Central America

Central America

Source: Panama Canal Authority
21 Jul 2014
The first gates of the Panama Canal expansion program have been moved to the new locks complex on the Atlantic side, marking another milestone in the $5.25 billion project.
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.
26 Aug 2013
Samuel Israel has been appointed regional CEO for Damco’s Latin America region.
21 Aug 2013
Zim Integrated Shipping Services has launched a new Florida Central America service connecting Miami; Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala; and Puerto Cortes, Honduras.
The first four gates of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks have arrived from the Port of Trieste in Italy.
21 Aug 2013
The first four gates for the Panama Canal’s third set of locks have arrived at the waterway’s Atlantic side from Italy’s Port of Trieste onboard the vessel STX Sun Rise.
14 Aug 2013
United Nations inspectors have arrived at Panama’s Manzanillo port to examine the North Korean ship carrying hidden military equipment that was intercepted by Panamanian authorities...
14 Aug 2013
Maersk Line has revised its South Atlantic Express service.
14 Aug 2013
The global economy weakened slightly in the second quarter of 2013, mainly driven by declining optimism in Asia and Latin America, although North America showed signs of continuing recovery...