International Trade News

Japan is seeking to re-establish a leading position of investment and influence in Africa.


The unique local manifestations of climate change present challenges for international terminal operators.
"In certain cases the costs of upgrading will not be worth it, and you will likely see some facilities abandoned.”

Lonsdale Consortium has won a bid to lease the Port of Melbourne, pictured, and must invest in the port as a condition of the deal.
The Port of Melbourne will have new owners for the next 50 years after a $9.7 billion bid was successful.

The US Senate voted Wednesday to end debate on the Water Resources Development Act, setting up final passage for the legislation.

Peak season finally arrives in the trans-Pacific.


Despite strong steel and project shipments in several ports, general cargo volume on the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System during the first half of the system’s 2016 navigation system.

The number and value of shoes Brazil exports around the globe rose in the first eight months of the year.

The Hugh K. Leatherman terminal at the Port of Charleston, pictured under construction, will increase the port's overall capacity by 50 percent upon completion.
The Port of Charleston and the state of South Carolina over the next decade will spend a combined $2.2 billion to handle New Panamax ships.

After devastating flooding forced the closure of South America’s largest port and cast doubts on the viability of dredging plans so it can handle mega-ships, one consultant thinks he has come up with a solution.

DP World has won a 30-year concession to manage and develop a multipurpose cargo complex at the deep-sea port of Berbera in Somaliland.