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Tropical Shipping Establishes a Landing Destination Terminal Handling Charge in Barbados Effective 5/23/2021

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 non-fuel related operational expenses, 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 May 23, 2021, Tropical Shipping will establish a Landing Destination Terminal Handling Charge in Barbados.

Personal Effects



0-1 CFT

$7.50 per BOL

1-5 CFT

$12.50 per BOL

5-15 CFT

$25.00 per BOL

15-25 CFT

$35.00 per BOL

25-39 CFT

$50.00 per BOL

Over 39 CFT

$1.25 per CFT

Commercial Cargo



0-25 CFT

$20.00 per BOL

Over 25 CFT

$0.15 per CFT

 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.


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