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Tropical Shipping announces a Bunker Surcharge increase Between The Continental U.S. or Canada and Belize or the Cayman Islands

As part of our commitment to the customers and the communities we serve, Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best competitive transportation value. Due to the increasing cost of fuel, our ability to sustain and invest in the service you have come to expect has been impacted.

In order to continue to provide the highest quality, on-time shipping services, effective April 18, 2021, Tropical Shipping will increase the Bunker Surcharge between:

The Continental U.S. or Canada and the ports of Belize or the Cayman Islands

Equipment Size

Current Bunker Surcharge

Bunker Surcharge

Effective 04/18/2021

20' Dry Equipment



20' Refrigerated Equipment



40' Dry Equipment



40' Refrigerated Equipment



Greater than 40' Equipment



Vehicles not exceeding 700 CFT



Vehicles Exceeding 700 CFT (ST/FT)



Breakbulk W/M (ST/FT)



CWT for LCL - 100 LBS



CFT for LCL - 1 CFT



Barrel - Each



Pallet - Each



 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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