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Miami TWIC Deadline is January 13, 2009 Last Updated: December 08, 2008  
December 08, 2008 - The Port of Miami today reconfirmed that the U.S. Coast Guard intends to enforce the Transportations Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) compliance date of January 13, 2009. This applies to owners and operators of facilities within Coast Guard Port Zones including Miami and New Orleans. Drivers must possess a TWIC card to enter these ports after that date.

Continuing Venezuela Port Congestion Last Updated: December 03, 2008  
December 01, 2008 - The following notice has been shared with Seaboard Marine's customers to and from Venezuela concerning the continued congestion at the ports of Puerto Cabello and LaGuaira.

Terminal Change in New Orleans Last Updated: November 24, 2008  
November 21, 2008 - Effective December 4, 2008, Seaboard Marine will be changing its New Orleans stevedoring and terminal operations from Ports America to New Orleans Terminals (Ceres Gulf, Inc).

Dominican Exporters Award Presented to Seaboard Marine Last Updated: November 21, 2008  
November 19, 2008 - Seaboard Marine was presented the prestigious “Export Service” award tonight at the 12th annual gala dinner of Adoexpo (Association of Dominican Exporters) which was attended by over 400 persons at the Jaragua hotel in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Paloma Spares Grand Cayman Last Updated: November 10, 2008  
November 08, 2008 - Seaboard's Georgetown, Grand Cayman office will reopen on Tuesday, November 11 after being closed on November 7 due to Hurricane Paloma.

Honduras Slowed by Flooding Last Updated: November 07, 2008  
October 22, 2008 - The Honduran government issued a state of National Emergency for the entire country on October 20 due to heavy rains. Seaboard's offices and facilities, though, are currently open as weather conditions seem to be improving over the past twenty-four hours.

Northeast Service Moving to New York on October 1 Last Updated: September 25, 2008  
September 24, 2008 - Seaboard Marine will be moving its port operations from Penn Terminals in Philadelphia to New York effective with the October 1 sailing of the M/V Vega Nicolas.

Houston Fully Open After Hurricane Ike Last Updated: November 06, 2008  
September 19, 2008 - 5:30 a.m. CDT (Final update). Seaboard Marine's Houston terminal, Jacintoport, and offices re-opened Monday, September 15. They had been closed for four days due to Hurricane Ike.

Important Hurricane Ike Notification Last Updated: September 19, 2008  
September 17, 2008 - Dear Valued Customer: Seaboard Marine's Houston terminal, Jacintoport, re-opened September 15 after the passing of Hurricane Ike. Certain areas of the terminal, including a warehouse near the dock, were affected by water resulting from the Hurricane.

Coast Guard Announces Update to TWIC Program Last Updated: September 13, 2008  
September 10, 2008 - The U.S. Coast Guard announced yesterday that Jan. 13, 2009 is the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) compliance date for owners and operators of facilities located within Coast Guard Port Zones including Miami and New Orleans.

New Orleans Reopens After Gustav Last Updated: September 13, 2008  
September 08, 2008 - 6:30 a.m. CDT (Final update) - Our New Orleans office and facilities will be open today, September 8 as Seaboard employees slowly returned to New Orleans late last week.

Hanna Causes No Damages to Nassau Last Updated: September 13, 2008  
September 05, 2008 - 10:00 a.m. EDT (Final update) - Seaboard's Nassau office and terminal will be open today and tomorrow, Saturday, September 6, 2008.

Miami and Fernandina Facilities Fully Open After Fay Last Updated: August 19, 2008  
August 22, 2008 - 10:00 a.m. EDT (Final update). The Miami and Jacksonville areas are no longer under a Warning from Tropical Storm Fay. Our Miami facilities have been operating normally for the past three days while our Fernandina Beach office and terminal have reopened this morning.

Houston Reopens after Tropical Storm Edouard Last Updated: August 06, 2008  
August 06, 2008 - 8:30 a.m. CDT (Final update). Houston's Jacintoport terminal as well as Seaboard Marine's office will be open and operating normally today, Wednesday, August 6, 2008.

Seaboard Hosts “America Wins With Trade” Bus Tour Last Updated: July 31, 2008  
July 29, 2008 - Using stacks of containers from the Seaboard Marine terminal as a backdrop, the America Free Trade Bus held a press event at the Port of Miami yesterday to celebrate the importance of free trade in the United States.

New Orleans Vessel Traffic Resumes Last Updated: July 25, 2008  
July 28, 2008 - (9:30a EDT final update). Due to a large oil spill in the Mississippi River that occurred July 23, the U.S. Coast Guard closed approximately 80 miles of the Mississippi River from New Orleans to the Southwest Pass.

New Port of Miami Entrance Officially Unveiled. Last Updated: April 22, 2008  
June 26, 2008 - Seaboard Marine proudly participated in a ceremony this morning at the entrance of the Port of Miami. Miami-Dade County, in partnership with the Florida Foreign Trade Association (FFTA)

Perez-Jones Awards Congressman Rangel Last Updated: June 23, 2008  
June 23, 2008 - Seaboard Marine’s Jose Perez-Jones, on behalf of the Caribbean Central American Action Committee (CCAA), last week presented Congressman Charles “Charlie” Rangel with the CCAA’s annual “Star of the Caribbean Award” at the Library of Congress.

Seaboard Again Receives Award from Landstar Last Updated: June 16, 2008  
June 16, 2008 - At last week’s annual conference in Nashville, TN, Landstar Global Logistics once again named Seaboard Marine as its “Ocean Carrier of the Year” for 2007.

US Census Bureau publishes Automated Export System (AES) final regulations Last Updated: June 14, 2008  
June 13, 2008 - The Census Bureau recently published final rulings regarding mandatory Automated Export System (AES) filing. The new regulations go into effect on July 2, 2008. Shippers, forwarders, and ocean carriers who file or allow inaccurate or tardy export documentation will be subject to penalties that are much higher than those currently levied.

Seaboard Marine Outfitted with Autoload®-SPS Last Updated: June 09, 2008  
June 09, 2008 - Autoship Systems Corporation (ASC) of Vancouver, Canada and Seaboard Marine are pleased to have reached an agreement for the delivery of the Autoload-SPS (ship planning system). The roll-out of Autoload -SPS will be phased in over the next year with 40 ships and all Seaboard offices being outfitted with this innovative software tool for ship planners.

Service to Chile and Peru Upgraded Last Updated: June 06, 2008  
June 05, 2008 - Starting today with the sailing of the M/V Corona J, Seaboard Marine is now offering a direct fortnightly service from Miami to Peru and Chile.

Port of Miami and Seaboard Extend Lease Agreement Last Updated: May 28, 2008  
May 20, 2008 - May 20, 2008. The Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners today approved a lease agreement with Seaboard Marine (Seaboard).

Nicaraguan Truckers Strike Over Last Updated: May 14, 2008  
May 17, 2008 - May 17, 2008 (1:00 p.m. EDT Update) Truckers in Nicaragua ended a 12-day nationwide strike this morning.

Seaboard Supports Corporate Run for Leukemia Last Updated: May 02, 2008  
May 02, 2008 - May 2, 2008. Eighty-three Seaboard Marine employees joined more than 20,300 participants in the annual Mercedes Benz Corporate Run held last night in downtown Miami.