Europe-South America

Europe-South America

06 Mar 2020
Shippers and transportation providers are hoping the 2019 European Union–Mercosur free trade agreement will finally bring some much-needed stability to the northbound South America–Europe trade lane, but lawmakers in Europe are having a tough time ratifying the deal.
A container ship on the Mediterranean Sea.
20 Mar 2018
Rising demand for Europe exports in South America has pushed southbound volume ahead of the containers heading north.
17 Nov 2017
“We have seen freight rates remain fairly steady over the past year.”
24 Oct 2017
The United States is the largest market for Brazilian coffee exports.
09 May 2017
Traffic out of the Mediterranean surged 28 percent.
29 Sep 2016
The Mercosur trade bloc of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela are all set to increase their food exports to Russia this year.
12 Apr 2016
Container traffic from South America’s east coast ports to Europe has rebounded so strongly in recent months that the northbound leg is now the dominant trade on the route, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
26 Jan 2016
Maersk Line had added a new service from Latin America to Europe and a new call on an existing service in the trade lane in an effort to tap one of the areas where container lines can still gain steadily profitable business: reefer cargo.
04 Jan 2016
North Europe’s stagnant economy is expected to produce a decline in container volume at the region’s ports during the first half of 2016, Hackett Associates and the Hamburg-based Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics said.
21 Dec 2015
Ocean carriers are facing a second consecutive year of shrinking container traffic on the troubled trade from Europe to the east coast of South America as the key Brazil economy is in a “real funk,” according to Drewry Maritime Research.
29 Sep 2015
The Europe-East Coast South America trade is facing a bleak future with freight rates set to remain under constant pressure from shrinking container volumes, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
10 Dec 2014
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV will launch new joint services between March and June, the carriers said today after unveiling new-and-improved service loops.
03 Nov 2014
The much-hyped north-south liner routes aren’t living up to their billing as the future of container shipping in the new low-growth environment that followed the global financial crisis.
28 Apr 2014
The opening of the enlarged Panama Canal in 2016 likely will trigger a “massive” surplus of 4,000- to 5,000-TEU container ships, many of which will have to be scrapped regardless of their age, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
03 Apr 2014
CMA CGM plans to revise two service loops between North Europe and South America’s east coast as of mid-April.
23 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV have much to gain by joining forces, but the German and Chilean ocean carriers will face difficulties striking a financial deal, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
Hamburg Süd’s Cap San Nicolas was the largest container ship on the Asia-ECSA trade in Sept. 2013.
12 Dec 2013
Cascading of large container ships from the Asia-Europe market into North-South trades is significantly eroding pricing in those markets, according to Drewry.
Europe: Containerized exports to North America through June 2013. Source: Container Trades Statistics
25 Sep 2013
July's containerized export volume from Europe to North America reached its high since the JOC began collecting this data in January 2011, according to data from Container Trades Statistics. Exports rose year-over-year to all regions, with the exception exports to the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, for a second straight month.
Europe: Containerized exports to Far East Asia through June 2013. Source: Container Trades Statistics
21 Aug 2013
Containerized exports from Europe to Far East Asia increased year-over-year for the fifth straight month in June 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics. Exports rose to all regions except the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East; volume in that trade fell more than 2 percent. The biggest regional increase was seen in shipments from Europe to Far East Asia.
South and Central American exports to North America. Source: Container Trades Statistics
06 Aug 2013
The volume of containerized exports from South and Central America to North America in May climbed to its highest level since October 2011, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd. Latin American exports saw increases in almost all trade lanes, with the exception of a large decline to sub-Saharan Africa.
02 Aug 2013
Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in
25 Jul 2013
Effective Aug. 1, Maersk Line will boost rates on its trade from South Africa to the Middle East and Indian subcontinent by $100 per 20-foot container.
Europe: Containerized exports to sub-Saharan Africa through May 2013. Source: Container Trades Statistics
23 Jul 2013
Containerized exports from Europe increased in May year-over-year, according to data from Container Trades Statistics. All regions except the Europe-North America trade lane saw increases for a second month.
09 Jul 2013
Containerized export volumes from South and Central America rebounded from a disappointing March to an encouraging April that saw increases in exports in almost all lanes, with the exception of a drop to sub-Saharan Africa, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd.
Europe: Containerized exports to sub-Saharan Africa through April 2013. Source: Container Trades Statistics
24 Jun 2013
Containerized export volume from Europe to the main regions of the world showed year-over-year increases in all trade lanes in April 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd. The highest increase was seen in the Europe to sub-Saharan Africa lane, which jumped by more than a quarter.
10 Jun 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has scheduled a rate increase for July 1 for all dry cargo on its trade from North Europe, including the U.K., to the Far East, including Japan.
South and Central American Exports to Indian Subcontinent and Middle East. Source: Container Trades Statistics
05 Jun 2013
Containerized export volumes from South and Central America declined again in March, with the exception of exports to the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, which saw significant growth, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd. Exports in all other trade lanes remained flat or fell this month.
23 May 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will revise three of its trade routes...
Europe: Containerized exports to North America through March 2013. Source: Container Trades Statistics
22 May 2013
Containerized export volume from Europe to North America reached 322,300 20-foot-equivalent units in March, its highest volume since July 2012 and the second highest volume in this lane since the JOC began collecting this data in January 2011, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd.
South and Central American exports to sub-Saharan Africa. Source: Container Trades Statistics
08 May 2013
Trans-Pacific containerized export volume from South and Central America declined in all trade lanes in February 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd.
Europe: Containerized exports to Indian Subcontinent and Middle East through February 2013. Source: Container Trades Statistics
25 Apr 2013
Containerized export volume from Europe to the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East extended its year-over-year slump to a fifth consecutive month in February 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd.
South and Central American Exports to Far East Asia. Source: Container Trades Statistics
10 Apr 2013
Trans-Pacific containerized export volume from South and Central America to Far East Asia and Australasia/Oceania grew in January 2013 while exports to other regions fell sharply, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd.
Europe — Containerized exports to North America. Source: Container Trades Statistics.
02 Apr 2013
Containerized export volume from Europe fell by double digits in January 2013 from December 2012 in almost every trade lane, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd..
12 Mar 2013
CMA CGM has announced several rate increases that will take effect on April 1.
06 Mar 2013
CMA CGM will increase rates in its trade from North Europe to South America’s west coast, starting April 1.
25 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will upgrade the rotation of the Pacific Atlantic Express Service to include Qingdao, China; Xingang, China; and Pusan, South Korea.