North America-South America

20 May 2014
Zim is launching a new U.S. Gulf-Brazil direct service in cooperation with Mediterranean Shipping Co. as part of a streamlined inter-Americas operation.
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.
Top 40 Container Carriers in U.S. Export Trade, 2013
25 Apr 2014
Full-year 2013 numbers are in for the U.S. containerized ocean trade, and, as expected, year-over-year growth in imports, exports and total trade was middling.
Roger Guenther
18 Apr 2014
Roger Guenther, executive director, Port of Houston Authority, discusses trade lane growth, specifically with Asia and South America, the renaissance in the energy sector, and planning for future expansions at the port.
31 Mar 2014
JOC Economist Mario Moreno has lowered his forecasts for the U.S. containerized trade with both coasts of South America.
27 Mar 2014
SeaLand, the newly founded intra-Americas regional carrier of Maersk Group, has announced its executive team.
Port of Cartagena, Colombia
15 Jan 2014
U.S. trade with Latin America is poised to expand in the coming years, which highlights the need to accelerate port and infrastructure development in the region.
US containerized trade with the Americas
08 Jan 2014
When Maersk Line relaunches the SeaLand brand in the Americas trade next year, it will undoubtedly shake up a north-south trade with some of the fastest-growing markets. This infographic provides a look at the trends in the U.S. trade with the Americas over the last five years.
Maersk vessel in Panama Canal
08 Jan 2014
Maersk Line is reviving the SeaLand name it acquired in 1999 to rebrand the regional intra-Americas services in a new container-shipping company it plans to launch early next year.
06 Jan 2014
Armed with two new container services that launched last year and a new rail ramp opening later this year, Port Everglades is poised for a year of growth in its container throughput.
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.
North American exports to Latin America. Source: Container Trades Statistics
08 Oct 2013
Containerized exports from North America to South and Central America experienced a year-over-year jump of 9.4 percent in July 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. This is the largest increase in this lane since June 2012.