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.
20 May 2013
Aliança has unveiled its new container ship, Sebastião Caboto, at the Terminal Maritimo de Passageiros in Brazil’s Port of Santos.
15 May 2013
Wilson Sons reported net income in the first quarter of 2013 totaled $19.5 million, jumping 169.7 percent from $7.2 million in the first quarter of 2012.
08 May 2013
Roberto Carvalho de Azevêdo of Brazil has been recommended for the role of director-general of the World Trade Organization.
24 Apr 2013
Norbert Dentressangle’s freight forwarding division has opened a second office in Rio de Janeiro, about two years after its launch in Latin America.
18 Apr 2013
U.S. containerized imports from South America inched down 0.3 percent year-over-year in January to 68,580 20-foot-equivalent containers, according to preliminary data from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
15 Apr 2013
Starting May 11, Evergreen Line will team up with Cosco and Zim Integrated Shipping Services to upgrade the fleet operating its Far East to South America service, ESA, linking China Singapore and South America’s east coast.
11 Apr 2013
Boskalis Westminster, the Dutch dredging and marine services group, and Chile’s Sudamericana Agencias Aereas y Maritimas
08 Apr 2013
Despite Brazil’s predicted record corn and soybean crop this spring, labor regulations and rain delays have slowed both the harvest and movement to port, as well as loading, according to the U.S. Grains Council.
05 Apr 2013
The Port of Antwerp in Belgium has signed a collaboration agreement with the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo to strengthen trade relations with the country.
03 Apr 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. will launch an Ipanema service between Asia and South America’s east coast, as a result of the termination of a slot charter agreement with CSAV.