Seaboard Marine recently added 310 refrigerated containers to its fleet to meet the growing needs of our perishable import/export customers. The new containers are a welcomed addition to our fleet as recent upgrades to our transit times from Colombia to PortMiami open new opportunities for perishable imports. “Seaboard Marine continuously seeks to improve the quantity [...]
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Seaboard Marine recently upgraded its service from Colombia, Barranquilla and Santa Marta to Miami. Effective January 4, 2019, the transit time from Barranquilla, Colombia to Miami will be shortened to 4 days. Additionally, the transit times from Santa Marta, Colombia will be reduced to 5 days. Piero Buitano, Seaboard Marine Vice President, said, “For [...]
December 7, 2018 - The M/V Seaboard Ranger yesterday encountered a distressed fishing boat and 20 passengers off the coast of the Dominican Republic. The crew of the M/V Seaboard Ranger performed rescue procedures to save the stranded fishermen who were in the water clinging to their capsized craft. Seaboard Marine’s Director of Fleet Operations, [...]
Seaboard Marine wishes to advise its valued customers of a decrease in the United States Domestic Fuel Surcharge (USDFS). Effective January 1, 2019, the USDFS percentage shall be based on the following index: Port of Load or Port of Discharge Surcharge Percentage PortMiami & Port Everglades, FL (Miami) 26.50% Port of New Orleans, LA (NOLA) [...]
The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) recently held its graduation ceremony in Kingston, Jamaica. Seaboard Marine’s Stephen Bell, Vice President of the Caribbean, and his father, Robert Bell, a long-standing member and former president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), conferred the annual Robert Bell Award. The award, a scholarship meant to bolster the [...]