News2019-05-21T08:28:47-05:00

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.

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 [...]

June 15, 20182:08 pm

Seaboard Marine Attends Liga Contra El Cancer Event

Seaboard Marine once again participated in the annual telethon held earlier this month to benefit Liga Contra El Cancer (the League Against Cancer). Founded in Miami in 1975 as a community based, non-profit organization, the Liga Contra El Cancer organization has provided free medical care to needy cancer patients for [...]

November 13, 20171:11 pm

Seaboard Marine Delivers Dragon Fruit from Ecuador, a First for Florida

Seaboard Marine recently delivered its very first shipment of dragon fruit from Ecuador into Florida’s market. The fruit, typically cultivated in North America or imported from Central America for United States consumption, has never been a candidate for import from South America due to longer transit times. However, earlier this [...]

September 22, 201710:00 am

Seaboard Marine Monitoring Hurricane Maria

Updated September 22, 2017. 10:00 a.m. EDT Seaboard Marine wishes to advise our valued customers that we are assisting with the recovery efforts of Hurricane Maria which has unfortunately disrupted services in multiple islands. We extend our thoughts and concerns to our friends, colleagues and customers that have been adversely impacted by [...]