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.
09 Nov 2016
The ports of Salvador and Suape are battling it out for Brazilian fruit exports.
05 Nov 2016
Freight rates are on the rise on the Asia to east coast of South America trade lane following a drastic reduction in capacity.
02 Nov 2016
The steady brew of labor unrest at the port of Santos is hitting Brazilian coffee exports.
28 Oct 2016
The Brazilian port of Santos faces a new wave of strikes as backroom financial auditors for the customs agency join officers in the field that are already carrying out a nationwide strike impacting ports, airports, and border crossings.
26 Oct 2016
The sagging hopes for dredging the port of Santos to 17 meters have been given a lift by a new wave simulator at the University of Sao Paulo.
21 Oct 2016
The Brazilian Ministry for Transport, Ports, and Civil Aviation has decided to privatize dredging operations at the country’s top three ports of Santos, Paranagua, and Rio de Janeiro.
19 Oct 2016
The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.
14 Oct 2016
The most powerful port, shipping, and transportation industry groups in Brazil are banding together to pressure the government to reform the country’s port law.
12 Oct 2016
The $48.1 million bridge links Sao Paulo state with Tres Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, enabling truckers to bypass several congested highways and a hydroelectric dam.
11 Oct 2016
Construction is scheduled to start by the end of 2017 on Porto Central.