Peru has awarded a port concession in Pisco to the Paracas consortium, consisting of Spanish company Servinoga and three Brazilian firms – Pattac, Tucumann, and Fortesolo.
Prumo Logística, which is developing the Açu port in Brazil, today announced that BP is setting up a marine fuel facility at its onshore terminal (T2) in São João da Barra, in the north of Rio de Janeiro state.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced that it has entered into a joint venture with TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica to develop Porto Central, a greenfield port that will be built in the southernmost part of the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo.
Hapag-Lloyd and Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) are to merge and become the world’s fourth largest liner shipping company.
US agricultural cooperative CHS has announced that it has acquired 29.45% of a greenfield terminal in the port of Quequen/Necochea, in the Buenos Aires province.
Prumo Logistica, which develops the Açu Port in Brazil, has announced that it has leased a 255.200 m2 area to Edison Chouest, which will build an offshore support base.
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising that a strike is expected to affect operations in Argentinian ports on Thursday.
Five Chilean ports remain closed after an earthquake of 8.2 magnitude struck off the coast of northern Chile and triggered a tsunami alert, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) reports.
Cargotec today reported that Puerto Caacupe-mi, in Paraguay, has decided to implement a Navis terminal operating system (TOS) and several modules of Kalmar’s process automation software at its terminals in Asuncion and Pilar.