Puerto Rico General Rate Increase Effective Monday, January 1st, 2018

Due to recent cost increases with Crowley Maritime and National Shipping, Caribbean Shipping Services announces a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective Monday, January 1st, 2018 on all cargo moving with Crowley Maritime and National Shipping between the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The GRI will be applicable to all open tariff […]

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New Warehouse Operating Hours – Effective 1/7/18

Dear Valued Customer, Caribbean Shipping Services has extended the hours of operation to better serve you. These changes are effective January 7, 2018. Frozen and Chilled Cargo will operate 16 hours per day.   The two shifts are as follows. Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 P.M. – 7:30 A.M. Monday – Friday: 7:00 A.M. – 3:30 […]

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Cargo Claims Changes – Effective 1/1/2018

December 8, 2017 Following Federal regulations & AFF Global Logistics guidelines the following change will become effective January 1, 2018: for cargo claims credit deductions would not be allowed to be taken from the freight charges. Clause # 18 of CSS Bill Of Lading states in part “(1) Freight shall be paid in cash without […]

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Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) – Effective 12/18

To: All Caribbean Shipping Customers Date: November 30th, 2017   The purpose of this email is to inform you about the ELD Mandatory Compliance Phase In date effective December 18, 2017. What is it? The ELD is an electronic logging device mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. All drivers and motor carriers who […]

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Hacienda Will be Closed 11/23-11/26

Attention Valued Customers, Hacienda Will Be Closed 11/23-11/26 in observation of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  If you have any questions, please reach out to your local representative. Thank you for shipping with us!

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Port Congestion Surcharge — Effective 11/27

November 17th, 2017       Dear Valued Customer,   In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the transportation industry in continental United States and Puerto Rico has been impacted by increased demand and changes to the supply chain. This has resulted in driver shortage, directly increasing trucking and operational costs.   Shipping […]

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CSS Inclement Weather Announcement – Jacksonville, FL & San Juan, PR

Please be advised.  In a communication released to partners and customers this morning, President of Caribbean Shipping Services, Paul Robbins covers inclement weather expectations for CSS services. Date: September 9, 2017 To Our Valued Partners, Today at 10:00 AM, the City of Jacksonville announced mandatory evacuations of the beaches communities and low lying areas. The […]

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Tropical Storm Harvey Update — National Glory Voyage 110 SB Delay

Please be advised.  The National Glory is safely at anchorage waiting for conditions to improve.  Please see the official notice from our carrier partner: Date: August 28, 2017 – 1600 hours CDT – Houston The Port of Houston remains closed as well as the terminal in Jacinto. I am pleased to report that the National […]

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Tropical Storm Harvey Inclement Weather Notice — National Glory Voyage 110 SB Delay

Please be advised.  The National Glory Voyage will be delayed due to inclement weather in the Gulf of Mexico.  Please see the official notice from our carrier partner: Date: August 24, 2017 Time – 1500 CDT (Houston time)                                                            Tropical Storm Harvey – National Glory voyage 110 SB The weather in Houston has deteriorated and the […]

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