Brazil

29 Nov 2016
The deeply troubled container terminal Libra Terminais in the port of Santos is to lay off hundreds of workers.
01 Jul 2016
A new market friendly government in Brazil is keen to get U.S. investment for infrastructure.
21 Jun 2016
Container lines are playing down skyrocketing spot rates between the east coast of South America and Asia.
17 Jun 2016
More draft restriction due to a lack of dredging is preventing three marine terminals at the Brazilian port of Santos from handling fully loaded 9,000-TEU ships.
13 Jun 2016
The Multi-Rio container terminal in the port of Rio de Janeiro will charge shippers for container weighing services and verified gross mass transmission.
09 Jun 2016
Ports, shippers and politicians from the Brazilian state of São Paulo are lobbying the government to appoint a technocrat to the country’s national port administration.
Port of Rio de Janeiro
08 Jun 2016
Container terminals in Brazil are hashing out pricing policies for enabling shipper compliance with an international container weight rule that enters force July 1.
Brazilian beef exporters recalibrate expectations
02 Jun 2016
The steep devaluation of the Brazilian currency because of the country's economic weakness has boosted exports.
Isle ship-to-shore gantry cranes at port of Santos, Brazil
27 May 2016
The stagnant Brazilian economy and the massive injection of container capacity hurts major terminal operator.
Santos SEP Brazil ports
17 May 2016
The Brazilian port sector’s worst nightmare has become a reality with the government’s announcement that the Special Ports Ministry, or SEP, would be subsumed by the Transport Ministry as part of a cost-saving initiative.
13 May 2016
The urgently needed dredging of the entrance channel to the port of Santos in Brazil is slowly edging toward reality after a multitude of delays.