Political convulsions in Brazil are taking a toll on the port sector, forcing the resignation of Ports Minister Helder Barbalho mere months after he assumed the position.
AAPA’s Latin American/Caribbean Management Conference to Explore Port Alliances, Development, Productivity
29 Mar 2016
The president of an association representing container terminal operators is confident that Brazil will be ready for the Safety of Life at Sea, or SOLAS, Verified Gross Mass rule and has established a Special Technical Group to resolve any final concerns.
28 Mar 2016
Brazil meat exporters had a week of both good and bad news as they seek new markets in Latin America to capitalize on the depreciation of the local currency, the real, which has recently buoyed the country’s beef exports.
23 Mar 2016
Embraport, one of Brazil’s newest container terminals in the Port of Santos, is looking to bring in a new partner to spread the risk of running the operation against a background of falling box volumes in Brazil, sharp falls in profitable imports, and overcapacity at Santos.
22 Mar 2016
Some 4,000 dockworkers in Santos, Brazil, South America’s top port, carried out a wildcat and possibly illegal strike and picket Monday, slowing movement at four port terminals, including the two leading container facilities in the port.
21 Mar 2016
As e-commerce demands push delivery limits, UPS is expanding its US and global early delivery guarantees for package shippers and customers.
19 Mar 2016
Its economy, its currency and many of its commodity products may be tanking, but the decline has yet to ruffle the feathers of one of Brazil’s largest exports: chicken.
18 Mar 2016
Political corruption that has riveted Brazilians like a telenova and driven millions into the streets is slowing down the country’s bureaucracy and imperiling critical infrastructure projects.
16 Mar 2016
Logistics property developer Goodman has secured 100 percent of its Brazil operating platform, giving the Australia-based company complete control over the 190 million square feet it has under management.
16 Mar 2016
Exports of Brazilian beef jumped by more than a quarter in February year-over-year, which bodes well for the country’s exporters who have already been forecasting a bumper year ahead because of the weak national currency and the lifting of export bans.
08 Mar 2016
China has just given clearance to 17 more Brazilian slaughterhouses to export pork, beef and chicken to the Asian country, which would increase meat exports to China by roughly a third as overall trade between China and Brazil is stuck in reverse gear.