September 14 - Seaboard Marine has started a service to and from Belize via Miami, Houston and New Orleans, as well as Cristobal, Panama, and Puerto Limon, Costa Rica.

The company says that the service will offer northbound departures direct from Belize to Miami every Tuesday.

Jose ConcepcionSeaboard Marine vice president - Central America Services, said: "Our Belize customers will be able to utilise the Seaboard network throughout the Caribbean Basin. With northbound departures direct from Belize to Miami every Tuesday, we will be able to provide seamless service to a variety of destinations in the Caribbean and South America. Further, we will have a direct service to Belize, with fast transit times, from both Panama and Costa Rica."

Seaboard Marine, which also has the capabilities to handle oversized construction and agriculture machinery, power plants and heavy equipment of all kinds, will be represented in Belize City by Btalco Logistics Ltd.