Central America

Central America

Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Aug. 22
22 Aug 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in the coming months, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
30 Sep 2013
Trade barriers between the European Union, Costa Rica and El Salvador will be lifted on Oct. 1...
20 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October.
Panama Canal locks under construction. Photo courtesy Panama Canal Authority (ACP).
11 Sep 2013
The Panama Canal in 2015 will regain much of the U.S. East Coast container cargo that is being diverted now to the Suez Canal route, according to Rodolfo Sabonge, the canal’s executive vice president of market analysis and research.
The Panama Canal Authority met with the Japanese Shipowners Association and several car manufacturers in Japan to discuss the future toll structure of the canal.
10 Sep 2013
The Panama Canal Authority has met with the Japanese Shipowners Association and several car manufacturers in Japan to discuss the future toll structure of the canal...
06 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October...
06 Sep 2013
UPS has plans to purchase two Costa Rica-based companies: Union Pak de Costa Rica, a small package delivery firm, and SEISA Brokerage, a brokerage business.