Great White Fleet

Great White Fleet

Great White Fleet is a shipping transportation company serving the Americas and Europe. The company got its start in the late 1800s carrying bananas from Central America to the United States. Great White Fleet has expanded its services into other refrigerated and dry cargo as well.

30 Nov 2020
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on demand in the United States and the Caribbean and Central America caused two-way trade between the regions to contract in the first nine months of 2020.
22 Nov 2019
Growth in US imports from the Caribbean and Central America was unable to offset a decline in exports in the first nine months of 2019.
ZIM San Francisco.
29 Nov 2018
The combined US import market share of the Top 5 US import carriers slipped 0.3 percentage points to 58.1 percent from January through September, while the Top 5’s US export share fell 0.8 percentage points to 58.4 percent, according to data from PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com.
09 Dec 2014
Mergers and acquisitions and soon-to-launch alliances are changing the rankings of the JOC Top 40 Container Carriers in U.S. containerized trade. Volume increased 2.7 percent year-over-year to 23.7 million 20-foot-equivalent units in the first nine months of 2014, with Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. accounting for 21.4 percent of total trade.
23 Oct 2014
Chiquita International and Irish banana seller Fyffes are busy wooing shareholders, saying the synergies of a combined company would result in $60 million in annual savings, much of it from lower transportation and fuel bills.
09 Jun 2014
Chiquita said it expects to move 60,000 to 78,000 TEUs a year through the Napoleon Avenue container terminal at New Orleans. The additional volume will boost New Orleans’ containerized volume by 10 to 15 percent.
Chiquita in Gulfport
15 May 2014
Chiquita Brands International will shift its Gulfport, Mississippi, calls, and an estimated 60,000 to 78,000 20-foot-equivalent units annually, to New Orleans next year.
25 Mar 2013
Port Everglades has announced that Guatemala is a key target market for the South Florida port.