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Tropical Shipping Announces a Port Security Surcharge for Cargo Imported or Exported from St. Maarten

Due to an Interchange Seal Security Charge implemented by Port St. Maarten, Tropical Shipping will be applying a Port Security Surcharge on all cargo imported or exported to St. Maarten as follows:

 Effective May 31, 2020

Container Size

Surcharge Amount

20' Container


40'X Container


>40'X Container



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