South America

South America

24 May 2015
Chicken exporters are among those shippers that have suffered major delays and rollovers of cargo at the south Brazilian port of Itajai after waves as high as 3.5 meter (11.4 feet) closed the gateway for four days earlier this week.
22 May 2015
High-tech companies around the world expect exports to grow over the next two years, but air cargo freight and passenger jets are set to gain not container lines.
22 May 2015
Mexican exports this year are set rise 5 percent on increased demand for automobile shipments and other manufactured goods built in Latin America’s second-largest economy.
22 May 2015
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week visited Brazil and other South American countries and offered to spend billions of dollars on major infrastructure projects, including in the ports and railroad sectors.
20 May 2015
Maersk’s SeaLand brand focused on Americas trade on Wednesday said it would tie-up with APL to launch a weekly service connecting Colombia, Panama and the U.S. East Coast, starting as soon as next month.
19 May 2015
Long-haul banana trades continue to flourish as consumers in Asia add more of the fruit to their diets.
19 May 2015
The southern hemisphere peak reefer season has been better than expected for specialized reefer operators.
18 May 2015
Fruit exports from Chile and Peru are off to a promising start in 2015 thanks in large part to better weather and increasing demand from key overseas markets.
18 May 2015
Maersk Line has entered into a vessel sharing agreement with Mediterranean Shipping Co, its 2M alliance partner, and Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) on the Asia to East Coast of South America trade route.
13 May 2015
APT Terminals and a dockworkers union offer disputing views on the impact of a labor dispute at Peru's Port of Callao, a major maritime gateway on the West Coast of South America.
Rio de Janeiro port
12 May 2015
Sinda-Rio, the ship agents association for Rio de Janeiro, is protesting an effort by a group of port workers to do what they deem unnecessary work that will adds cost to shippers using Brazil’s third busiest port.