South America

South America

27 Jul 2015
Brasil Terminal Portuário handled its one-millionth container Friday from the MSC Agrigento, the thousandth vessel to call at the Santos terminal since it opened 20 months ago.
10 Jun 2015
APM Terminals estimates it will take 7 to 10 days for operations to return to normal after striking stevedores returned to work Friday at the company’s general cargo terminal in Callao, Peru.
08 Jun 2015
Brazilian shoe manufacturers are this month eyeing up export opportunities to Italy, with the national footwear association mounting an expedition to Lake Garda in an effort to find Italian markets.
03 Jun 2015
APM Terminals said that weeding out drug traffickers from its dockworker ranks at the Port of Callao is a priority as well as a main point of contention in an ongoing strike at the port.
31 May 2015
The tender process for nine new port concessions at Santos, the largest container gateway in South America, is so complicated that it may take a year to resolve the differences between various factions. That will likely allow tenders for other “simpler” ports may move ahead of it in the queue, said Robert Grantham, a director for the ShipConsult consultancy based in Navegantes.
29 May 2015
APM Terminals has fired 130 dockworkers at its general cargo terminal in Callao, Peru, where a strike has been ongoing since May 13.
Port of Callao, APM Terminals
27 May 2015
Replacement labor used by APM Terminals to fill in for striking dockworkers at Peru's Port of Callao has started to affect container operations, according to the labor union's spokesman.
24 May 2015
Chicken exporters are among those shippers that have suffered major delays and rollovers of cargo at the south Brazilian port of Itajai after waves as high as 3.5 meter (11.4 feet) closed the gateway for four days earlier this week.
22 May 2015
High-tech companies around the world expect exports to grow over the next two years, but air cargo freight and passenger jets are set to gain not container lines.
22 May 2015
Mexican exports this year are set rise 5 percent on increased demand for automobile shipments and other manufactured goods built in Latin America’s second-largest economy.
22 May 2015
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week visited Brazil and other South American countries and offered to spend billions of dollars on major infrastructure projects, including in the ports and railroad sectors.