News2019-01-11T10:31:13-04:00

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.

April 12, 20196:14 pm

Seaboard Marine Launches New Central America Service from the Port of Savannah

Seaboard Marine is launching a new direct, all-water service that connects North Central America to the Port of Savannah. The first vessel is scheduled to depart the Port of Savannah Wednesday, May 8. The service will include two Seaboard Marine vessels and will provide both refrigerated and dry container [...]

April 5, 201910:55 am

Service Enhancement Between Northeast United States and the Caribbean Basin

Seaboard Marine is pleased to announce enhancements to the North Atlantic Caribbean Service. The weekly North Atlantic Service will now call Kingston, Jamaica as the first southbound call after departing Philadelphia and Brooklyn. The newly scheduled call will facilitate connectivity for both northbound and southbound cargo between the Northeast [...]

April 2, 20193:36 pm

Improved Transit Time to the Northeast United States from Ecuador and Peru

Seaboard Marine is pleased to announce beginning May 2019, we will initiate an enhancement to our North Atlantic Ecuador/Peru service. The transit times for this weekly service will be reduced by one day to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Brooklyn, NY, and Newark, New Jersey. "The fast, northbound sailing to the Northeast [...]

April 1, 20194:57 pm

Service Enhancement Between Northeast United States and North Central America

Seaboard Marine is pleased to announce the enhancement of our North Atlantic Services to now include fast, direct transit to and from North Central America. The weekly service will, for the first time, directly connect El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Brooklyn, New York. [...]

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 [...]