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Seaboard Improves Haiti Service Last Updated: January 03, 2011  
January 03, 2011 - Seaboard Marine is adding a directly weekly sailing to/from the Port of Miami and Port-au-Prince, Haiti.



Seaboard Provides Toys to Hospitalized Children Last Updated: December 27, 2010  
December 24, 2010 - The Jackson Memorial Toy Drive provides Christmas gifts to hospitalized children to all of the South Florida locations of the Jackson Health System, which operates several hospitals and health facilities throughout Miami-Dade County.



Jamaica to Enforce Wood-packaging Regulations Last Updated: December 27, 2010  
December 22, 2010 - Jamaica will be enforcing the adopted International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) regulations ISPM#15, for solid-wood packaging material in international trade, as of January 1, 2011.



Twenty Years in the Eastern Caribbean. Last Updated: December 10, 2010  
December 10, 2010 - Although started in 1983, it was not until late 1990 that Seaboard Marine began regularly serving the Eastern Caribbean.



Seaboard Donates Security Training Container to Colombian Police Last Updated: November 29, 2010  
December 01, 2010 - Seaboard Marine has several customized security containers in its fleet that are used for security training. These specially built training containers have been modified with compartments that could be used to conceal contraband. The containers are invaluable tools used in the training of Seaboard’s staff and security partners in the detection and prevention of contraband smuggling.



Haiti Facilities Re-open After Hurricane Tomas Last Updated: November 08, 2010  
November 08, 2010 - Seaboard’s offices and facilities in Haiti have re-opened this morning after having been closed on November 4-6 due to Hurricane Tomas.



Haiti Facilities Closed Due to Tomas; Jamaica Re-Opens. Last Updated: November 08, 2010  
November 05, 2010 - The country of Haiti continues under a Hurricane Warning due to the threat posed by Hurricane Tomas.



Haiti and Kingston Offices and Ports Closed Due to Tomas Last Updated: November 05, 2010  
November 04, 2010 - The country of Haiti has been placed under a Hurricane Warning due to the threat posed by Tropical Storm Tomas which could intensify.



Haiti Offices and Port Closed Due to Tomas Last Updated: November 05, 2010  
November 03, 2010 - The country of Haiti continues under a Hurricane Warning due to the threat posed by Hurricane Tomas.



New-Built M/V Seaboard America Enters Fleet Last Updated: October 25, 2010  
October 25, 2010 - The newly-built M/V Seaboard America, with a nominal intake of nearly 1,600 TEUs, made its first port call this weekend at the Port of Miami.



Seaboard Assists in Chilean Miner Rescue Last Updated: October 16, 2010  
October 14, 2010 - Most of the world anxiously watched yesterday as 33 Chilean miners were finally freed from having been trapped more than 2,000 feet below the surface for 70 days.



Seaboard Receives 467 New 40-foot Refrigerated Containers Last Updated: October 01, 2010  
October 04, 2010 - Seaboard Marine has recently received the last of 467 new 40-foot refrigerated (reefer) high-cube containers that were ordered in 2010. The final group of new reefers were loaded two weeks ago on the M/V Seaboard America in Qingdao, China and will soon be discharged in Miami.



Seaboard's offices re-open after TS Nicole Last Updated: September 30, 2010  
September 30, 2010 - Seaboard’s offices in both Montego Bay and Kingston, Jamaica as well as Nassau, Bahamas re-opened today after unexpectedly closing yesterday due to continued heavy rains from Tropical Storm Nicole



Heavy Rains Close Jamaica and Bahamas Offices Last Updated: September 30, 2010  
September 29, 2010 - Seaboard’s offices in both Montego Bay and Kingston, Jamaica as well as Nassau, Bahamas are unexpectedly closed today due to continued heavy rains throughout Jamaica and the Bahamian Islands.



Seaboard Marine’s Veracruz Office Re-opened. Last Updated: September 20, 2010  
September 20, 2010 - Seaboard Marine’s Veracruz office has re-opened today after the passage of Hurricane Karl on Friday.



Seaboard Initiates New Multi-Port Service from Belize Last Updated: September 15, 2010  
September 08, 2010 - Starting this week, Seaboard Marine will be offering service to and from Belize via Miami, Houston and New Orleans as well as Cristobal, Panama and Puerto Limon, Costa Rica.



September Security Tip of the Month: Verify Driver Identity. Last Updated: August 31, 2010  
September 01, 2010 - According to the National Cargo Security Council, cargo theft is estimated to account for up to $25 billion in direct merchandise losses each year. With the economy in its current condition, the risk of cargo/container theft is unfortunately increasing.



