South American Ports

South American Ports

News & Analysis

15 Dec 2014
Brazil port and health authorities carried out a simulated ebola emergency at the port of Santos last week to help improve the response to the threat the disease poses at maritime ports of entry.
12 Nov 2014
Brazil's Special Ports Minister Cesar Borges has asserted that $1.095 billion) will be spent on the nation's ports sector before the end of 2015.
08 Nov 2014
Brazil's port managers and unions are uniting to try to keep the country's Special Ports Ministry separate from the Ministry of Transport.
Port of Pecem, Brazil
31 Oct 2014
Booming refrigerated shipments have given a boost to containerized operations at Brazil’s Port of Pecem, which is operated by APM Terminals.
23 Oct 2014
Brazil’s presidential runoff betweenincumbent Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves has important implications for efforts to put the country’s ports and maritime industry.on a more solid footing.
16 Oct 2014
Brasil Terminal Portuaria in the Port of Santos handled around 69,000 containers in the month of September, nudging ahead of long-time market leader Tecon Santos, which handled only 62,000 in September.
10 Oct 2014
Terminal de Containeres do Paranagua is the latest container terminal in Brazil set to be granted an extension to its long concession, and has therefore declared its intention to invest US$452.9 million in the facility.
Port of Santos
04 Oct 2014
After months of saying the concession bandwagon must go on, Brazil’s port minister Cesar Borges has this week stated publicly that the South American country may have to revise its model for serving up port concessions and devise a “Plan B”.
03 Oct 2014
The Port of Veracruz plans to quadruple its total capacity through a $1.8 billion expansion plan.
02 Oct 2014
With the navigation channel of the Brazilian port of Santos closed for 12 hours today, it’s possible that South America’s largest port will finally have a tunnel linking its eastern and western banks after more than 80 years of waiting.