A new design for a refrigerated ship built for banana shipments and roll-on, roll-off cargo promises more capacity, faster loading and unloading, and better fuel efficiency than its counterparts, its designer says.
04 Feb 2015
After three years and near-derailment, APM Terminals has announced its long-delayed seaport on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast will begin operations in 2018.
19 Dec 2014
APM Terminals will start construction of a new container terminal in Costa Rica next eyar after scaling the final hurdle facing the long-delayed $1 billion project.
28 Oct 2014
The International Transport Workers' Federation condemned actions taken against striking Costa Rican dockworkers today, including the use of non-union substitute labor, saying it will join the fight against APM Terminals after a strike at the Limon and Moin terminals turned violent.
22 Oct 2014
Dockworkers in Costa Rica walked off the job today, continuing a long battle over a proposed container terminal operated by APM Terminals with a strike.
13 Oct 2014
APM Terminals' new Costa Rican container terminal cleared a major hurdle after the country's Supreme Court ratified a concession agreement between the terminal operator and the Costa Rican government.
04 Jul 2014
A decade after its signing, and five years after full implementation, the Central America Free Trade Agreement may not have transformed Central America into the powerhouse of textile and apparel trade forecast by some optimists, but it has facilitated significant growth in that sector of the region’s economy, along with diversification into other sectors.
13 Jun 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes to take effect in July...
13 May 2014
U.S. containerized import volume climbed 7.8 percent year-over-year in April 2014.
02 May 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in May and June, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
14 Apr 2014
U.S. containerized import volume jumped 15.1 percent year-over-year in March 2014, the largest increase in 13 months, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc.