Asia-South America

26 Jun 2017
The Cape Sounio is the largest vessel in the Israeli ocean carrier’s fleet.
21 Jun 2017
Freight rates on the trans-Pacific have fallen well off levels reached in the fourth quarter of 2016 as carriers in the highly competitive trade route chase after market share.
12 Jun 2017
Freight rates are soaring.
29 May 2017
Rates on Asia-South America East Coast has soared to its highest level ever recorded as disciplined capacity management by carriers continues to support the spot market.
17 May 2017
Although vessels of more than 9,000 TEU have called at Santos, they have not been as long as the Hyundai Loyalty.
01 May 2017
All-in freight rates on the Asia to ECSA trade lane appear to be settling in at levels at least double what they were during the last bidding season.
05 Nov 2016
Freight rates are on the rise on the Asia to east coast of South America trade lane following a drastic reduction in capacity.
APMT hopes that new cranes able to handle some of the largest mega-ships afloat, pictured, will help transform Pecem, Brazil, into a regional container hub.
21 Jul 2016
APM Terminals and port owner Cearaportus hope to turn the Brazilian Port of Pecem into a regional east coast South America hub.
Shipping on the spot market from Asia to ports on the east coast of South America, such as Santos, Brazil, pictured, has become more expensive as liner capacity discipline has led to sustainable freight rate gains.
11 Jul 2016
Spot freight rates on the Asia-east coast South America trade are “going through the roof.”
01 Feb 2016
In an increasingly uncertain container shipping market, price volatility is one of the few entirely predictable things left, was Drewry’s wry assessment of the wildly fluctuating freight rates on East-West trades.
13 Jan 2016
Maersk Line is still the world’s largest ocean carrier by capacity but its closest rivals, Mediterranean Shipping Co. and CMA CGM, posted higher fleet growth rates during 2015, according to Alphaliner.
26 Nov 2015
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, one of Japan’s three largest shipping firms, is thinking of withdrawing from the Asia to east coast of South America trade.