St. Kitts (Basseterre)

The Fertile Land

  • Sailings: Vlissingen (Flushing), Netherlands – Wednesday, Portsmouth – Sunday
    Frequency: Direct Monthly Service
    Transit Time: 12 days

    Shipping Services to St. Kitts and Nevis

    Geest Line sail monthly from Portsmouth, UK and Vlissingen (Flushing), Netherlands to Basseterre St Kitts with a transit time from Portsmouth of 12 days.

    From the UK all cargo types are offered including dry, reefer, special equipment, LCL chilled as well as all types of break bulk including out of gauge cargoes. From the Netherlands we offer a full container service including the export of vehicles.

    With modern facilities at loading ports as well as destination ports Geest can offer a service to meet your requirements.

    For large heavy and out of gauge cargoes please contact our Head Office or our local agent for further information.

    About the Port of St. Christopher

    St. Christopher Sea Port is located 2 miles from Basseterre town centre. The port can handle vessels over 900ft long and with draught of 27ft. The port also has a smaller RO/RO berth which can vessels over 300ft long and with minimum draught of 19ft.

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  • Agent Details

    S.L. Horsford & Co Ltd

    P.O. Box 45,
    Marshall House,
    1 Independence Square West,

    Tel: 001 869 465 2616/4086
    Fax: 001 869 466 4256

    E-mail: [email protected]
    Web Site:

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Port of St. Christopher Facilities

  • Storage

    • 175000 sq.ft of warehouse storage
    • Container yard can store up to 500 units
    • reefer facilities with 21 plugs

    Number of Berths

    • Deep Water Harbour
    • 1 berth 27ft deep
    • 900 ft long
    • Smaller Berth
    • 1 berth 19ft deep
    • 300 ft long
  • Container Handling Equipment

    • Lifting up to 40 tonnes
  • Container Types Offered

    • 20ft Dry Van
    • 20ft Open Top
    • 20ft Flat Rack
    • 20ft Reefer
    • 20ft Rum Tank
    • 40ft Dry Van
    • 40ft Open Top
    • 40ft Flat Rack
    • 40ft High Cube Reefer

St. Kitts & Nevis General Information

  • General Information

    Capital: Basseterre
    Official Language: English
    Area: 261 sq. km.
    Population: 53,000
    Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (EC$)
    Location: Latitude 17°18′ N longitude 62°44′ W

    International Telephone Code: 1-869
    Normal Business Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

    Local news for St. Kitts and Nevis can be found at

  • Useful Links

    St. Kitts and Nevis Chamber of Commerce:


  • Public Holidays

    Good Friday
    Easter Monday
    Labour Day (First Monday in May)
    Whit Monday
    August Monday (First Monday in August)
    August Tuesday (First Tuesday in August)
    National Heroes Day (Sep 16)
    Independence Day (Sep 19)
    Christmas Day
    Boxing Day / J’Ouvert

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