News 2019-01-11T10:31:13+00:00

Seaboard Marine’s news archive is a collection of information about recent or past events and happenings which include service announcements and other newsworthy material. For real-time information regarding vessel fuel adjustments, tariff rate changes, tariff rule changes,  service disruption, or weather-related events, please visit our customer advisories archive or subscribe to receive customer advisories via email.

February 4, 20193:57 pm

Seaboard Marine Joins TradeLens

Delivering on its commitment to continuous improvement and innovation, Seaboard Marine is proud to announce today that it will join the TradeLens solution, a platform developed to promote efficient and secure global trade. Made possible by blockchain technology, TradeLens intends to enhance the shipping industry through a secure interface [...]

January 9, 20198:14 am

Seaboard Marine Upgrades PortMiami Dominican Republic Service

Seaboard Marine recently upgraded its service between PortMiami and the Dominican Republic. Effective January 10, 2019, Seaboard Marine will implement a twice-weekly service rotation between PortMiami, Rio Haina and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Jose Concepcion, Seaboard Marine Vice President, said, “Seaboard Marine has been proudly serving the Dominican Republic [...]

December 21, 20189:51 am

New Refrigerated Containers Join Seaboard Marine’s Fleet

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 [...]

December 13, 20184:38 pm

Seaboard Marine Improves Transit Times from Colombia to PortMiami

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 [...]

December 7, 20189:01 am

M/V Seaboard Ranger Rescues Distressed Boat

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 [...]

November 20, 20189:37 am

Robert Bell Maritime Scholarship Awarded

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 [...]

October 30, 20185:25 pm

Seaboard Marine and BBC Chartering create joint West Coast South America Service

As part of their mission to improve services for shippers moving cargo between the US Gulf Coast, Jamaica, and ports in Ecuador, Peru and Chile, Seaboard Marine and BBC Chartering are pleased to announce a new strategic cooperation. Beginning as early as November 2018, Seaboard Marine and BBC will operate [...]

October 9, 20185:41 pm

Seaboard Marine Receives Fifth Consecutive ESR Award

Seaboard Marine recently received its fifth consecutive Empresa Socialmente Responsable (ESR) award from FUNDAHRSE, a Honduran non-profit organization that promotes Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Last month, FUNDAHRSE formally presented Seaboard Marine's Honduras office with the 2018 award for continuous commitment to sustainable economic development while improving the quality of life [...]

October 8, 20185:59 pm

PortMiami Celebrates Seaboard Corporations’ 100 Years of Service

Last week, Miami-Dade County officials and the PortMiami team celebrated Seaboard Corporations’ 100 years of serving international commerce and the maritime industry. A celebration was held at PortMiami where Rebeca Sosa, Chairwoman of the Miami-Dade County Economic Development and Tourism Committee, presented the Seaboard team a proclamation marking October 5, 2018 [...]

July 30, 20183:59 pm

El Salvador’s COEXPORT Honors Seaboard Marine

During its 45th year anniversary gala on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, the Exporters Corporation of El Salvador (COEXPORT) presented Seaboard Marine with an award acknowledging 20 years of strategic partnership in El Salvador and contributions to the country’s economic growth. COEXPORT honored Seaboard Marine and three other companies for helping [...]