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Tropical Shipping Announces a General Rate Increase for All Cargo Between the Continental U.S. or Canada and the Ports of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Effective January 7, 2024

As part of our commitment to the customers and the communities we serve, Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best competitive transportation value.

Tropical announces a General Rate Increase (GRI), effective January 7, 2024, between: 

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

Cargo/Equipment Type

Rate Increase

20' Dry Equipment:


20' Refrigerated Equipment:


40'X Dry Equipment:




Greater than 40’ Equipment:


Vehicles not exceeding 700 cft:


CWT for LCL - 100 LBS:


CFT for LCL - 1 CFT:


Breakbulk (ST/FT):


Vehicles exceeding 700 cft (ST/FT):


Barrel (each):


Pallet (each):



Tropical Shipping values the close relationships we have built with our customers throughout our more than 60-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 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