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.
26 Nov 2018
18 Apr 2018
There are good reasons why participants at the 3rd Annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference in Houston this week are bullish on US Gulf ports: the region’s growth is outpacing other US coasts, Asian import growth is promising, and the potential exists for Gulf ports to funnel a rebound in Latin American trade. Those are three legitimate growth engines and the resin boom has not even begun yet.
14 Feb 2018
US imports from Central America surpassed 1 million TEU for the first time ever in 2017.
29 Dec 2017
Key north-south parties expect the positive trade pattern to continue in the year ahead, but there are challenges that could dent that forecast.
08 Aug 2017
Behind the new services are surging volumes of key commodities.
02 Aug 2017
Seaboard, which specializes in Caribbean, Central America, and South American trades, is Miami’s largest carrier.
19 Oct 2015
APM Terminals is banking on a doubling of Costa Rica’s refrigerated container exports over the next 15 years and improvements in reefer technology to fuel its ambitious investment in the deep-sea Moin container terminal.
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.
04 Feb 2015
After three years and near-derailment, APM Terminals has announced its long-delayed seaport on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast will begin operations in 2018.
19 Dec 2014
APM Terminals will start construction of a new container terminal in Costa Rica next eyar after scaling the final hurdle facing the long-delayed $1 billion project.
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