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

09 Jan 2017
Drug smugglers are using new techniques to hide contraband among legal cargo at the port of Santos.
06 Jan 2017
Shippers using the port of Santos are grappling with delays after an explosion on Thursday afternoon.
23 Dec 2016
Shippers have seen cargo delays and higher storage fees, thanks to six months of labor actions.
20 Dec 2016
The return of coastal services to the Embraport terminal in the port of Santos gives a much-needed Yuletide boost to the ailing facility.
14 Dec 2016
Debt restructuring at a Santos container terminal that now relies on breakbulk cargo paves the way to a concession extension.
09 Dec 2016
More unrest is on the way to the quays of Brazilian ports as the union representing customs officers accelerates ongoing labor actions that have plagued shippers since summer.
06 Dec 2016
In order to draw in more international and national investors, the Brazilian government is poised to extend its minimum period for port concessions.
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.