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Tropical Shipping Announces a General Rate Increase Between the Continental U.S. or Canada and the Ports of The Bahamas Effective February 5, 2023

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

To continue to provide the highest quality, on-time shipping services, effective February 5, 2023, Tropical Shipping will establish a General Rate Increase (GRI):

Between the Continental U.S. or Canada and the ports of The Bahamas

Cargo/Equipment Type

Rate Increase

20' Dry Equipment:

$ 75.00

20' Refrigerated Equipment:

$ 75.00

40' Dry Equipment

$ 150.00

40' Refrigerated Equipment

$ 150.00

Greater than 40’ Equipment

$ 169.00

CWT for LCL - 100 LBS

$ 0.18

CFT for LCL - 1 CFT

$ 0.09

Vehicles not exceeding 700 cft (ST/FT)

$ 75.00

Breakbulk (ST/FT)

$ 3.75

Vehicles exceeding 700 cft (ST/FT)


Barrel (each)

$ 1.41

Pallet (each)

$ 7.50


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 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