Crowley to begin direct weekly service from Florida ports to Costa Rica, Panama

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — To better connect customers' U.S. and Central American supply chains, Crowley Liner Services will begin fixed-day, weekly sailings on Wednesday, Aug. 9, directly between Florida and Costa Rica and Panama. The new service offers fast transits to speed cargo to market at peak times.

Crowley's vessels will sail southbound from Florida on Wednesdays from the Port of Jacksonville, and Fridays from Port Everglades, and will arrive on Tuesdays in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, and on Wednesdays in Manzanillo, Panama.

Northbound, the ships will depart on Wednesdays from Panama and Fridays from Costa Rica, then arrive on Tuesdays in Port Everglades and on Wednesdays in Jacksonville.

The new service will complement Crowley’s logistics offerings for customers to deliver cargo for import and export, include Customs clearance, pool-point distribution, inland transportation, and dry and refrigerated warehousing for both full container loads (FCL) and less-than-container loads (LCL) in Central American countries and U.S. locations. Crowley’s complete supply chain management services, including ocean container transportation, are designed to deliver cargo of all kinds at strategic times for a diverse customer base.

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By Professional Mariner Staff