Seaboard Marine wishes to advise our valued customers of changes** regarding the equipment free time charges in Central America effective March 22, 2020.

This charge, applicable to all tariff and service contracts when a Seaboard Marine container is detained beyond the allotted free time in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala. Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama, is as follows:

The initial daily charge for the container or specialized equipment will be increasing to:

Equipment Per Diem (US$) without chassis or generator set (gen-set)
Dry Equipment – $110.00 Per Day or Fraction Thereof

Refrigerated Container – $250.00 Per Day or Fraction Thereof

Special Equipment – $250.00 Per Day or Fraction Thereof

**Equipment use charges are based on the combination of the container or specialized equipment, chassis and generator set (gen-set).  These charges escalate depending on how long the equipment is detained.  Below is a chart showing how the combination of equipment charges are based:

EquipmentFree Days ( Calendar)Charge ($US)          
Dry  (Unit+chassis)1-5 Days$125.00
6-10 Days$135.00
Beyond 10 Days$145.00
Refrigerated (Unit+gen-set+chassis)1-5 Days$295.00
6-10 Days$330.00
Beyond 10 Days$540.00
Special Equipment (Unit+chassis)1-5 Days$265.00
6-10 Days$275.00
Beyond 10 Days$385.00

*Following the 11th day after expiration of free time and additional $100.00 per day per diem will be assessed on Refrigerated Equipment/Specialized Equipment.

As always, we thank you for your continued support.