South America

South America

Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for July 18
18 Jul 2014
Multiple carriers have announced general rate increases on several trade routes to take effect in August.
02 May 2014
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a joint venture with a Brazilian consortium to develop a new deep-sea multi-purpose port in South America’s largest nation.
29 Apr 2014
Stronger global trade growth and new capacity in the United Kingdom and Brazil boosted DP World’s traffic by 11.6 percent in the first quarter.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 25
25 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have scheduled general rate increases in various trade lanes in May, June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
22 Apr 2014
The planned merger of Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd and Compañia Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) moved closer after shareholders controlling just 2.7 percent of the Chilean company’s stock voted against the deal that will create the world’s fourth-largest ocean container carrier.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 18
18 Apr 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
17 Apr 2014
A rise in European exports helped lift Kuehne + Nagel’s ocean freight traffic by a market-beating 6.9 percent in the first quarter.
Michael Behrendt, chairman of the executive board of Hapag-Lloyd (left), and Oscar Hasbún, CEO of CSAV, today at Hapag-Lloyd headquarters in Hamburg after the signing.
16 Apr 2014
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV signed a binding contract to complete a merger to create the world’s fourth-largest container line.
U.S. containerized imports, March 2013 to March 2014
14 Apr 2014
U.S. containerized import volume jumped 15.1 percent year-over-year in March 2014, the largest increase in 13 months, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 11
11 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 4
04 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May...