South America

23 Sep 2016
Eight dockworkers boarded a container ship berthed at Santos as part of ongoing industrial action in the harbor.
Shipping on the spot market from Asia to ports on the east coast of South America, such as Santos, Brazil, pictured, has become more expensive as liner capacity discipline has led to sustainable freight rate gains.
11 Jul 2016
Spot freight rates on the Asia-east coast South America trade are “going through the roof.”
05 Jul 2016
The introduction of cross docking at Tecon Santos will create savings for shippers using the terminal.
04 Jul 2016
With next month’s summer Olympics a disaster long before the torch is lit, and with political and economic upheaval swirling, South America’s biggest economy is in the midst of one of its deepest recessions.
01 Jul 2016
Shippers using South America's busiest containe port dodged two bullets.
01 Jul 2016
A new market friendly government in Brazil is keen to get U.S. investment for infrastructure.
22 Jun 2016
Mega-ships are finding their way into the Asia-Africa and Asia-South America trades.
21 Jun 2016
Container lines are playing down skyrocketing spot rates between the east coast of South America and Asia.
17 Jun 2016
More draft restriction due to a lack of dredging is preventing three marine terminals at the Brazilian port of Santos from handling fully loaded 9,000-TEU ships.
13 Jun 2016
The Multi-Rio container terminal in the port of Rio de Janeiro will charge shippers for container weighing services and verified gross mass transmission.
09 Jun 2016
Ports, shippers and politicians from the Brazilian state of São Paulo are lobbying the government to appoint a technocrat to the country’s national port administration.