Port Gates Re-opened in Guatemala Last Updated: August 04, 2010  
August 04, 2010 - The principal ports in Guatemala have re-opened their gates this morning after a three-day strike involving workers protesting changes in local Customs requirements.



Port Gates Blocked in Guatemala Last Updated: August 04, 2010  
August 03, 2010 - The principal ports in Guatemala remain blocked today due to a strike involving workers protesting changes in local Customs requirements. These workers have blockaded the entrance and exit gates so that cargoes are unable to enter or leave the main ports of Santo Tomas and Puerto Barrios.



Seaboard Expands Ro/Ro Service to South America Last Updated: August 04, 2010  
August 02, 2010 - Seaboard Marine will soon start a new bi-weekly Ro/Ro service to/from Ecuador, Peru and Chile. The first sailing will be the M/V Seaboard Florida which will depart from the Port of Miami on Saturday, August 14th; followed by the M/V Seaboard Star on August 28th.



Seaboard Receiving 721 New 45-foot (102” wide) Containers Last Updated: July 30, 2010  
July 26, 2010 - Seaboard Marine has recently received the majority of 721 new 45-foot (102-inch wide) new dry containers that have been ordered in 2010. These extra width containers have been immediately deployed to serve customers in Central America and the Caribbean.



Port of Miami Vehicle Receiving Open Again Last Updated: June 23, 2010  
June 22, 2010 - The vehicle receiving operations will be open tomorrow, Jun 23, as scheduled.



Jamaica Exporters Once Again Honor Seaboard Marine Last Updated: June 23, 2010  
June 10, 2010 - Seaboard Marine once again was presented the award for “Top Shipping Solutions for Exporters, 2009” in the “Shipping” category at the Jamaica Exporters Association (JEA) Awards Banquet.



Payment Surcharge in Panama Last Updated: July 07, 2010  
June 05, 2010 - All freight charges paid in Panama will be subject to a thirty (30%) percent surcharge effective July 5, 2010



CSX Congratulates Seaboard Marine as Environmental Award Winner. Last Updated: May 03, 2010  
April 22, 2010 - CSX tonight congratulated the winners of its second-annual Environmental Awards, highlighting customers, including Seaboard Marine, whose commitment to a "green" supply chain includes reducing carbon emissions.



Crane Usage Surcharge in Cayman Service Last Updated: April 20, 2010  
April 14, 2010 - Due to a recent announcement by the Cayman Islands Port Authority to increase its port fees for all users, Seaboard Marine must implement an increase to the Crane Usage.



Seaboard Vessels Regularly Dock in Haiti Last Updated: March 17, 2010  
March 17, 2010 - Seaboard Marine has proudly provided regular service to Haiti with multiple calls in the past two months.



Chile Offices Open After Earthquake Last Updated: March 03, 2010  
March 02, 2010 - Southern Chile was struck with a devastating 8.8 earthquake on February 27, 2010. Fortunately, all of the employees of Seabord Marine’s long-time agent in Chile, Maritima Valparaiso, survived.



New-Built M/V Seaboard Pacific Enters Fleet Last Updated: February 17, 2010  
February 17, 2010 - The newly built M/V Seaboard Pacific (“Pacific”), which is now the largest ship in the Seaboard Marine fleet, passed through the Panama Canal on February 13, and safely arrived this morning at the Port of Miami.



Seaboard Sponsors Food for the Poor Event Last Updated: February 15, 2010  
February 12, 2010 - On Saturday February 6, 2010, several employees of Seaboard Marine attended Food For The Poor's "New Hope, New Beginnings" gala in Boca Raton, FL.



Seaboard Supports Honduran Security Last Updated: February 01, 2010  
January 31, 2010 - The Border Police of Honduras approached Seaboard Marine last year seeking support for the development of their K9 security force at the port of Puerto Cortes. The specially trained dogs were in the process of being donated by the U.S. Embassy, however, they needed a home.



M/V Seaboard Intrepid at Port of Miami Last Updated: February 01, 2010  
January 28, 2010 - The M/V Seaboard Intrepid (“Intrepid”) experienced a weather event south of Key West, Florida on January 25, 2010 while en route to Honduras. The conditions caused certain cargo to shift and approximately thirty containers went overboard. Seaboard’s salvage crews have since attended to the lost containers, most of which were empty. No crew members were injured.



Haiti Vessel Calls Temporarily Suspended Due to Earthquake Last Updated: January 21, 2010  
January 20, 2010 - A massive earthquake struck Port-au-Prince, Haiti on January 12. Seaboard's local Haiti office, as well as a team of employees from the U.S. that arrived over the weekend, are still evaluating the situation.



Notice of Force Majeure. Haiti Earhquake Last Updated: January 21, 2010  
January 16, 2010 - Due to the damage and disruption cause by the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti