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Seaboard’s NJ Office and all NY/NJ Terminals resume full operations after Sandy Last Updated: November 29, 2012  
November 29, 2012 - (Final update). The NY/NJ Port Authority has re-opened all of its facilities with only a few minor challenges remaining. For the most part, trucking services have also returned to normal.

Potential Port Delays in Honduras Last Updated: November 20, 2012  
November 20, 2012 - Seaboard Marine would like to advise its customers who ship via Honduras that under the weight of a mobile shore crane, one of the key piers in Puerto Cortes, Honduras recently sustained damage and presently remains inoperable.

New Service from Port of Miami to Mexico Last Updated: November 09, 2012  
November 09, 2012 - Seaboard Marine is pleased to announce the launching of a new weekly service commencing on Thursday November 15th to/from Port Miami and Puerto Morelos, Mexico.

Seaboard’s NJ Office Reopens but Red Hook Terminal Remains Closed Due to Sandy Last Updated: November 05, 2012  
November 02, 2012 - (9:00 a.m. update). The NY/NJ Port Authority has continued with its order closing all marine terminals to truck and vessel traffic due to Hurricane Sandy. As a result, Seaboard Marine’s operations at the Red Hook Terminal remain suspended.

Hurricane Sandy. Important Notice. Port of New York/New Jersey Last Updated: November 01, 2012  
October 31, 2012 - As a result of the impact of Hurricane Sandy in the Port of New York/New Jersey area, Port Authority Officials have closed all port terminal facilities and the harbor is currently closed to vessel traffic. It is not yet known when these facilities and the harbor will reopen.

Port of Haina in Dominican Republic re-opened after Hurricane Sandy Last Updated: October 29, 2012  
October 26, 2012 - (10:00 am update) Port of Haina re-opened after Hurican Sandy.

Seaboard Receives 430 New 40-foot Refrigerated Containers. Orders 340 More. Last Updated: October 26, 2012  
October 25, 2012 - Seaboard Marine has recently received 430 new 40-foot refrigerated (reefer) high-cube containers.

Jamaican Offices Close Due to Hurricane Sandy Last Updated: October 26, 2012  
October 24, 2012 - (2:30p update). Seaboard Marine’s offices (both Kingston and Montego Bay) in Jamaica are closed today due to Hurricane Sandy which is approaching the south coast of Jamaica. The entire country is currently under a Hurricane Warning.

M/V Mare Purchased. Renamed M/V Seaboard Atlantic. Last Updated: October 22, 2012  
October 19, 2012 - Seaboard Marine earlier this month completed the purchase of the M/V Mare, a 974 TEU (twenty-foot equivalents) container vessel. The versatile ship arrived at the Port of Miami today and has been renamed the M/V Seaboard Atlantic.

Seaboard Marine Adopts Emissions Reducing Program at PortMiami Last Updated: September 19, 2012  
September 20, 2012 - Recently, Seaboard Marine launched a new environmental friendly initiative at their PortMiami facility using new emission reducing diesel filters in 12 of their cargo tractors.

Seaboard Marine Supports Jamaican Youth Leadership Program Last Updated: September 14, 2012  
September 14, 2012 - Seaboard Marine proudly sponsored the recent annual 2012 Summer Youth Leadership program in Kingston, Jamaica. With the guidance of Seaboard Marine Vice President, Stephen Bell, and his wife, EXIM Bank Managing Director Lisa Bell, a week long program was developed to help promising Jamaican teenagers learn about leadership.

Seaboard Honored for Quality by Logistics Management Last Updated: September 07, 2012  
September 04, 2012 - Seaboard Marine was recently honored by Logistics Management in their 29th annual “Quest for Quality” as the second best ocean carrier in overall performance.

New Orleans Fully Open After Isaac Last Updated: September 04, 2012  
September 03, 2012 - The Port of New Orleans has resumed full operations.

Hurricane Isaac. Important Notice. New Orleans and Houston Cargo. Last Updated: August 30, 2012  
August 30, 2012 - As a result of the impact of Hurricane Isaac in the New Orleans area, the U.S. Coast Guard has not yet reopened the port waterways.

