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Peak Season Surcharge – Eff 10/9/11 through 12/11/11


To Our Valued Customers,

Crowley Caribbean Services announces a temporary Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) to be effective October 9, 2011 through December 11, 2011. 
The  temporary PSS of $150 per TEU will be applied southbound from the United States to the Caribbean, Virgin Islands and British Virgin islands, and from San Juan, Puerto Rico to the Caribbean, Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands. A significantly higher demand for liner transportation is projected during this peak season time period which results in a shortage of containers and vessel space availability for exports from the United States & Puerto Rico on cargo destined to the Caribbean. This surcharge will enable carriers to recover the higher costs resulting from the increased volumes including equipment positioning, on hiring of additional equipment to cover the increased volume, labor overtime and port congestion.  This surcharge will be applicable to all open tariff and service contract rates, and will be assessed as follows:







Over 40′


Vehicles < 700 cft

$88 each

If you have any questions please contact your sales representative or the Customer Service Department at 1-800-276-9539.
Please rely on Crowley for schedule changes and operational updates should there be any. Crowley sailing schedules are always available by visiting

Thank you