South America

09 Dec 2016
More unrest is on the way to the quays of Brazilian ports as the union representing customs officers accelerates ongoing labor actions that have plagued shippers since summer.
07 Dec 2016
Maersk Line’s acquisition of Hamburg Sud will likely force it to sell its Brazilian flag operation Mercosul Line, which could open the door to CMA CGM or Mediterranean Shipping Co. to enter the closed Brazilian coastal shipping market.
06 Dec 2016
In order to draw in more international and national investors, the Brazilian government is poised to extend its minimum period for port concessions.
02 Dec 2016
Maersk Line thinks Brazil’s shipping industry is in store for some Christmas cheer.
30 Nov 2016
Next-day shipping isn't just for online retailers. The parts division of $19 billion heavy truck maker PACCAR designed its latest distribution center to speed delivery of aftermarket components to customers.
29 Nov 2016
The deeply troubled container terminal Libra Terminais in the port of Santos is to lay off hundreds of workers.
23 Nov 2016
Container traffic at Rio de Janeiro’s two container terminals is down nearly 20 percent from last year.
22 Nov 2016
The connection between private and public funding will be critical to raising the estimated $2 trillion to $3 trillion, which he said has the potential to become the world’s largest platform for global trade development, said DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.
18 Nov 2016
Dozens of new port concessions and contract extensions should direct 40 billion reais ($11.82 billion) in investments toward Brazil’s ports over the next 25 years.
16 Nov 2016
As shippers using the Brazilian port of Santos cope with delays from strikes by customs officers, they can take relief in the pleasant surprise that sorely needed maintenance dredging has unexpectedly resumed after several weeks of delays.
11 Nov 2016
Customs officers in the Brazilian port of Santos have struck for two days straight, testing the mettle of the new President Michel Temer.