Caribbean

04 Jul 2016
When the U.S. ban on trade with Cuba is lifted, plans are in place to transform Cuba’s Mariel container terminal into a major transshipment hub that would serve Gulf of Mexico ports.
06 Oct 2015
Searchers are combing the Atlantic today in the fast-dwindling hope of finding survivors among the 33-member crew of the TOTE Maritime cargo ship El Faro, which sank five days ago during a Category 4 hurricane off the Bahamas.
28 Sep 2015
The DP World Caucedo transshipment hub in the Dominican Republic is moving forward with upgrades to accommodate the larger vessels that will be able to traverse the expanded Panama Canal next year and provide shippers with more warehouse capacity.
28 Aug 2015
South Florida ports are readying themselves for gale force winds and a downpour of rain as Tropical Storm Erika prepares to make landfall in the Sunshine State this Monday.
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