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.
22 May 2015
Mexican exports this year are set rise 5 percent on increased demand for automobile shipments and other manufactured goods built in Latin America’s second-largest economy.
20 May 2015
Maersk’s SeaLand brand focused on Americas trade on Wednesday said it would tie-up with APL to launch a weekly service connecting Colombia, Panama and the U.S. East Coast, starting as soon as next month.
20 Apr 2015
U.S. containerized exports to the east coast of South America will shrink in 2015 by 2.4 percent from the prior year, thanks to unfavorable exchange rates between the Brazilian real and dollar, and subdued demand from Latin America’s biggest economic engine.
09 Mar 2015
A new design for a refrigerated ship built for banana shipments and roll-on, roll-off cargo promises more capacity, faster loading and unloading, and better fuel efficiency than its counterparts, its designer says.
13 Jun 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes to take effect in July...
06 Jun 2014
Numerous container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes to take effect July 1, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
02 May 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in May and June, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
18 Apr 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
03 Feb 2014
CMA CGM has upgraded its Oceania-U.S. service to a weekly frequency with the addition of a second string to its PAD service, which will take effect in the beginning of March.
16 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in December and January.