Brazil

Brazil

30 Oct 2014
Russia, struggling after it enforced food embargoes on European Union countries, is ramping up its chicken imports from Brazil, registering a massive 291 percent year-over-year increase in imports of the white meat in September.
30 Jan 2014
TNT Express today announced it will retain its domestic delivery operation in Brazil following the termination of talks with potential bidders for the business.
U.S. containerized imports through December 2013. Source: PIERS
13 Jan 2014
U.S. containerized import volume inched up 0.3 percent year-over-year in December, according to advance figures from PIERS...
Cocktails
10 Jan 2014
The global beverage trade will be a key contributor to shipping demand growth over the next five years, according to a new report.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.
U.S. containerized imports through November 2013. Source: PIERS, the Data Division of JOC Group Inc.
19 Dec 2013
U.S. containerized import volume fell 9.2 percent month-to-month in November, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. Imports totaled 1.45 million 20-foot-equivalent units in November. Volume remained flat year-over-year, following seven consecutive months of increases.
Envelope of money being handed over
09 Dec 2013
The takeover of the Lazaro Cardenas port in November by the Mexican army underscores an enduring reality in Latin America: its ports a breeding ground for corruption, according to the global risk consultancy Control Risks.
Vessels on Mississippi
27 Nov 2013
Midwest grain and soybean exporters who ship by barge down the inland waterways system will gain an advantage over global competitors at the end of 2015. That’s when the Panama Canal’s big new locks open to commercial traffic, allowing larger ships to carry more product from the U.S. Gulf to fast-growing markets in Asia at lower cost.
15 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
CEVA Logistics warehouse
12 Nov 2013
CEVA Logistics has continued its strategic development of operations in Asia with the introduction of its new aerospace storage area in Singapore.
Cargo containers at the Port of Piraeus
06 Nov 2013
Major merger and acquisition activity in the global transportation and logistics industry was nothing spectacular in the third quarter, but a potential wave of privatization of ports, airports and roadways could energize the market in the coming year.