Great White Fleet Ltd.

Great White Fleet, Ltd. (GWF), the shipping arm of Chiquita Brands, operates a weekly container liner service between the Port of Wilmington, Delaware and ports in Central America. Chiquita Fresh North America, a Port tenant, is one of the world's largest banana companies.

GWF vessels discharge bananas and tropical fruit in Wilmington, Delaware every Monday and depart on Wednesday.


GWF operates the M/V Helene and M/V Crystal Bay for this service. With capacity of up to 625 refrigerated FEUs and 1200 dry FEUs on each vessel, they can accommodate reefer and dry cargoes on both northbound and southbound voyages. Ports of call in Central America include: Puerto Barrios, Guatemala,  Puerto Cortes, Honduras, Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, and Puerto Almirante, Panama.


In addition, Great White Fleet will accept southbound cargo for El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Check Great White Fleet  Schedule


For more information, cargo booking

call: 1-888-724-5493

or visit Great White Fleet's web site: