Container traffic from South America’s east coast ports to Europe has rebounded so strongly in recent months that the northbound leg is now the dominant trade on the route, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
26 Jan 2016
Maersk Line had added a new service from Latin America to Europe and a new call on an existing service in the trade lane in an effort to tap one of the areas where container lines can still gain steadily profitable business: reefer cargo.
04 Jan 2016
North Europe’s stagnant economy is expected to produce a decline in container volume at the region’s ports during the first half of 2016, Hackett Associates and the Hamburg-based Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics said.
21 Dec 2015
Ocean carriers are facing a second consecutive year of shrinking container traffic on the troubled trade from Europe to the east coast of South America as the key Brazil economy is in a “real funk,” according to Drewry Maritime Research.
29 Sep 2015
The Europe-East Coast South America trade is facing a bleak future with freight rates set to remain under constant pressure from shrinking container volumes, according to Drewry Maritime Research.