Chile

Chile

10 Jul 2014
Port workers in Chile have been on strike since July 8, according to maritime service provider Inchcape Shipping Services.
14 Feb 2014
Chilean carrier CSAV said it plans to add up to $600 million in capital to complete the financing of ships under construction and to help finance a proposed merger with German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd.
Chuquicamata, the world’s biggest open pit copper mine in northern Chile.
17 Jan 2014
More than a dozen ongoing port strikes across Chile are threatening copper, fruit and other exports from the South American country, according to multiple news agencies.
Headquarters of Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV
05 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV are in talks over a possible merger that would create the world’s fourth largest ocean carrier.
26 Nov 2013
Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores reported a net loss of $46.7 million in the third quarter of 2013, compared with a net income of $55.8 million in the same period in 2012.
15 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
U.S. containerized exports through August 2013. Source: PIERS
13 Nov 2013
U.S. containerized exports jumped 8.2 percent year-over-year in August, to 1,073,240 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. This was the highest number of exports within a month since March 2012.
U.S. containerized imports through August 2013. Source: PIERS
07 Nov 2013
U.S. containerized imports climbed 5.2 percent year-over-year in August, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.62 million 20-foot-equivalent units in August. This was the largest year-over-year jump since February 2013.
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...
02 Oct 2013
Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores has agreed with a consortium of banks to take on $347 million in loans to help pay for the purchase of seven new ships, Reuters reports.
27 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in October and November.