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Tropical Shipping Port of Halifax First Sailing January 9, 2017


December 22, 2016 --


Tropical Shipping is pleased to begin its service from the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia in January 2017.  On January 9, 2017, the Vega Omega voyage 0010 will depart the Port of Halifax. 


Our new port location in Canada is:


Halterm Container Terminal Limited

577 Marginal Road

Halifax, NS


Monday to Friday 0800h – 1630h (gate entry cut off)

Tel: 902-421-1778


Empty equipment will be available at Halterm starting Jan 2, 2017; the terminal will be open.


It is important for your Trucking Companies become familiar with the Operating Procedures at Halterm prior to our first sailing.  You can obtain this information from Halterm directly at the above telephone number or on their website www.halterm.com.


Please review our cargo cut offs as there have been some changes:


Halifax- all cargo Friday 4:30 (AST)

Toronto – Dry cargo Thursday 8pm (EST) / Refrigerated cargo Thursday 2pm (EST)

Montreal – Dry cargo Thursday 9pm (EST) / Refrigeration cargo Thursday 3pm (EST)

Documentation cut off is Thursday noon



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 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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