The takeover of the Lazaro Cardenas port in November by the Mexican army underscores an enduring reality in Latin America: its ports a breeding ground for corruption, according to the global risk consultancy Control Risks.
16 Aug 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in August, September and October.
14 Aug 2013
Maersk Line has revised its South Atlantic Express service.
30 Jul 2013
Trade barriers between the European Union and Colombia will be lifted on Aug. 1, 2013, in conjunction with the kickoff of a trade deal that will open up markets for EU and Colombian exporters.
29 Jul 2013
U.S. containerized exports rose 1.5 percent year-over-year in May, totaling 1,044,837 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
27 Jun 2013
Starting week 32, Hapag-Lloyd will introduce a new call at Paita, Peru, on its Mexico-Peru Service.
25 Jun 2013
World coffee production for 2013/2014 season was forecasted at 146 million bags, down 4.4 million bags from the previous year...
21 Jun 2013
Containerized banana imports into the U.S. climbed for an eighth straight quarter in the first quarter of 2013. Increases in the past four quarters have been by double digits.
16 May 2013
U.S. manufacturing and agricultural exports to Colombia are on the rise, as the trade agreement between the two nations reaches its one-year mark, according to Acting U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis.
14 May 2013
Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores will modify the northbound rotation of its U.S. Gulf service by introducing a direct call at Cartagena, Colombia, in replacement of Caucedo, Dominican Republic.
13 May 2013
Cosco Container Lines will raise rates for all shipments from the Far East and Indian subcontinent to Panama and the Caribbean, including Venezuela, Columbia and Costa Rica, effective June 1.