Central America and Caribbean trade has largely recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to healthy peak season demand, but port congestion and labor issues continue to cause intermittent delays.
10 Oct 2022
CMA CGM will reconfigure its current services connecting the US Gulf with Brazil in November and commence a new string between the US East Coast and West Coast of South America in December.
24 Jun 2022
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.
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.
03 Aug 2020
Crowley Maritime’s switch to lift-on lift-off vessels a decade ago didn’t pay full dividends until it adopted an aligned terminal operating system to support its grounded operations at its hubs in Florida and Puerto Rico.
02 Apr 2020
As consumer demand in the US plummets due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), trans-Pacific carriers are suspending entire strings in addition to blanking additional sailings from Asia in the second quarter.
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.
21 Jun 2019
A veteran executive with more than 35 years of experience will take the helm of the AAPA this Fall.
11 Jun 2019
The Maersk subsidiary line will begin a weekly service connecting Port Everglades to the Dominican Republic and Haiti in July, adding to the nearly 1 million TEU the port already handles from the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.
09 May 2019
The first Central American vessel as part of two vessel strings from Seaboard Marine to the US East coast visited Savannah this week, a growing trade lane that has generated a 70 percent increase in imports in Georgia since 2014.
26 Nov 2018
The merits of Caribbean ports’ terminal overbuild depends on one’s stake. It's good news for container lines considering hub options in the Caribbean Basin but bad news for terminal operators seeking to entice them.
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