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Tropical Shipping Announces a Peak Season Surcharge Effective September 17, 2023, Between the Continental U.S. or Canada and the U.S. Virgin Islands


The Peak Season Surcharge is effective for all cargo received from September 17, 2023, through January 7, 2024, and will be as follows: 

  • Between The Continental U.S. or Canada and the U.S. Virgin Islands 

Cargo/Equipment Type

Surcharge Effective 09/17/2023

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 (ST/FT)


Breakbulk W/M (ST/FT)


CWT for LCL - 100 LBS


CFT for LCL - 1 CFT


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