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Tropical Shipping Announces a Landing Charge Increase Between All Ports and Providenciales or Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands, Effective October 1, 2023

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 October 1, 2023, Tropical Shipping will increase the Landing Destination Terminal Handling between all ports and Providenciales or Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands. 



Effective 10/01/2023

20' Equipment:



40' X Equipment:




$1.44 CWT / $0.69 CFT

$1.58 CWT / $0.76 CFT

Per Pallet:



Per Pallet - Refrigerated Cargo only:



Per Barrel:



Per Case:

$2.40 per case


Motor Vehicles less than 700 cft:

$266.00 per vehicle


Motor Vehicles greater than or equal to 700 cft:

$470.00 per vehicle


Boats on Trailers or Cradle:

$186.00 per unit


Machinery 900 cft or greater:

$695.00 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