Caribbean

Caribbean

27 Aug 2015
Operations at ports on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico were shut down Thursday as the eastern Caribbean awaited the arrival of tropical storm Erika.
02 Aug 2015
“It is a historic day – a day for removing barriers,” proclaimed U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on July 20, as Cuba and America reopened their embassies and ended a 54-year diplomatic stalemate.
19 Jun 2015
Crowley Maritime will add a roundtrip monthly sailing between the Philadelphia area and San Juan, Puerto Rico, to meet demand in a tight southbound market.
18 May 2015
The degree to which the Panama Canal expansion will alter the global cold chain is yet to be determined, but stakeholders are already seeing signs of a rise in business.
15 May 2015
Evergreen Line and King Ocean Services will begin calling Haiti’s new Port Lafito in the coming months, according to port developers GB Group.
Cuba charted
11 May 2015
CMA CGM Group on Monday said it will work with a Cuban partner to run a logistics complex serving the Port of Mariel, giving a boost to the island’s effort to make itself a transshipment hub.
25 Apr 2015
The privatization of Kingston Container Terminal should help revive transshipment, but the new operator will face competitive challenges
08 Apr 2015
CMA CGM has signed a 30-year operating concession for the Kingston Container Terminal, which it plans to use as a strategic Caribbean transshipment hub for an enlarged Panama Canal.
01 Apr 2015
2M Alliance partners Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. have added a fourth westbound trans-Atlantic service as part of a global revamping of their east-west routes.
25 Mar 2015
Phil Peters, president of Cuba Research Center, a nonprofit organization in Alexandria, Virginia, says the U.S. and Cuba have been making progress in normalizing their diplomatic and trade ties, and overcoming political opposition within the United States to the Obama administration’s clear desire to end the U.S. trade embargo of Cuba.
17 Mar 2015
Three carrier alliances are launching Asia-U.S. East Coast services that will increase capacity on the route by 6 percent, according to industry analyst Alphaliner.