Mexico’s top two container ports have ambitions of being alternatives for US-bound imports.
Port of Lázaro Cárdenas
29 Jul 2016
A teacher union blockade of freight rails in Mexico that trapped 4,000 thousands of containers in the key port of Lazaro Cardenas, and also some in Manzanillo, preventing them from moving in and out of the port, is over.
25 Jul 2016
Angry Mexican teachers are blockading some of the country's railways, leaving thousands of containers stranded.
15 Jun 2016
Hutchison Port Holdings has spelled out its SOLAS policy at four Mexican terminals.
27 May 2016
An increase in Asian freight shipped straight to Mexico means fewer trucks heading south from the U.S., tighter capacity for northbound shipments.
11 May 2016
APM Terminals announced Wednesday it will provide container weighing services at 29 locations across its global network to ensure a smooth transition to an international regulation that comes into force on July 1.
18 Mar 2016
APM Terminals says its new container terminal in Mexico will have an “immediate” impact on the country’s local and international trade despite lagging regional Latin American and global economic growth and a sluggish global ocean container market.
05 Oct 2015
APM Terminals confirmed its interest in expanding its presence in Mexico as it starts the countdown to the opening of a container terminal at the port of Lazaro Cardenas on the country’s Pacific coast.
09 Jul 2015
When it comes to containerized traffic in manufactured goods, the key ports in Mexico’s $5 billion port infrastructure initiative will remain Veracruz on the Gulf, where volumes have soared from 543,000 TEUs in 2001 to nearly 850,000 in 2014 and a projected 894,000 TEUs this year, and Lazaro Cardenas along the Pacific coast, which is handling 1 million TEUs a year, a decade after opening.