More draft restriction due to a lack of dredging is preventing three marine terminals at the Brazilian port of Santos from handling fully loaded 9,000-TEU ships.
Port of Santos
09 Jun 2016
Ports, shippers and politicians from the Brazilian state of São Paulo are lobbying the government to appoint a technocrat to the country’s national port administration.
08 Jun 2016
Container terminals in Brazil are hashing out pricing policies for enabling shipper compliance with an international container weight rule that enters force July 1.
27 May 2016
The stagnant Brazilian economy and the massive injection of container capacity hurts major terminal operator.
17 May 2016
The Brazilian port sector’s worst nightmare has become a reality with the government’s announcement that the Special Ports Ministry, or SEP, would be subsumed by the Transport Ministry as part of a cost-saving initiative.
13 May 2016
The urgently needed dredging of the entrance channel to the port of Santos in Brazil is slowly edging toward reality after a multitude of delays.
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.
06 May 2016
Ecoporto Santos has had to lay off more staff as container throughput has fallen to just a trickle.
04 May 2016
Unexpected and unseasonably rough seas caused the closure of Santos, South America’s biggest port for containers.
28 Apr 2016
Political convulsions in Brazil are taking a toll on the port sector, forcing the resignation of Ports Minister Helder Barbalho mere months after he assumed the position.
25 Apr 2016
Less than 100 days before the container weight rule takes effect, a fight is brewing over whether terminal operators in Brazil should charge for inputting verified gross mass declarations as part of the new SOLAS container weight rule.
05 Apr 2016
The already bleak situation facing the container terminals at Brazil’s port of Santos has become even more dire.
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