South America

23 Jan 2017
Private marine terminal operators in Brazil will benefit from two changes likely to become law.
18 Jan 2017
The dispute – over pay, pensions, and working conditions – began in July 2016.
16 Jan 2017
Brazilian beef producer Minerva Foods is expanding internationally on the back of a US regulatory ruling.
09 Jan 2017
Drug smugglers are using new techniques to hide contraband among legal cargo at the port of Santos.
06 Jan 2017
Shippers using the port of Santos are grappling with delays after an explosion on Thursday afternoon.
16 Dec 2016
Brazilian shippers stung by ongoing slowdowns by customs officers can take solace in the fact that when those officers decide to resume their duties as normal, shipments between Uruguay and Brazil will have less customs restrictions placed on them.
14 Dec 2016
Debt restructuring at a Santos container terminal that now relies on breakbulk cargo paves the way to a concession extension.
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.