South American Ports

Coverage of container shipping and logistics at South American ports throughout the region such as Buenos Aires, Argentina, Valparasio, Chile, and Callao, Peru, as well as the biggest container port in South America, the Port of Santos, Brazil.

Commentary

2013 will be a continued year of change.

News & Analysis

17 Feb 2017
Two new services are giving fresh life to Libra Terminais.
07 Feb 2017
Relief is on the way to Brazil's third-largest container port.
23 Jan 2017
Private marine terminal operators in Brazil will benefit from two changes likely to become law.
18 Jan 2017
The dispute – over pay, pensions, and working conditions – began in July 2016.
09 Jan 2017
Drug smugglers are using new techniques to hide contraband among legal cargo at the port of Santos.
06 Jan 2017
Shippers using the port of Santos are grappling with delays after an explosion on Thursday afternoon.
23 Dec 2016
Shippers have seen cargo delays and higher storage fees, thanks to six months of labor actions.
20 Dec 2016
The return of coastal services to the Embraport terminal in the port of Santos gives a much-needed Yuletide boost to the ailing facility.
14 Dec 2016
Debt restructuring at a Santos container terminal that now relies on breakbulk cargo paves the way to a concession extension.
09 Dec 2016
More unrest is on the way to the quays of Brazilian ports as the union representing customs officers accelerates ongoing labor actions that have plagued shippers since summer.