Move Up

Tropical Shipping Announces Increase to Open Package Charge, Effective June 30, 2024

Tropical Shipping announces increase to charges for opening packages, effective June 30, 2024.

If a Shipper tenders LCL non-hazardous cargo to Carrier or Carrier's Agent and at a subsequent time prior to sailing the Shipper/Consignee requests the Carrier open a package or packages for the purpose of obtaining a Packing Slip, verifying Piece Count, etc., the Carrier will charge per piece opened.

Package(s) will only be opened upon Shipper’s/Consignee's submission of a completed Hold Harmless Agreement which will be made available upon Shipper's/Consignee's written request to the Carrier.          



Opening Packages Current Charge

Opening Packages Increase Charge

All Ports



Effective 6/30/2024




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