Port of Santos

26 Oct 2016
The sagging hopes for dredging the port of Santos to 17 meters have been given a lift by a new wave simulator at the University of Sao Paulo.
21 Oct 2016
The Brazilian Ministry for Transport, Ports, and Civil Aviation has decided to privatize dredging operations at the country’s top three ports of Santos, Paranagua, and Rio de Janeiro.
14 Oct 2016
The most powerful port, shipping, and transportation industry groups in Brazil are banding together to pressure the government to reform the country’s port law.
12 Oct 2016
The $48.1 million bridge links Sao Paulo state with Tres Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, enabling truckers to bypass several congested highways and a hydroelectric dam.
30 Sep 2016
A judge has put an end to months-long industrial actions, in which dockworkers at the port of Santos disrupted operations and even boarded vessels.
27 Sep 2016
Angry dockers in Santos that are disrupting operations at four Santos container terminals have stepped up their rhetoric.
23 Sep 2016
Eight dockworkers boarded a container ship berthed at Santos as part of ongoing industrial action in the harbor.
23 Sep 2016
A decision by a Brazilian regulator threatens to slow investments in rail capacity aimed at reducing bottlenecks and offering more services to shippers at Santos.
Libra Terminais T-37 terminal, pictured, is one of four terminals that has been impacted by a disagreement between management and a casual labor pool.
19 Sep 2016
Dockworkers at the largest port in South America have gone on strike just days after customs officers in the harbor decided to increase the frequency of slowdowns in their campaign for higher wages.
16 Sep 2016
Ongoing slowdowns by Brazilian customs officials at the port of Santos are set to get worse.
08 Sep 2016
After devastating flooding forced the closure of South America’s largest port and cast doubts on the viability of dredging plans so it can handle mega-ships, one consultant thinks he has come up with a solution.
29 Aug 2016
An 11-year high tide combined with beach erosion to shut down South America’s busiest port and cast doubt on plans to dredge deeper so the port can handle larger ships.