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Caribbean Security Charge Increase Effective Sunday, May 4, 2014

2014-04-07

CROWLEY CARIBBEAN SERVICES LLC
Security Charge
Caribbean Security Charge Increase Effective Sunday, May 4, 2014

Dear Valued Customers,

Due to the continued increasing cost in meeting security requirements at U.S. ports as set by U.S. federal, state, local directives tied to Homeland Security and mounting drug traffic, Crowley Caribbean Services announces an increase in the U.S. Security Charge of $35 per TEU effective May 4, 2014. This U.S. Security Charge applies on cargo between the United States and the Caribbean, which includes the U.S. Virgin and British Virgin Islands. U.S. Security charge applies on all southbound and northbound cargo and applies to all service contract and open tariff customers.

CARIBBEAN

U.S. Security Surcharge

Increase Amount

New Security Surcharge Eff 5/4/2014

20’ Eqpt

+$35

$135 per unit

40’ Eqpt

+$70

$270 per unit

Over 40’ Eqpt

+$79

$303 per unit

Vehicles nex 650 cft

+$31

$51

Trucks, Van’s, SUV’s

+$50

$90

 

VIRGIN ISLANDS

U.S. Security Surcharge

Increase Amount

New Security Surcharge Eff 5/4/2014

20’ Eqpt

+$35

$135 per unit

40’ Eqpt

+$70

$270 per unit

Over 40’ Eqpt

+$91

$303 per unit

Vehicles nex 650 cft

+$11

$51

Trucks, Van’s, SUV’s

+$70

$90

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,
Crowley