Caribbean

08 Dec 2016
Is Trump truly anti-free trade, and if so, will he also train his eye on the Central America Free Trade Agreement, the decade-old trade pact that was modeled after NAFTA?
The projected path and strength of Hurricane Matthew through the weekend.
05 Oct 2016
Hurricane Matthew has disrupted vessel traffic and closed ports at Caribbean hubs and in Florida as the killer storm moves north.
04 Oct 2016
Southeast US ports are preparing for Hurricane Matthew.
05 Sep 2016
To obtain an insider’s perspective on current conditions and future prospects, special correspondent Greg Miller interviewed Charles Baker, the general director of the PSA International-operated container terminal in Mariel, Cuba.
29 Aug 2016
It took years longer than expected, but CMA CGM is on its way to transforming the container transshipment terminal in Kingston, Jamaica, into a regional powerhouse.
Container lines focused on calling at Caribbean ports such as St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, pictured, have found themselves facing stronger competition from global majors.
26 Aug 2016
Caribbean container ship operators have tried to rationalize vessel capacity, but their efforts have failed to curb the decline in rates.
26 Aug 2016
The weather system currently extends from eastern Cuba north to the central Bahamas.
It could be some time before Cuban container cranes, such as these pictured in Havana, start lifting more volumes bound for international markets.
24 Aug 2016
Commercial shipping's opportunities to do business with Cuba are unlikely to significantly improve until at least February 2018.
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.
29 May 2016
The relaxation of U.S. rules regarding trade with Cuba has yet to translate into higher shipping volumes.
Mariel Cuba port trade embargo transshipment
18 May 2016
Cuba’s Mariel container terminal has already planned its transformation into a major transshipment hub after the U.S. trade embargo ends, according to TC Mariel General Director Charles Baker.