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Hurricane Irma Update 14 (Office and Vessel Schedules)

Hurricane Irma Update 14:  Office and Vessel Schedule as of Wednesday Sept 13

Hurricane Irma left a path of devastation in St. Thomas, St. John, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, St. Maarten, Anguilla, St. BarthsTurks and Caicos, and Freeport.

As the recovery continues, we want to make you aware of the following:  

Wednesday, September 13: 

·         Tropical Shipping offices in South Florida are open.

·         All offices in the islands are open, with the exception of St John, USVI.

·         FEC Railroad resumed operations Tuesday am and the first Port of Palm Beach arrival from Jacksonville will be Thursday.

·         Sailings from the Port of Palm Beach will begin this afternoon now that the Coast Guard has reopened the Port of Palm Beach to vessel traffic. Following are our sailings this week, with today’s changes in bold:  


Wednesday Sept 13

·            Tropic Jade and Tropic Mist will sail to Freeport

·           Caribe Legend will sail to Nassau

·            Tropic Night will sail to Marsh Harbour and Providenciales


Thursday Sept 14

·         Tropic Jade will sail to Freeport

·         Tropic Mist will sail to Grand Cayman

·         Tropic Sun will sail to St Thomas, St John, Tortola, St Maarten, Antigua, St Kitts, Nevis, and Dominica


Friday Sept 15

·         Tropic Jade will sail to Freeport

·         Caribe Legend will sail to Nassau

·         Tropic Carib will sail to St Croix, Anguilla, St Barths, Barbados, St Lucia, St Vincent, Trinidad, and Grenada

·         Tropic Opal will sail to Providenciales and Grand Turk  


Saturday Sept 16

·         Tropic Jade will sail to Freeport

·         Vega Omega will sail to St Thomas and San Juan


 Sunday Sept 17

·       Caribe Legend will sail to Nassau



Vessel Arrivals in the Islands this week


·         Tropic Lure worked in Grand Cayman last night.

·         Tropic Tide will arrive in Antigua tonight and sail to St Maarten, St Kitts, Nevis, and Dominica. Arrivals are delayed 72 hours this week.

·         Tropic Unity will arrive in Barbados tonight and sail to St Lucia, St Vincent, Trinidad, and Grenada. Arrivals are delayed 48 hours this week.

·         Tropic Palm arrived Anguilla this morning and St Barths this afternoon. She will be in Caucedo Friday night.

·         Tropic Express arrives Tortola this evening and again this Friday am. She will be in Puerto Rico this Friday as usual.


Tropical Shipping values its close relationships we have built with our customers throughout our more than 50-year history. Thank you for choosing us as your carrier of choice to The Bahamas and the Caribbean. For further information, please contact your local sales representative or the U.S. Customer Service Team at 800-638-TROP (8767) or 561-881-3999.


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