South American Ports

Commentary

2013 will be a continued year of change.

News & Analysis

Chuquicamata, the world’s biggest open pit copper mine in northern Chile.
17 Jan 2014
More than a dozen ongoing port strikes across Chile are threatening copper, fruit and other exports from the South American country, according to multiple news agencies.
Valparaiso, Chile
13 Jan 2014
As Maersk Line creates a new container shipping division to cater to the north-south trades in Latin America, NVOCCs are also ramping up investments in the growing region.
Envelope of money being handed over
09 Dec 2013
The takeover of the Lazaro Cardenas port in November by the Mexican army underscores an enduring reality in Latin America: its ports a breeding ground for corruption, according to the global risk consultancy Control Risks.
Hapag-Lloyd's new Black Sea Feeder rotation.
23 Sep 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will launch a Black Sea Feeder service connecting Egypt’s Port Said with ports on the Black Sea and in Israel and Turkey.
Map showing Buenaventura, Colombia
18 Sep 2013
International Container Terminal Services and PSA International have signed an agreement to jointly develop, construct and operate a container port and its ancillary facilities...
Terminal at Port of Rotterdam
16 Aug 2013
APM Terminals boosted second quarter operating profit to $179 million from $160 million a year ago even as traffic stalled in a growing global market.
The Cap San Nicholas is the largest vessel to ever call at the Port of Buenos Aires.
02 Aug 2013
The Hamburg Süd Cap San Nicholas, a 9,700 20-foot-equivalent unit capacity vessel, has called at the Port of Buenos Aires, discharging about 800 containers at the APM Terminals Terminal 4 facility.
Brasil Terminal Portuario at the Port of Santos.
30 Jul 2013
The Brazilian Institute of Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources has issued an operating license to Brasil Terminal Portuario, officially opening the new terminal.
10 Jul 2013
Dockworkers at the Brazilian port of Santos walked off the job but ended the protest early, with plans to strike again tomorrow, Reuters reports.
Container loading at the Port of Santos
10 Jul 2013
Dockworkers at the Port of Santos in Braazil have planned a 24-hour strike today to protest the federal government’s push to privatize port terminals, according to a union leader, Reuters reports.