South America

03 Feb 2016
Although overall export revenues for Brazilian shoes fell 10 percent last year, to $960.4 million, sales during the last month of December ended on a high and rocketed 60 percent from November, to $119.57 million, raising the sector’s expectations for this year, according to Heitor Klein, the chief executive of Abicalçados, the Brazilian Association of Footwear Manufacturers.
28 Dec 2015
South America’s leading container port of Santos has discovered and detained record levels of counterfeit goods in both tonnage and monetary terms as customs authorities step up their cooperation and detection efforts to crack down on fake imports.
24 Dec 2015
Grimaldi Group has thrown its hat into the ring for two multi-purpose terminals that will be concessioned in Brazil in the next two years.
18 Dec 2015
Brazil coastal carrier Log-In Logistica Intermodal has deployed a new container ship after its volume rose 24.5 percent year-over-year to 241,736 twenty-foot-equivalent units in the first nine months of the year.
16 Dec 2015
Brazil rail operator MRS Logistica SA’s expects container volume to rise at least 10 percent year-over-year in 2016 after volume jumped 34 percent during the first 10 months of this year compared to the same period in 2014.
13 Dec 2015
The jungle port of Porto Chibatao has reopened after the sinking of two harbor cranes and two pontoons into the Rio Negro closed the Manaus, Brazil facility.
11 Dec 2015
Just in time for Christmas there is finally some good news for the stricken container port of Itajai in Brazil, which received the necessary permitting for the construction of an expanded turning basin at a cost of 105 million reais ($27.59 million)
07 Dec 2015
Crowley is continuing its investments in its U.S.-Caribbean-Latin American services, adding 400 new refrigerated cargo containers to its fleet servicing the region.
07 Dec 2015
Shippers using the jungle port facility of Chibatão, in Manaus, Brazil, face delays the rest of this week after two floating pontoons and two harbor cranes sunk into the Rio Negro following an accident during the early hours of Sunday morning.
07 Dec 2015
Construction has begun on a 103.77 million reais ($27.63 million) entrance road into the port of Santos, Latin America’s largest container port.
06 Dec 2015
Following the merger of Compania Sud Americana de Vapores, also known as CSAV, with Hapag-Lloyd and the takeover of Compania Chilena de Navegacion Interoceanica, or CCNI, by Hamburg Sud, the two Chile shipping companies are focused on domestic business.