Carriers are deploying extra capacity and launching new services to accommodate strong exports of produce and seafood from the west coast of South America to Asia and the Mediterranean.
14 Apr 2014
U.S. containerized import volume jumped 15.1 percent year-over-year in March 2014, the largest increase in 13 months, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc.
18 Feb 2014
U.S. containerized import volume rose 6.2 percent year-over-year in January 2014, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc. Imports totaled 1.58 million TEUs in January. January imports were up roughly 10 percent from containerized volume in December.
06 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has expanded its fixed day, weekly Gulf Caribbean Service to include eastbound and westbound calls in Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia.
03 Dec 2013
Maersk Line has announced a new weekly intra-America service, which is the result of a slot charter agreement with Hapag-Lloyd.
15 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
21 Aug 2013
Zim Integrated Shipping Services has launched a new Florida Central America service connecting Miami; Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala; and Puerto Cortes, Honduras.
14 Aug 2013
Maersk Line has revised its South Atlantic Express service.
21 Jun 2013
Containerized banana imports into the U.S. climbed for an eighth straight quarter in the first quarter of 2013. Increases in the past four quarters have been by double digits.
23 Apr 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will hike rates for all cargoes on its trade from Mexico to Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic and Venezuela, starting May 22.
21 Mar 2013
Containerized banana imports into the U.S. rose sharply in the fourth quarter of 2012, continuing a trend of year-over-year growth seen throughout the year.