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.
24 Aug 2016
China's Zhuhai port is banking on increased trade with Pakistan and South America to help it more than double container traffic.
23 Aug 2016
Brazil’s interim president Michel Temer is pushing ahead with initiatives to boost trade following the likely impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.
19 Aug 2016
Strikes and slowdowns by Brazilian customs officers are causing chaos and losses for shippers and shipping lines.
Sepetiba Tecon, pictured, is up for sale, and a delegation of Chinese visitors might be interested in the terminal.
17 Aug 2016
The Chinese Olympic team wasn’t the only group of visitors from the manufacturing powerhouse in Brazil this month.
11 Aug 2016
Porto Itapoa is on pace to be the fastest-growing port in Brazil for the second year in a row.
Puerto Bolivar, pictured, would get $320 million in investment in the first phase of its transformation into the largest container terminal in Latin America. Credit: Jose Rodolfo.
09 Aug 2016
A Turkish port operator is determined to transform an Ecuadorian port into the largest container terminal in Latin America.
05 Aug 2016
The pool of potential buyers of Sepetiba Tecon outside Rio de Janeiro has shrunk from five to three.
01 Aug 2016
Record fog is delaying shipments at South America’s busiest port of Santos, Brazil, adding to other woes shippers are coping with, including from customs slowdowns and a recurring labor dispute.
26 Jul 2016
Dockworker arrests are only the latest intrigue at South America's busiest container port.
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.