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Dear Valued Customer,

Crowley recently announced the implementation the Nassau Port Charge due to increased operating costs at the Arawak Cay terminal.  The increased costs are associated with the new Arawak Port Development LTD (APD) port tariff.  The Nassau Port Charge will take effect March 4, 2012.

As mentioned in our previous announcement, the new Arawak Port Development LTD (APD) port tariff is being implemented by APD in two phases.  The second phase is scheduled to be implemented April 1, 2012.  Due to the increased operating costs associated with Phase 2 implementation of the new tariff, Crowley Caribbean Services announces the following increases to the Nassau Port Charge which will be effective April 1, 2012:

Nassau Port Charge Increase

Effective 3/4/2012

Effective 4/1/2012

20’ Eqpt $150

20’ Eqpt $200 (+$50)

40’ Eqpt  $300

40′ Eqpt $400 (+$100)

Exc 40’ $350 

Exc 40’ $500 (+$150)

Vehicles $150

Vehicles $175 (+$25)

The following Charges have also been filed in response to the Arawak Port Development (APD) Phase 2 port tariff implementation:

New Rules: Nassau Port Charges
Late Gate Fee / Nassau Port
Gate Labor/Overtime $350/hour – outside of normal operating hours
Gate Labor/Overtime $550/hour – public holidays & Sundays

Port Storage Charges / Nassau Port
Storage after 5 free days :   Loaded – dry eqpt $20 per day   Loaded , Refrigerated eqpt $50 per day
Storage after 10 days – Loaded, dry eqpt $30 per day    Loaded, Refrigerated eqpt $100 per day

Stripping Charges / Nassau Port
Palletized cargo:  20’eqpt $600  40’eqpt $725  exc 40’ $750
Non-palletized cargo:  20’eqpt $700  40’eqpt $825  exc 40’ $850
Vehicles – $50 

Crowley appreciates your business

Crowley Caribbean Services will continue to monitor fuel prices and make adjustments on an as needed basis. 

If you have any questions please, contact your sales representative or the Customer Care Department at 1-800-276-9539.
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Thank you for your continued support,