Ocean Freight / Barrels from USA to Caribbean:

Barrel and LCL Rates to Caribbean and South / Central America:

Sample Rates are for 55 gallon barrels, totaling not more than 11 cubic feet and 250 lbs each, from truck terminals in listed cities, throughout the USA and Canada,  to Kingston, Jamaica port. For rates from USA or Canadian business or residential addresses to various Caribbean ports, please email the origin address and destination port, or use the online form to request a quote.
  • $125.00 first barrel  (additional barrels for $75.00) -   New York (Queens), NY
  • $250.00 first barrel  (additional barrels for $85.00) - Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Jacksonville, FL; Philadelphia, PA
  • $275.00 first barrel (additional barrels for $95.00) - Chicago, IL;  Charlotte, NC; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Detroit (Romulus), MI; Houston, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL; Los Angeles, CA; Memphis, TN; Minneapolis, MN;
  • $325.00 first barrel   (additional barrels for $110.00) - Charleston, SC, Dallas, TX; New Orleans
  • $375.00 first barrel   (additional barrels for $125.00) - Montreal, QC; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; San Francisco, CA; Toronto, ON;

Other Caribbean Destinations:

Similar Rates to Montego Bay, Jamaica: Bahamas, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Dominico, Haiti, Montego Bay, Puerto Rico, St Croix, St Luica, St Maarten, USVI, BVI, Trinidad & Tobago.   Please request a quote for rates to the following destinations: Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, French Guiana, Guadalupe, Grand Cayman, Guyana, Martinique, Monserrat, Nevis, Saba, St  Barts, St Eustatius, St Kitts, St Vincent, Turks & Caicos


Some other major cities with drop terminals, with 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.

Pickups from all USA, Canadian addresses:

Please obtain a quote, by providing the origin address, destination port and the approximate weight and dimensions of the barrel or pallets to ship.  Boxes and suitcases can be shipped to export terminal for palletization prior to loading on vessel.

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.