South American Ports

News & Analysis

30 Nov 2016
Port operators, shippers, and carriers in Brazil were preparing for a 24-hour strike by stevedores Wednesday that never materialized.
29 Nov 2016
The deeply troubled container terminal Libra Terminais in the port of Santos is to lay off hundreds of workers.
23 Nov 2016
Container traffic at Rio de Janeiro’s two container terminals is down nearly 20 percent from last year.
18 Nov 2016
Dozens of new port concessions and contract extensions should direct 40 billion reais ($11.82 billion) in investments toward Brazil’s ports over the next 25 years.
16 Nov 2016
As shippers using the Brazilian port of Santos cope with delays from strikes by customs officers, they can take relief in the pleasant surprise that sorely needed maintenance dredging has unexpectedly resumed after several weeks of delays.
11 Nov 2016
Customs officers in the Brazilian port of Santos have struck for two days straight, testing the mettle of the new President Michel Temer.
09 Nov 2016
The ports of Salvador and Suape are battling it out for Brazilian fruit exports.
02 Nov 2016
The steady brew of labor unrest at the port of Santos is hitting Brazilian coffee exports.
28 Oct 2016
The Brazilian port of Santos faces a new wave of strikes as backroom financial auditors for the customs agency join officers in the field that are already carrying out a nationwide strike impacting ports, airports, and border crossings.
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.