U.S. containerized imports from Central America and the Caribbean climbed 8.5 percent in January 2013 to 77,912 20-foot equivalent containers from 71,806 in January 2012, according to preliminary data from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
Caribbean Trade Data
Caribbean Trade Data
19 Mar 2013
Crowley Maritime will offer a second weekly southbound sailing from Port Everglades, Fla., to Nassau in the Bahamas, starting March 23.
06 Mar 2013
The member carriers of the Caribbean Shipowners Association will implement a port congestion surcharge for all full container load shipments moving between the continental U.S. and St. John’s, Antigua, starting March 31.
01 Mar 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates for all cargo in its trade from intra-Latin America and Latin America to North America, effective April 1.
27 Feb 2013
Antillean Marine Shipping will upgrade its route from Miami to Cap Haïtien, Haiti, from biweekly to weekly, starting March 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.
22 Feb 2013
Cosco Container Lines will increase rates on all shipments from the Far East and Indian subcontinent to Panama, the Caribbean (Venezuela, Columbia and Costa Rica) and Mexico, starting March 15.
20 Feb 2013
Hamburg Sud and Alianca Navegacao will increase rates for all cargoes from North Europe and the U.K. to South America’s east coast, effective April 1.
18 Jan 2013
Naviera Master Line de Venezuela, a division of Miami-based Master Line Shipping Company, has selected Port Manatee in Florida for a new container and breakbulk service to Caribbean and Central and South American locations.
17 Jan 2013
IAG Cargo, created from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has appointed Rodrigo Casal as vice president of Latin America and Tony Snell as regional commercial manager of the Middle East and Africa...
16 Jan 2013
U.S. Lines will implement a bunker surcharge for northbound dry and refrigerated cargo from Australia and New Zealand to the U.S. East Coast, eastern Canada and the Caribbean, effective Feb. 15.
11 Jan 2013
German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has announced a new service between Guaranao and El Guamache ports in Venezuela.
09 Jan 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has announced several changes to rates.
19 Dec 2012
Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services division has named Tony Otero as vice president of Caribbean services.
16 Nov 2012
Changes in European Union trade rules could cause Caribbean countries to lose up to 10 million euros by the end of the decade from falling rum revenues, reported the Overseas Development Institute, a UK think tank on international development issues.
15 Oct 2012
From the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the Trade Policy Staff Committee is seeking public comment, due no later than midnight on Nov. 9, about whether Curacao, Saint Martin and the Turks and Caicos Islands should be eligible to receive benefits under the Caribbean Basin Economy Recovery Act.