The takeover of the Lazaro Cardenas port in November by the Mexican army underscores an enduring reality in Latin America: its ports a breeding ground for corruption, according to the global risk consultancy Control Risks.
AAPA’s Latin American/Caribbean Management Conference to Explore Port Alliances, Development, Productivity
18 Sep 2013
International Container Terminal Services and PSA International have signed an agreement to jointly develop, construct and operate a container port and its ancillary facilities...
13 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take ef
13 Sep 2013
Bremen-based forwarder Röhlig Logistics has acquired 100 percent of its South American agent Procargo.
10 Sep 2013
Containerized exports from North America to Far East Asia experienced a year-over-year dip of 9.3 percent in June 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. This is the largest decrease in 2013 so far, and the fourth straight month of declines of exports in this lane.
06 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October...
04 Sep 2013
U.S. containerized imports climbed 1.5 percent year-over-year in June, following growth in April and May, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.5 million 20-foot-equivalent units in June.
26 Aug 2013
Samuel Israel has been appointed regional CEO for Damco’s Latin America region.
21 Aug 2013
Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores said it hopes to raise $330 million, compared with its initial goal of $500 million, in a share offering that will run until Sept. 18.
21 Aug 2013
Containerized exports from Europe to Far East Asia increased year-over-year for the fifth straight month in June 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics. Exports rose to all regions except the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East; volume in that trade fell more than 2 percent. The biggest regional increase was seen in shipments from Europe to Far East Asia.
20 Aug 2013
The value of Brazil’s imports soared 25.2 percent year-over-year in July 2013, according to data from Banco Central do Brasil. This is the seventh consecutive month of increases in import value, and the largest jump during this time.