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2016 Tropical Shipping Holiday Schedule

December 7, 2016 --

The Tropical Shipping family would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support over the last year and to wish you a happy holiday season. In observance of the holidays, Tropical Shipping offices, Port of Palm Beach terminal and the Miami, West Palm Beach and New Jersey LCL Cargo Facilities will be closed Monday, December 26, 2016.

Tropical Shipping offices, Port of Palm Beach terminal and the Miami, West Palm Beach and New Jersey LCL Cargo Facilities will also be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017. As a result, please view the changes to our vessel schedule, cargo and documentation cut-off times during the holiday weeks listed below.  (Because bonded full container load cargo must be validated by Customs, it is imperative that Tropical Shipping receives the cargo and documents prior to the cut-offs listed below).  

Due to the Holiday weeks, cargo and documentation cut offs for all Tuesday, December 27, 2016 sailings are Friday, December 23 at Noon; cargo and documentation cut offs for all Tuesday January 3, 2017 sailings are Friday, December 30, 2016 at Noon. 

·         Please note, frozen and chilled, LCL cargo destined for Nassau the week of December 26 will sail on Thursday, December 29 instead of Tuesday December 27. 

 

·         Frozen and chilled, LCL cargo destined for Nassau the week of January 2, 2017 will sail on Thursday, January 5 instead of Tuesday January 3. 

 

·         The cut-off for Marsh Harbour LCL Reefer Cargo will be Tuesday at 10 AM.

Christmas – New Year’s Schedule Changes

 

Week Beginning Monday December 19, 2016

 

Date of Sail

Port of Destination

Schedule Changes

Cargo and Documentation Cut-offs

Monday, December 19

 

 

Freeport, Bahamas

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

Tuesday, December 20

 

 

 

 

Freeport, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, Providenciales,

Puerto Plata

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply, Marsh Harbour LCL Reefer Cargo Cut-off is Tue. 10 AM.

 

Cayman Islands

Regular Schedule

Wednesday, December 21

 

Antigua, Dominica, Freeport, Nevis, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda

Regular Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard Cut-offs Apply

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, December 22  

 

Anguilla, Barbados, Freeport, Grenada, Guyana, Nassau, St. Barths, St. Croix, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

Cayman Islands

Sailing Cancelled

 

Friday, December 23 

 

 

Caucedo, Freeport, Grand Turk, Nassau, Providenciales, South Caicos, St. John, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda

 

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

Saturday, December 24 and Sunday December 25

 

Nassau, Bahamas

Sailing Rescheduled to Fri., Dec. 23

 

 


 


 

 

Week Beginning Monday December 26, 2016

 

Date of Sail

Port of Destination

Schedule Changes

Cargo and Documentation Cut-offs

Monday, December 26

 

 

Freeport, Bahamas

Sailing Cancelled

Tuesday, December 27

 

 

 

 

Freeport, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, Providenciales,

Puerto Plata

Regular Schedule

Marsh Harbour LCL Reefer Cargo Cut-off is Tue. 10 AM.

All other Cargo and Documentation Cut-offs are Friday, December 30, 2016 at Noon.

 

Cayman Islands

Regular Schedule

Wednesday, December 28

 

Antigua, Dominica, Freeport, Nevis, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda

Regular Schedule

 

 

 

 

Standard Cut-offs Apply

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, December 29  

 

Anguilla, Barbados, Freeport,   Grenada, Guyana, Nassau, St. Barths, St. Croix, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

 

Cayman Islands

Sailing Cancelled

 

Friday, December 30 

 

 

Caucedo, Freeport, Grand Turk, Providenciales, South Caicos, St. John, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

Saturday, December 31 and Sunday January, 1, 2017

Nassau, Bahamas

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

 

 

 

Week Beginning Monday January 2, 2017

 

Date of Sail

Port of Destination

Schedule Changes

Cargo and Documentation Cut-offs

Monday, January 2

 

 

 

Freeport, Bahamas

Sailing Cancelled

Tuesday, January 3

 

 

 

 

Freeport, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, Providenciales, Puerto Plata

Regular Schedule

Marsh Harbour LCL Reefer Cargo Cut-off is Tue. 10 AM.

All other Cargo and Documentation Cut-offs are Friday, December 30, 2016 at Noon.

Cayman Islands

Regular Schedule

 

Wednesday,  January 4

 

 

Antigua, Dominica, Freeport, Nevis, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

Thursday, January 5

 

Anguilla, Barbados, Freeport, Grenada, Guyana, Nassau, St. Barths, St. Croix, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

 

Cayman Islands

Regular Schedule

 

Standard Cut-offs Apply

 

Friday, January 6 

 

Caucedo, Freeport, Grand Turk, Providenciales, South Caicos, St. John, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

Saturday, January 7 and Sunday January 8

Nassau, Bahamas

Regular Schedule

Standard Cut-offs Apply

 

 

 

Please click the links below for our standard documentation and cargo cut-off times for U.S. departures that will resume the week of January 9, 2017.

 

FCL Documentation and Cargo Cut-Off Times 

LCL Documentation and Cargo Cut-Off Times

 

We understand the challenges associated with the short holiday weeks and appreciate your assistance in having your cargo and documents delivered as early as possible. Tropical Shipping remains committed to providing our customers with the best and most comprehensive services in the industry.

 

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).

 

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 at www.tropical.com.

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