA will no longer offer Saturday hours.  Historical data indicates very low truck traffic on Saturdays.

March 23 will be the final date for Saturday operations at the PPCY RSA.

  • Standard PPCY hours (dry empties) remain unchanged – half-day Saturday hours continuePPCY – Daily Gate Hours
  • On Saturdays, empty reefer dispatch and return will be accomplished directly, via the marine terminals
    • The Empty Matrix governs all empty movements

If you have questions regarding the disposition of empty reefers on Saturdays, please contact our Customer Service Team:  757-440-7160 /

Thank you for your business.