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The NSA Advantage

NSA was created in 2007 and consists of a team with broad industry experience in container operations and short sea shipping. As a member of the Maritime Administration’s American Marine Highway coalition, National Shipping of America remains a strong advocate of the American Merchant Marine and the development of domestic trades.


– Lean & nimble organization enabling for quick decisions with a personalized touch
– Fixed day sailings and arrivals in Houston and San Juan
– Industry leading 95% on time performance
– Shortest inland mileage for cargoes originating and destined for areas west of the Mississippi


– Well financed privately owned company established in 2007 by stable, long established investors in the global container industry
– Management team steeped in experience in the trade and globally
– 7 years of service in the Houston/Puerto Rico trade
– C-TPAT certified
– Giving back – NSA is recognized for it’s relief efforts in Puerto Rico, most recently after Hurricane Maria and the three Earthquakes affecting the Island


– Only Puerto Rico carrier with direct call at the port of Houston
– Full selection of containers both dry and reefer
– Expert Handling Out of Gauge and Project cargo – up to 150 tons lift
– Certified Minority small business by USPAACC

Rate Request Form

At National Shipping Agencies, we pride ourselves in providing fast and accurate rate quotes to our customers. We typically can get you a response withing 5 hours or less. Fill out our online rate request form and we will be in touch with you shortly.

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Track Your Shipments

NSA provides real-time shipment tracking to our customers. You can eliminate time on the phone by simply entering your booking or container number to see exactly where your shipment is and when it is scheduled to arrive at its destination.

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