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Tropical Shipping Recognizes Labor Day Holiday in the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Tropical Shipping’s U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands terminals and offices; St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020 to celebrate the Labor Day Holiday.

In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, the Monday sailing from the Port of Palm Beach to Freeport is cancelled.

Sailing schedule Sept. 7 – Sept. 13, 2020 ONLY:

Freeport, Bahamas



Monday, Sept. 7, 2020


Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020

Friday, Sept. 11, 2020


  • Due to the Holiday week, the cargo and documentation cut offs for all LCL cargo for Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 sailings will be Thursday, Sept. 3 at 4:00 pm.
  • FCL Cargo cut off is Friday, Sept. 4 at 10:00 pm.
  • On Tuesday, Sept. 8, vessels will sail from the Port of Palm Beach to the following port locations: Cayman Islands, Freeport, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, Providenciales and Puerto Plata.
  • Please note: frozen and chilled, LCL cargo destined for Nassau the week of Sept. 7 will sail on Thursday, Sept.10 instead of Tuesday, Sept. 8. 
  • LCL refrigerated cargo and documentation deadline for Nassau this week is Wednesday 3:00 p.m.
  • FCL documentation cut off is 10:00 am on Friday Sept. 4.


If you are located in the U.S. Virgin Islands and are expecting cargo delivery on Monday, please contact our local office in St. Croix and (340) 778-8767 or St. Thomas at (340) 776-8767 to make the necessary pre-clearance arrangements.

Tropical Shipping values the 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