South America

23 Mar 2017
Brazilian meat shippers have suffered another blow.
08 Apr 2015
The new head of the Brazilian Ports Ministry on Tuesday promised more investment in the nation’s ports and floated the idea of awarding longer dredging project contracts to get work done faster.
07 Apr 2015
After FedEx Corp. unveiled a $4.8 billion deal to acquire Dutch company TNT Express this week, the immediate focus was on how the merger would significantly boost the U.S.-based company’s footprint in the European express market.
07 Apr 2015
Shippers moving goods through Santos are grappling with road restrictions around Brazil and South America’s largest port, as firefighters attempt to squelch a fire at a liquid bulk terminal that’s been blazing for more than five days.
05 Apr 2015
Firefighters in Santos, Brazil, are combating a massive fire at the Ultracargo liquid bulk terminal in Alemoa for the fourth straight day, creating a nightmarish Easter holiday for shippers dependent on South America’s largest port.
02 Apr 2015
Dozens of firefighters are combating a massive blaze at a Santos port installation following three explosions at Brazil’s largest container gateway on Friday morning.
Hamburg Sud container ship at Port of Santos
30 Mar 2015
Port of Santos users and operators were hit by a bombshell Friday when an injunction was imposed, halting the port’s much-needed dredging program.
27 Mar 2015
A week after announcing its formation, a new shipper coalition in Shanghai lambasted container lines for focusing on price to the detriment of service.
27 Mar 2015
New depth restrictions on container ships calling at the port of Santos, supported by pilots citing dangers to navigation from shallow channels, is sparking criticism from carriers and terminals affected by the restrictions.
26 Mar 2015
Gulftainer’s goal to triple volume over the decade through aggressive investment came a step closer in 2014 after the terminal operator increased handling 8 percent year-over-year.