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Tropical Shipping Announces a General Rate Increase for Shipments Between Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Island Ports, the British Virgin Island Ports, Bahamas Ports, Dominican Republic Ports, Turks & Caicos Ports, Cayman Island Ports, Windward Island Ports, Leeward Island Ports, Belize, or South America Ports Effective July 14, 2024

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 July 14, 2024 Tropical Shipping will establish a General Rate Increase (GRI):

  • Between the Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Belize, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Leeward Islands, South America, Turks & Caicos or Windward Islands 


General Rate Increase

Effective July 14, 2024

20' Dry or Refrigerated Equipment


40' X Dry or Refrigerated Equipment:


Greater than 40’ Equipment :






Vehicles not exceeding 700 cft:


Breakbulk (ST/FT):


Vehicles exceeding 700 cft (ST/FT


Barrel (each):


Pallet (each):


If you have any questions regarding our holiday schedule or cutoff times, please contact your local sales representative or the Customer Service Team at 800-638-TROP (8767) or 561-881-3999.

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