Caribbean Shipowners Association U.S. Security Increase

Apr 9, 2014

The Members of the Caribbean Shipowners Association have adopted a voluntary guideline calling for an increase in the U.S. Security Charges due to security measures implemented throughout the Caribbean over the last several years.

This increase will be effective Sunday, May 4, 2014 and will be in addition to the members’ present tariff charge.

 

Amount of Increase

            20 foot container:                                  $35.00

            40 foot container:                                  70.00

            Over 40 feet:                                         79.00

            Vehicles up to 700 cft:                            31.00

            Vehicles exceeding 700 cft:                      1.65 w/m (40 cft or 2,000 lbs)

            Breakbulk, LCL:                                       1.65 w/m (40 cft or 2,000 lbs)

            LCL (1 cft):                                                .04/cft

            LCL (100 lbs):                                            .08/cwt

 

This increase is applicable between U.S. ports and the following Caribbean ports under the scope of the Caribbean Shipowners Association.

Islands Applicable to Increase

Anguilla

Antigua

Barbados

Cayman Islands

Dominica

Grenada

Guyana

Jamaica

Montserrat

Nevis

Saba

St. Eustatius

St. Kitts

St. Lucia

St. Vincent

Suriname

Tortola

Trinidad

Virgin Gorda 

For further information and applicability please contact your carrier of choice:

CMA CGM, Crowley, Hybur, King Ocean, Seaboard, SeaFreight, Tropical, U.S. Lines, ZIM.