Seaboard Monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac Last Updated: August 30, 2012  
August 24, 2012 - Seaboard Marine and all of South Florida are currently monitoring the track of Tropical Storm Isaac which is forecasted to strengthen into a hurricane early next week.

Seaboard Marine Welcomes Ambassador Sapiro Last Updated: August 06, 2012  
August 01, 2012 - Seaboard Marine, along with Miami-Dade County officials and World Trade Center Miami, welcomed Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Miriam Sapiro to the Seaboard Marine terminal at PortMiami last week.

Jamaican Exporters Honor Seaboard Again Last Updated: July 06, 2012  
July 06, 2012 - For the fifth consecutive year, the Jamaica Exporters Association (JEA) honored Seaboard Marine as their preferred shipping partner at the annual JEA banquet held recently at the Pegasus hotel in Kingston. Seaboard was presented the award for “Best Shipping Service, 2011”.

Customs Strike suspended in El Salvador Last Updated: July 05, 2012  
July 03, 2012 - Striking Customs workers in El Salvador have ended their work stoppage and have returned to work.

Honduras Inspection Delays Last Updated: June 26, 2012  
June 20, 2012 - Seaboard Marine was recently notified by Honduran Authorities (SEPA) of a potential insect concern.

Costa Rica Port Strike Ends Last Updated: June 19, 2012  
June 19, 2012 - Costa Rica port operators strike ended this morning.

Costa Rica Port Operators Strike Last Updated: June 19, 2012  
June 18, 2012 - On Tuesday June 12th, the port operators union (Japdeva) serving the Ports of Puerto Limon and Moin initiated a strike, protesting recent government action.

Seaboard Sponsors Liga Contra El Cancer Event Last Updated: June 06, 2012  
June 04, 2012 - Seaboard Marine was once again one of the primary sponsors in the annual telethon held yesterday to benefit the Liga Contra el Cancer (League Against Cancer).

Chile Imposes Import Fumigation Requirements Last Updated: April 12, 2012  
April 12, 2012 - The Chilean government has recently required certain cargoes imported into Chilean ports to be fumigated. The Chilean Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG) now requires that any second-hand clothes, toys, vehicles or similar used merchandise must be fumigated.

New Direct Service to Aruba and Curacao Last Updated: April 11, 2012  
April 09, 2012 - Seaboard Marine is pleased to announce the launching of a new direct service from Miami to Curacao and Aruba that will be the fastest liner schedule from Florida to the “ABC” islands.

Houston Facilities Re-open Today Last Updated: April 06, 2012  
April 06, 2012 - The Seaboard Marine offices and Jacintoport cargo terminal have re-opened this morning after being closed most of yesterday due to concerns from a gas line being accidentally broken near Houston Fuel Oil, a neighboring property.

New March 1, 2012 Seal Standards Delayed Last Updated: March 02, 2012  
March 01, 2012 - Update: C-TPAT has advised that the New Seal Standards effective date of March 1, 2012 has been delayed. C-TPAT partners will be advised when the ISO has resolved the issue and how amended the New Seal Standards accordingly.

Seaboard Marine Houston and Jacintoport telephone lines are currently down. Last Updated: February 21, 2012  
February 21, 2012 - Please be advised that the Houston telephone lines of both Seaboard Marine and Jacintoport are currently down.

Seaboard Marine Houston and Jacintoport telephone lines has been restored. Last Updated: February 23, 2012  
February 21, 2012 - Update: February 21, 2012 4:55pm EDT. Please note that telephone and computer services have been restored at both Seaboard Marine and Jacintoport Houston facilities.

Seaboard Once Again Sponsors Food For the Poor Event Last Updated: February 09, 2012  
February 09, 2012 - Seaboard Marine salutes the incredible outreach and efforts of Food For The Poor (FFTP). Established in 1982, FFTP has grown to become the largest international relief and development organization based in the United States.

Seaboard Sponsors FCBF Hall of Fame Monument Last Updated: January 30, 2012  
February 01, 2012 - Seaboard Marine is proudly sponsoring the Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (FCBF) “Hall of Fame” obelisk which will be unveiled later this month.