South America

Terminal de Conteineres de Paranagua, pictured, in 2015 became the second-busiest box port in Brazil.
22 Jul 2016
The owners of the second-biggest container port in Brazil are preparing to sell the facility.
23 Mar 2016
Embraport, one of Brazil’s newest container terminals in the Port of Santos, is looking to bring in a new partner to spread the risk of running the operation against a background of falling box volumes in Brazil, sharp falls in profitable imports, and overcapacity at Santos.
22 Mar 2016
Some 4,000 dockworkers in Santos, Brazil, South America’s top port, carried out a wildcat and possibly illegal strike and picket Monday, slowing movement at four port terminals, including the two leading container facilities in the port.
21 Mar 2016
As e-commerce demands push delivery limits, UPS is expanding its US and global early delivery guarantees for package shippers and customers.
19 Mar 2016
Its economy, its currency and many of its commodity products may be tanking, but the decline has yet to ruffle the feathers of one of Brazil’s largest exports: chicken.
18 Mar 2016
Political corruption that has riveted Brazilians like a telenova and driven millions into the streets is slowing down the country’s bureaucracy and imperiling critical infrastructure projects.
16 Mar 2016
Logistics property developer Goodman has secured 100 percent of its Brazil operating platform, giving the Australia-based company complete control over the 190 million square feet it has under management.
16 Mar 2016
Exports of Brazilian beef jumped by more than a quarter in February year-over-year, which bodes well for the country’s exporters who have already been forecasting a bumper year ahead because of the weak national currency and the lifting of export bans.
08 Mar 2016
China has just given clearance to 17 more Brazilian slaughterhouses to export pork, beef and chicken to the Asian country, which would increase meat exports to China by roughly a third as overall trade between China and Brazil is stuck in reverse gear.
07 Mar 2016
Shippers in the Brazilian market should prepare for unrest as labor unions in the Port of Santos, South America’s largest port for containers, protest employment changes throughout the harbor.
27 Feb 2016
Brazil’s Minister for Ports, Helder Barbalho, outlined his plans to bring billions of dollars of new investment into the port sector at a seminar in Sao Paulo this week.