South America

10 Jul 2014
Port workers in Chile have been on strike since July 8, according to maritime service provider Inchcape Shipping Services.
U.S. containerized exports
14 May 2014
U.S. containerized exports edged down 0.5 percent year-over-year in March to 1,075,428 TEUs, the second consecutive month of decline
U.S. containerized imports
13 May 2014
U.S. containerized import volume climbed 7.8 percent year-over-year in April 2014.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 9
09 May 2014
Multiple carriers have planned general rate increases in various trade lanes in May and June, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
05 May 2014
Amazon has entered the French market with new investment in a parcel delivery company, another sign the e-commerce giant wants to take greater control of last-mile shipping to customers.
05 May 2014
Hapag-Lloyd is offering two new feeder services to Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago, effective this month.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 2
02 May 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in May and June, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
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.

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