Central America

20 Oct 2016
The Panama Canal Authority said increased rainfall has permitted an increase in maximum allowable drafts at the canal’s new locks.
13 Oct 2016
Container ship transits through the Panama Canal are running well below capacity following its $5.25 billion widening.
11 Oct 2016
Four port operators have until Feb. 3, 2017, to submit economic proposals to design, build, and operate a container transshipment terminals near Corozal, at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal.
26 Sep 2016
SeaLand announced Monday it has added the Port of Hueneme, California, to its weekly west coast Central America service.
07 Sep 2016
Since 1826, when US Secretary of State Henry Clay floated the idea before Congress and Congress turned it down, an interoceanic canal through Nicaragua has been characterized as a fool’s errand.
08 Aug 2016
Canal officials said they're "very pleased" with operations so far.
03 Aug 2016
APM Terminals will pay millions to keep its concession at the Terminal de Contenedores Quetzal in Guatemala after the global terminal operator was swept up in a bribery scandal that predated its takeover of the container terminal.
15 Jul 2016
APM Terminals is caught up in a Guatemalan bribery scandal.
U.S. exports of polyethylene to Latin America are expected to jump.
08 Jun 2016
Latin America’s demand for polyethylene, the key raw material for plastics production, is forecast to rise sharply.
07 Jun 2016
The Panama Canal Authority will determine whether its third set of locks where leaks were found are functional.
20 May 2016
The Panama Maritime Authority has reached an agreement with a Chinese consortium on Panama's first post-Panamax capable container terminal.