The takeover of the Lazaro Cardenas port in November by the Mexican army underscores an enduring reality in Latin America: its ports a breeding ground for corruption, according to the global risk consultancy Control Risks.
22 Feb 2013
Cosco Container Lines will increase rates on all shipments from the Far East and Indian subcontinent to Panama, the Caribbean (Venezuela, Columbia and Costa Rica) and Mexico, starting March 15.
01 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to Mexico, Central America, the west and east coasts of South America, Panama and the Caribbean on March 1 by $300 per 20-foot-equivalent unit.
30 Jan 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates, beginning March 15, for all cargo from East Asia, excluding Japan, to the Persian Gulf.
18 Jan 2013
Naviera Master Line de Venezuela, a division of Miami-based Master Line Shipping Company, has selected Port Manatee in Florida for a new container and breakbulk service to Caribbean and Central and South American locations.
11 Jan 2013
German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has announced a new service between Guaranao and El Guamache ports in Venezuela.