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

21 May 2017
Labor actions have already caused delays at Santo marine terminals by putting thousands of containers in limbo because they can't be cleared.
17 May 2017
Although vessels of more than 9,000 TEU have called at Santos, they have not been as long as the Hyundai Loyalty.
16 May 2017
Shippers in Brazil are facing cargo delays at all the main ports Tuesday and Wednesday.
28 Apr 2017
The strike hit Santos with “paralysis and dislocations.”
27 Apr 2017
“Every port will be on strike.”
19 Apr 2017
Brazilian President Michel Temer is following through on a promise to privatize Brazilian port authorities.
13 Apr 2017
The northeast Brazilian port of Suape is seeking developers of what could become the country’s most valued container terminal.
04 Apr 2017
The parking lot should be up and running by some time in 2019.
30 Mar 2017
Hong Kong, China, Egypt, and Chile have modified their all-out ban of Brazilian beef exports to focus only on rejecting shipments from 21 packing plants.
28 Mar 2017
New equipment at Tecon Rio Grande worth $40 million should help the south Brazilian port handle growing volume.