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Tropical Shipping Establishes Hazardous Placard Application or Removal Surcharge

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. 

When Tropical Shipping is asked to apply or remove a hazardous placard to or from a container exported from the Port of Palm Beach, a Hazardous Placard Surcharge of $35.00 per placard will be assessed. 

Effective June 9, 2019, the Hazardous Placard Application or Removal Surcharge will be assessed on FCL exports from the Port of Palm Beach to all ports as follows:

Port of Load

Port of Discharge

Equipment Size and Type

Hazardous Placard Application or Removal Surcharge Effective 6/9/2019

Port of Palm Beach, FL



$35.00 per Placard


This charge is in addition to the Hazardous Cargo Surcharge.

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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