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Tropical Shipping Announces Changes to the LCL Storage Charge, Effective April 3, 2022

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 April 3, 2022, Tropical Shipping will make changes to the LCL Storage Charge and Free Storage Duration for All Ports:

Free Time



7 Calendar Days (See Note 1)

LCL Cargo (Shipments not exceeding 500 cft per Tally)

$0.20 / $0.10 CWT / CFT per Day (Min $10 per Tally / per Day)

3 Calendar Days

LCL Cargo (Shipments greater than 500 cft per Tally)

$0.20 / $0.10 CWT / CFT per Day (Min $10 per Tally / per Day)

7 Calendar Days (See Note 2)

Vehicles, Rolling Stock, Boats, Breakbulk

$50.00 per day

14 Calendar Days

FCL Consolidation Cargo

$0.20 / $0.10 CWT / CFT per Day (Min $10 per Tally / per Day)

  • Note 1: LCL shipments containing less than 2 CFT per Tally will have 14 Calendar Days Free Time.
  • Note 2:  The charge does not apply for vehicles that are held at the Carrier's Facility due to vessel space availability

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 Canada Customer Service Team at 866-767-6576.

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