Ocean Freight / Barrels from USA to Caribbean, Central and South America:

SAMPLE RATE for Detroit terminal (Romulus, MI) to Kingston or Montego Bay terminal:
Other available origins and destinations are below.
  • 1 barrel - $225.00,
  • 2 barrels - $375.00,
  • 3 barrels - $495.00
  • Barrel size and weight: 55 gallon at no more than 300 lbs each

Other Caribbean Destinations: with similar barrel rates (please request a quote)

ANGUILLA Anguila ANTIGUA, St. John’s ARUBA N.A. BARBADOS W.I. Bridgetown BERMUDA Hamilton CURACAO N.A., Willemstad DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Rio Haina DOMINICA Roseau FRENCH GUIANA Cayenne GRAND CAYMAN ISLANDS George Town GRENADA St. George’s GUADELOUPE Pointe A Pitre GUYANA Georgetown HAITI Port Au Prince JAMAICA W.I. Kingston JAMAICA W.I. Montego Bay MARTINIQUE Fort De France MONTSERRAT Plymouth NEVIS PUERTO RICO San Juan SABA Fort Bay U.S.VIRGIN ISLANDS ST. KITTS Basseterre ST. LUCIA Castries ST. LUCIA ST. Vieux Fort ST. MARTIN Marigot U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS St. Thomas ST. VINCENT Kingstown SURINAME Paramaribo TORTOLA B.V.I. Road Town TRINIDAD Point Lisas TRINIDAD Port of Spain TURKS & CAICOS Grand Turks TURKS & CAICOS Providenciales, BELIZE Belize City, PANAMA, Panama City


Other USA Origins with similar rates:
Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Jacksonville, FL; Philadelphia, PA, Chicago, IL;  Charlotte, NC; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Houston, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL; Los Angeles, CA; Memphis, TN; Minneapolis, MN, Charleston, SC, Dallas, TX; New Orleans, Montreal, QC; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; San Francisco, CA; Toronto, ON

Other Origin options from major cities with drop terminals & low transfer rates.  Not a complete list.  Please email origin address and destination port for rates from these terminal to Caribbean port or door to port rate:  Albany, Hartford, Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Harrisburg, Newark, Allentown, Washigton DC, Richmond, Norfolk, Greensboro, Raleigh-Durham, Pittsburgh, Dayton, Toledo, Fort Wayne, Lansing, Grand Rapids, South Bend, Milwaukee, Madison, Quad Cities, Iowa City, Des Moines, Burlington, St Louis, Evansville, Louisville, Nashville,Knoxville, Chattanooga, Kingsport, Huntsville, Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Pensacola, Baton Rouge, Lafeyette, Shreveport, Little Rock, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Lubbock, Amarillo, Kansas City, Springfield, Jefferson City, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso, Tucson, Phoenix, Albequerque, Las Vegas, Reno, Denver, San Diego, Sacramento, Salt Lake, Spokanne, Omaha, Cedar Rapids, Souix Falls, North Forks, Boise, Peoria, Springfield, Champaign, Bozeman, Fargo, Fresno, Cheyenne.


Seasonal pricing variances, disruptions of service and delays can occur.  

Please obtain a written quote.  Quoted rates are generally valid for cargo tendered within the following 21 days.


Purchasing barrels:  

Search your local Craigslist.com, For Sale section, using search terms such as “barrel”, “shipping barrel”,  “55 gallon”, “30 gallon”, etc. In some cases barrels are given away. Plastic, metal and fiberboard barrels from 15-77 gallons are acceptable.  


Pro-Rata charges on overweight or over sized:  
Where final total weight and dimensions of barrels, or palletized cargo exceeds the estimate on the quote, the rates are pro-rated per cubic foot / per lb against the rate quoted for the second barrel or pallet if a pallet quote.


Please use this form for additional information on rates, location and packing.