The takeover of the Lazaro Cardenas port in November by the Mexican army underscores an enduring reality in Latin America: its ports a breeding ground for corruption, according to the global risk consultancy Control Risks.
AAPA’s Latin American/Caribbean Management Conference to Explore Port Alliances, Development, Productivity
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.
05 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV are in talks over a possible merger that would create the world’s fourth largest ocean carrier.
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.
27 Nov 2013
Midwest grain and soybean exporters who ship by barge down the inland waterways system will gain an advantage over global competitors at the end of 2015. That’s when the Panama Canal’s big new locks open to commercial traffic, allowing larger ships to carry more product from the U.S. Gulf to fast-growing markets in Asia at lower cost.
26 Nov 2013
Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores reported a net loss of $46.7 million in the third quarter of 2013, compared with a net income of $55.8 million in the same period in 2012.
22 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced the following rate increases for a variety of trades slated to take effect in December and January.
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.
13 Nov 2013
U.S. containerized exports jumped 8.2 percent year-over-year in August, to 1,073,240 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. This was the highest number of exports within a month since March 2012.
12 Nov 2013
CEVA Logistics has continued its strategic development of operations in Asia with the introduction of its new aerospace storage area in Singapore.
07 Nov 2013
U.S. containerized imports climbed 5.2 percent year-over-year in August, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.62 million 20-foot-equivalent units in August. This was the largest year-over-year jump since February 2013.