Asia-South America

Asia-South America

28 Apr 2014
The opening of the enlarged Panama Canal in 2016 likely will trigger a “massive” surplus of 4,000- to 5,000-TEU container ships, many of which will have to be scrapped regardless of their age, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
Container ship
31 Jan 2014
Container ships arrived at their destination ports across the globe on time 73.7 percent of the time in December 2013...
23 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV have much to gain by joining forces, but the German and Chilean ocean carriers will face difficulties striking a financial deal, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
Hamburg Süd’s Cap San Nicolas was the largest container ship on the Asia-ECSA trade in Sept. 2013.
12 Dec 2013
Cascading of large container ships from the Asia-Europe market into North-South trades is significantly eroding pricing in those markets, according to Drewry.
22 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced the following rate increases for a variety of trades slated to take effect in December and January.
01 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
04 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in October and November.
27 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in October and November.
20 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in September and October.
13 Sep 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take ef
Far East Asia — Exports to South and Central America. Source: Container Trades Statistics
15 Aug 2013
Containerized exports from Far East Asia to all reported regions, with the exception of South and Central America, experienced growth in June 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. Exports to the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East as well as Sub-Saharan Africa experienced double-digit growth. Latin America saw the only dip in Far East Asian export volume, although it was a small decline. “Global trades have continued to display promising signs in June, indicating that ocean carriers are starting to capitalize on a rise in demand for containerized cargo,” CTS said in a recent release.
09 Aug 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in August, September and October.