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Tropical Shipping Announces Reduction to Destination Terminal Handling Charges in Nassau

As part of our commitment to the customers and the communities we serve, Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best competitive transportation value

In accordance to Arawak Port Developments (APD) recent COVID-19 Relief notice to the carriers and licenses, please find the following reductions to our Destination Terminal Handling Charges, effective March 29th, 2020 to May 3rd, 2020: 


Current Charge


New Charge









> 40’X





$2.74 cwt / $1.37 cft

$0.26 cwt / $0.13 cft

$2.48 cwt / $1.24 cft

Additionally, APD have extended:

Free time storage by 14 days, thereby increasing free storage from 10 days to 24 days, effective March 23rd for a 30-day period. 

50% reduction to reefer line charges, effective March 23rd for a 30-day period.

The following reductions will be reflected on your Bills of Lading and invoices.

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 feel free to contact your sales representative for further clarity.

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