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Tropical Shipping Announces Increase in Origin Terminal Handling Charge for All Shipments from the Continental United States to Guyana, the Leeward Islands, Virgin Islands and Windward Islands

Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best transportation value and is committed to providing the highest levels of service, security and efficiency that our customers have come to expect.

Effective January 6, 2019, Tropical Shipping will increase the Origin Terminal Handling Charge for shipments from the Continental United States to Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Nevis, St. Barths, St. Croix, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, St. Vincent, Tortola, Trinidad and Tobago or Virgin Gorda as follows:

Equipment Size

Current Origin Terminal Handling Charge


Origin Terminal Handling Charge Effective 1/6/19

20’ Equipment




40’ X Equipment




>40’ X Equipment












Breakbulk (ST/FT)





The OriginTerminal Handling charge increase will apply to all tariff and service contract shipments.

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. 

Complete contact listings, including telephone and fax numbers and email address information can be found 24/7/365 on our website on the Bookings and Customer Service page – found in the Contact area of our website