The number of container ships passing through the Panama Canal continued to slide in May 2013, down 9 percent year-over-year. The pace of the decline has accelerated over the past two months.
11 Jun 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. is providing a new weekly direct container service between Houston and Brazil.
05 Jun 2013
The Panama Canal Authority has launched a trial period for its just-in-time service, which will allow vessels to arrive at the Panama Canal closer to their scheduled transit time.
20 May 2013
Rebecca Blank, U.S. acting commerce secretary, has wrapped up her week-long Latin America trade mission in Panama, which highlighted the importance of the U.S.-Panama bilateral trade relationship.
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.
03 May 2013
Container shipping lines are shifting more of their all-water services from Asia to the U.S. East Coast to the Suez Canal route, instead of sailing through the Panama Canal.
23 Apr 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will hike rates for all cargoes on its trade from Mexico to Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic and Venezuela, starting May 22.
15 Apr 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will boost rates for all cargoes and container types on several of its trade routes, starting May 15...
11 Apr 2013
Boskalis Westminster, the Dutch dredging and marine services group, and Chile’s Sudamericana Agencias Aereas y Maritimas
11 Apr 2013
The Panama Canal Authority is planning to implement a new system of tolls for the post-Panamax ships that will be able to transit the canal when it completes the enlargement project in 2015.
10 Apr 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The debate over U.S. infrastructure funding surfaced at a Senate hearing on the expansion of the Panama Canal today, with speakers noting the broad impact the bigger canal would have on U.S. ports, shipping lines, railroads and truckers.