Port of Santos

12 Feb 2016
After volume rose 2.6 percent year-over-year in 2015, the Santos port authority expects volume through South America’s largest container port to inch up slightly this year, as the recession takes its toll, particularly on trade with its top trade partner, China.
03 Feb 2016
Although overall export revenues for Brazilian shoes fell 10 percent last year, to $960.4 million, sales during the last month of December ended on a high and rocketed 60 percent from November, to $119.57 million, raising the sector’s expectations for this year, according to Heitor Klein, the chief executive of Abicalçados, the Brazilian Association of Footwear Manufacturers.
27 Jan 2016
Localfrio Logistica, owner of the container storage facility at the Port of Santos where a fire recently broke out and temporarily closed a container terminal, has been hit with fines totaling 10.149 million reais ($2.51 million).
20 Jan 2016
Two of three of the most important Brazilian port deepening projects are advancing, paving the way for container lines to eventually bring the larger vessels that will soon to be able to traverse the larger Panama Canal locks to the ports of Rio de Janeiro and Recife.
17 Jan 2016
The Tecon Santos container terminal reopened Saturday night after firefighters put out a blaze at the largest South American port gateway that lasted more than 40 hours.
15 Jan 2016
After a chemical fire closed the biggest terminal at South America’s largest container gateway, container lines are considering rerouting cargo away from the facility of Tecon Santos to other terminals at the Port of Santos and other Brazilian ports.
14 Jan 2016
Fire at South America’s busiest container gateway of the Port of Santos has crippled operations at the port for the second time in less than a year, closing a marine terminal that handles about a third of the port’s container volume, according to a Reuters report.
07 Jan 2016
Brazil’s government needs to offer more guarantees investments will not be interfered with if foreign global terminal operators are to participate in the latest port concession process, according to Wilen Manteli, president of the Brazilian Association of Ports and Terminals.
05 Jan 2016
Brazil rail operator MRS Logistica, Tuesday morning began informing thousands of its shipper clients that its operations are up and running following a devastating fire just before Christmas at one of its key terminals.
28 Dec 2015
South America’s leading container port of Santos has discovered and detained record levels of counterfeit goods in both tonnage and monetary terms as customs authorities step up their cooperation and detection efforts to crack down on fake imports.
24 Dec 2015
Grimaldi Group has thrown its hat into the ring for two multi-purpose terminals that will be concessioned in Brazil in the next two years.
16 Dec 2015
Brazil rail operator MRS Logistica SA’s expects container volume to rise at least 10 percent year-over-year in 2016 after volume jumped 34 percent during the first 10 months of this year compared to the same period in 2014.