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.
AAPA’s Latin American/Caribbean Management Conference to Explore Port Alliances, Development, Productivity
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.
06 Oct 2016
Shippers of meats, furniture, tobacco, would chips, shoes, and resins and petrochemicals will be the biggest beneficiaries from the service.
29 Sep 2016
The Mercosur trade bloc of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela are all set to increase their food exports to Russia this year.