Central America

Central America

Wrap-up
13 Sep 2014
A new carrier alliance entered the fray this week after weeks of feverish speculation.
25 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
Thumbnail of Securing Cargo infographic
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...
20 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
HSBC said top growth sectors for U.S. exports will include industrial machinery and transport equipment.
16 Oct 2013
U.S. business leaders expect export volumes to rise in the second half of 2013, as global economic conditions improve and demand for infrastructure goods rises...
14 Oct 2013
APM Terminals has signed a $460 million contract with a Dutch consortium to build the first phase of a deep water container terminal in Costa Rica.
11 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November.
U.S. containerized exports through July 2013. Source: PIERS
07 Oct 2013
U.S. containerized exports inched up roughly 1 percent year-over-year in July, to 966,148 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. July’s slight increase was a rebound from a 4.5 percent drop in June, when exports hit their lowest level since July 2011.
U.S. containerized imports through July 2013. Source: PIERS
02 Oct 2013
U.S. containerized imports grew 2.5 percent year-over-year in July, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.62 million 20-foot-equivalent units in July, the highest volume since 1.65 million in August 2007.
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.