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Tropical Shipping Announces Increase to Destination Terminal Handling Charge for FCL Shipments Destined to Marsh Harbour, Bahamas from the Continental United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Due to an increase in domestic operating costs, Tropical Shipping must increase the Destination Terminal Handling Charge (DTHC) for Full-Container-Load (FCL) cargo landing in Marsh Harbour.

Effective September 23, 2018, Tropical Shipping will increase the DTHC for FCL shipments originating from:

The Continental United States, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas destined to and landing in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas as follows:

Equipment Size

Current Destination Port Handling Charge

Increase Amount

Destination Port Handling Charge Effective 9/23/18

20’ Equipment




40’ X Equipment




45’ Equipment




This increase will apply to all tariff and service contract rates. 

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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