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Tropical Shipping a Bunker Surcharge Increase Between the Continental U.S. or Canada and the U.S. Virgin Island Ports Effective 08/22/2021

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 fuel, our ability to sustain and invest in the service you have come to expect has been impacted.

To continue to provide the highest quality, on-time shipping services, effective August 22, 2021, Tropical Shipping will increase the Bunker Surcharge between:

The Continental U.S. or Canada and the U.S. Virgin Island Ports



Current Bunker


Bunker Effective 08/22/21

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






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.


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