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TOTE Maritime San Juan terminal productivity now at 80%

Written by Nick Blenkey
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Isla Bella arrived October 2 with more than 1,040 FEU of cargo

OCTOBER 5, 2017 — TOTE Maritime reports that it continues to work closely with a variety of partners and the Puerto Rican government to expedite cargo and restore critical infrastructure to communities throughout Puerto Rico.

TOTE Maritime says that productivity at its terminal is now at 80 percent and continues to improve every day thanks to the hard work of Puerto Ricans who are committed to distributing goods communities, stores and shelters around the island.

TOTE Maritime is providing logistical support for the government for all cargo and containers they are distributing as well as providing transportation for communications and power companies bringing supplies to the island.

TOTE Maritime continues to coordinate with the Red Cross and other relief organizations to ensure the timely and consistent arrival of goods to the island. The Isla Bella arrived on Sunday October 1 with more than 1,040 FEUS of cargo. In the last two days more than 550 containers have left TOTE Maritime’s facility in San Juan for distribution in communities and delivery to stores. In addition, the Perla del Caribe is scheduled to arrive on Friday with 1,060 FEUs of cargo.

These shipments include bucket trucks, electrical poles, food, water, ice and fuel amongst other critical items for the island.

Other TOTE Maritime efforts include:

Transportation of relief and recovery goods for more than 20 organizations including businesses, FEMA and various non-governmental organizations

Facilitate the immediate need of a large generator to one of Puerto Rico’s major food distributors to support relief throughout the island

Engagement of key power contractors to support increased generator capacity on island Terminal operations seven days a week to allow for distribution of goods throughout the week Donations of water and ice to the government for key communities



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