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Tropical Shipping Establishes Rolled Cargo 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, at the request of the shipper, if a container is booked and tendered for shipment for a particular voyage but then is requested to be held for a subsequent voyage, Tropical Shipping will assess a charge of $50 for each roll over instance. 

Effective May 5, 2019, the Rolled Cargo Surcharge will be applicable to export bookings from the Port of Palm Beach to all ports as follows: 

Port of Load

Port of Discharge

Equipment Size and Type

Rolled Cargo Surcharge Effective 5/5/2019

Port of Palm Beach, FL



$50.00 per instance


Storage and detention & demurrage charges shall apply in addition to this charge, when applicable. 

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 in Canada at 506-644-6300 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