Brazil’s Congress has approved a port reform package, the Provisional Measure of the Ports, that will provide a new legal and institutional framework to increase the nation’s port system efficiency and reduce port-related logistics costs.
South American Ports
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07 Jun 2013
03 Jun 2013
Liebherr Container Cranes has received an order from Terminales Portuarios Euroandinos in Paita, Peru...
29 May 2013
Brazil soybean shipments, which are typically made through May, will be extended until at least July as a record crop from the South American nation has created a backlog at ports and on roads, Bloomberg reports.
20 May 2013
Aliança has unveiled its new container ship, Sebastião Caboto, at the Terminal Maritimo de Passageiros in Brazil’s Port of Santos.
07 May 2013
Terminales Rio de la Plata in Buenos Aires has placed an order for the extension of booms on two quay cranes from Kalmar, part of Cargotec.
12 Apr 2013
Grup TCB will operate the new TCQ terminal at Puerto Quetzal in Guatemala for the next 25 years with an option to renew the contract.
11 Apr 2013
Boskalis Westminster, the Dutch dredging and marine services group, and Chile’s Sudamericana Agencias Aereas y Maritimas
09 Apr 2013
Nearly all stevedores from ports in Chile are back at work, following a port strike that halted labor activities and delayed shipments of copper, fruit and wood pulp, ABC News reports.
04 Apr 2013
Dock workers at the Port of Lirquen in Chile are continuing to strike, according to Hapag-Lloyd.
27 Mar 2013
Hamburg Süd has reinstated La Guaira, Venezuela, as a direct call on its weekly Florida-ABC Islands/Venezuela service, which connects Florida, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and Venezuela.