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June 13, 2016 8:57 pm

Verified Gross Mass Requirement Update

As previously announced the SOLAS VGM regulation requires the shipper to provide the verified gross mass (VGM) to Seaboard Marine prior to loading the container on-board a vessel effective July 1, 2016. To comply with this international regulation Seaboard Marine must adhere to a “NO VGM – NO LOAD” policy therefore your submission of [...]

June 13, 2016 8:52 pm

New Documentation Requirements for Breakbulk & Unit Cargo Exported via PortMiami

As a part of our ongoing effort to keep our valued customers informed and prepared for new SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirements, we would like to advise any shippers moving Breakbulk or Unit cargo via PortMiami of new documentation requirements required at time of delivery. Effective July 1st, 2016 any exporter delivering Breakbulk or [...]

June 13, 2016 8:47 pm

Severe Weather, Ship Channel in Houston Temporarily Closed

To our valued customers, Please be advised, the ship channel in Houston, Texas U.S.A. is closed today due to strong currents stemming from severe flooding. At this time, the M/V Seaboard Ocean is at anchor in Houston awaiting permission from the Houston Pilots Association to continue operations. The M/V Hansa Meersburg is currently on schedule [...]

June 3, 2016 8:55 pm

Vessel Fuel Charge Increase to Select Countries Effective July 3, 2016

Seaboard Marine wishes to advise its valued customers of a vessel fuel charge increase to / from the following countries effective July 3, 2016; Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. The increase and new levels per equipment type are as follows: Equipment Increase New Amount 20' Dry Container  $ [...]

December 7, 2015 3:19 pm

New Verified Gross Mass Requirement

To our valued customers, Beginning July 1, 2016, container weight verification requirements will be enforced as outlined by the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), an international maritime safety treaty. Following the effective date, it would be a violation of SOLAS, applicable global law, to load a packed container onto a [...]

December 1, 2015 3:15 pm

Honduras Customs Bond Requirement

Effective January 1, 2016 Seaboard Marine (Honduras) will no longer redirect commercial cargo shipments to customs facilities outside the primary customs zone of Puerto Cortes, Honduras. The process of redirecting or transfer shipments shall be performed by the customs agent of the importer, under their Customs Bond or a Customs Bond secured by the importer [...]

April 30, 2015 5:14 pm

Privacy Policy

This site is owned and operated by Seaboard Marine Ltd. We take your privacy seriously and understand the information you provide us while visiting our site is important to you. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically. If there is a material change in the collection, use, or disclosure [...]

February 26, 2015 3:14 pm

South Florida Drayage and Chassis and Wheeled Usage Effective March 29, 2015

Seaboard Marine wishes to inform you that effective March 29, 2015, charges associated with chassis supplied by Seaboard Marine throughout the United States, as well as, South Florida drayage will increase. The new charges are as follows: North Atlantic - Chassis Usage Surcharge An increase of $30 will apply in the event a customer arranges [...]

February 26, 2015 3:11 pm

General Rate Increase To Guatemala From Select U.S. Ports Effective April 1, 2015

Seaboard Marine wishes to inform its valued customers that effective April 1, 2015, a general rate increase will apply to all southbound poultry and meat shipping from select ports in the United States ( Port of Houston, Port of New Orleans and PortMiami) to Guatemala. The new charges are as follows: $500 per Refrigerated Container [...]

February 25, 2015 3:16 pm

Nicaraguan Inland Weight Regulations

Seaboard Marine wishes to advise its customer of regulations imposed by the Nicaraguan government that changes the inland weight rules on all cargo moving over the road in Nicaragua. Enforcement of the Nicaraguan regulations regarding weight limitations and the weight distribution of containers could subject the Merchant to substantial fines and penalties. To ensure that [...]