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July 11, 2018 2:56 pm

Unsettled Situation In Nicaragua

Seaboard Marine wishes to advise our valued customers, due to a nationwide strike and ongoing protests in Nicaragua, our office in Managua will close on Friday, July 13, 2018, and reopen Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 8:00 AM (CST) /10:00 AM (EDT) - 12:00 PM (CST) / 2:00 PM (EDT). Seaboard Marine will continue monitoring the [...]

November 30, 2017 2:23 pm

Cold Treatment USDA Fee Increase Effective December 28, 2017

Seaboard Marine wishes to advise its valued customer that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will increase the Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection (AQI) user fee to $142.00 per container. The increase applies to all tariff and service contracts utilizing cold treatment services. As always, we thank you for your continued support. Please visit the USDA [...]

November 20, 2017 12:09 pm

Nueva oficina en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana

Nueva oficina en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana Seaboard Marine desea informar a nuestros valiosos clientes que a partir del 20 de noviembre de 2017, nuestra oficina central en Santo Domingo será reubicada. La nueva dirección, ubicada junto a nuestra terminal de contenedores, ampliara las áreas de estacionamiento para la espera, y reducirá los tiempos de [...]

November 17, 2017 4:52 pm

Update: Vessel Fuel Increase Effective December 17, 2017

Seaboard Marine wishes to advise its valued customers of a Vessel Fuel Increase Effective December 17, 2017. The increase will be applied on all cargo moving between the United States and the following countries;  Antigua, Aruba,  Barbados, Bonaire, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, Suriname, [...]

November 16, 2017 8:01 am

Seaboard Marine Acquires Over 6,000 New Containers

Seaboard Marine recently added 1,370 high cube refrigerated units to its refrigerated container fleet, of which 415 are equipped with special controlled atmosphere technology, to meet the growing needs of our perishable import and export customers. The new containers are among the most energy efficient and technologically advanced in our fleet. Also, this year Seaboard [...]

November 13, 2017 5:22 pm

New Terminal in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Seaboard Marine wishes to advise its valued customers effective immediately all Seaboard Marine terminal operations at the port of Guayaquil have been transferred to the Contecon Terminal. The M/V AS Faustina Voyage 2, which departed PortMiami, Friday, November 10, will be the first southbound voyage to arrive in Contecon, Saturday, November 18. Please contact your [...]

November 13, 2017 10:36 am

Seaboard Marine Delivers Dragon Fruit from Ecuador, a First for Florida

Seaboard Marine recently delivered its very first shipment of dragon fruit from Ecuador into Florida’s market. The fruit, typically cultivated in North America or imported from Central America for United States consumption, has never been a candidate for import from South America due to longer transit times. However, earlier this year, Seaboard Marine launched a [...]

October 12, 2017 4:10 pm

Seaboard Marine Honduras Receives Fourth Consecutive CSR Seal

Seaboard Marine recently received its fourth consecutive seal from FUNDAHRSE, a Honduran non-profit organization that promotes Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). FUNDAHRSE formally recognized Seaboard Marine's Honduras offices for continuous commitment to sustainable economic development while improving the quality of life of its employees and their families as well as the local community. Daisy Pastor, Seaboard [...]

October 6, 2017 3:22 pm

Venezuela Container Handling Charge Effective November 5, 2017

Seaboard Marine wishes to advise its valued customers of a Venezuela Container Handling Charge applicable to all cargo to and from Venezuelan ports effective November 5, 2017. The charge, applicable to all tariff and service contracts, is as follows: Equipment Type Charge 20' Container  $ 400.00 40' Container  $ 500.00 45' Container  $ 575.00 Less-Than-Container Load [...]

August 31, 2017 2:14 pm

United States Domestic Fuel Surcharge Increase Effective October 1, 2017

Seaboard Marine wishes to advise its valued customers of an increase to the United States Domestic Fuel Surcharge (USDFS). Effective October 1, 2017, the USDFS percentage shall be: Port of Load or Discharge Surcharge Percentage  PortMiami, FL & Port Everglades, FL (Miami)  18.5%  Port of New Orleans (NOLA)  18.5%  Jacintoport, Houston, TX (Houston)  18.5%  Penn Terminals, [...]