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Tropical Shipping Announces Destination Terminal Handling Charge Increase for All Shipments Destined to Nevis


December 22, 2016 --


Tropical Shipping strives to deliver the best transportation value and is committed to providing the highest levels of service, security and efficiency that our customers have come to expect.


Due to an increase in port charges from the Nevis Air & Sea Ports Authority, Tropical Shipping will implement an increase to the Destination Terminal Handling Charge all shipments landing in Nevis on or after January 22, 2017.


The landing charge will be assessed on all cargo exported from the Continental United States, Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Freeport, Grand Turk, Grenada, Guyana, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, Providenciales, Puerto Rico, South Caicos, St. Barths, St. Croix, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, St. Vincent, Tortola, Trinidad or Virgin Gorda landing in Nevis on or after January 22, 2017.



Equipment Size

Current DTHC Charges

Increase Amount

DTHC Charges Effective 1/22/17

20’ Equipment




40’ X Equipment






(Subject to min $30.50)


(Subject to min $7.00)


(Subject to min $37.50)

LTL/Breakbulk W/M ST/FT






This increase will apply to all tariff and service contract rates.



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 in Nevis at 869-469-0766 or the U.S. Customer Service Team at 800-638-TROP (8767) or 561-881-3999 or the Canadian Customer Service Team at (506) 644-6300 or toll free from Canada at (866) 767-6576.


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 www.tropical.com.

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