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  • Announcement: Geest Line Acquisition

    ANNOUNCEMENT Seatrade Group (‘Seatrade’) and Jamaica Producers Group Limited (‘JP’) are pleased to announce the joint venture acquisition of Geest Line Limited. Geest Line has been the operator of one of the leading shipping lines in Europe serving the Caribbean and Latin America markets for over 65 years. Geest Line sees this acquisition as a positive development […]

  • Customer Advisory: Hazardous Cargo Surcharge

    What is the surcharge and why is it applicable?

    Safety is Geest Line’s number one priority when it comes to shipping your cargo. It is essential that all the team involved in the shipping of your cargo are safe at all times.

    The surcharge is applied when transporting goods by sea that have been classified by the UN as Hazardous. This is in accordance with the IMDG code (International Marine Dangerous Goods code).

  • Customer Advisory: Improved Quotes & Invoicing

    At Geest Line we listen to our customers, we also like things that are simple. Feedback from you, our customers, has been that our quotes and invoicing are a bit complicated.  So we have made changes to make it simpler for you, easy to understand and ultimately easier to ship with Geest Line. What changes […]

  • Covid-19 – Geest Line Customer Advisory

    We remain open for business and are here to support your shipments between Europe, the UK and the East Caribbean. With Geest Line’s market in the Eastern Caribbean, we are a vital link between Europe and the UK and we will endeavour to operate our ships on this trade route accordance with our published schedule. […]

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    Coronavirus (Covid-19) Announcement

    Geest Line remains an important link between Northern Europe, the UK and the Caribbean in terms of the supply of foodstuffs and essential items.  Accordingly, we consider it vitally important that we do all we can to ensure the continuity of our trade during these difficult times. In order to enhance our business continuity processes, considering the […]

  • IMO 2020 Surcharge

    Geest Line will implement an Interim IMO2020 surcharge as of voyage GL19049 applicable for all trades. If you do have any questions or queries please contact your Geest Head Office or your local agent. Please see full statement here.

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    Notice to all Shippers, Importers and Agents -Low Sulphur Fuel

    Low Sulphur IMO 2020 Emission Regulation As you may be aware new fuel regulations for Global Shipping stipulate that fuel utilised should have no more than 0.5% sulphur content reducing from the current 3.5%. The date for this new regulation will be 01/01/2020. The current regulation of 0.1% low sulphur will remain in the emission […]