Tag: Latin America

APMT recovers from cyber-attack and wins Asian service calls to South America

APM Terminals’ facilities in Itajai (Brazil) and T4 in Buenos Aires (Argentina) were chosen as ports of call at South America East Coast for the joint Asian service of Hapag-Lloyd, NYK, ZIM, Hyundai and Hamburg Sud, informs APMT. The 13 vessels deployed at the weekly service will call the Asian ports of Kelang, Singapore, Qingdao, […]

CMA CGM acquires Mercosul from Maersk Line

CMA CGM Mercosul

CMA CGM has announced it reached a binding agreement with Maersk Line to acquire Mercosul Line, a leading player in Brazil’s domestic container shipping market. Earlier this year, Maersk Line declared the intention to sell its Brazilian cabotage carrier in order to remove any possible concerns from competition regulators over its acquisition of German shipping […]

Liebherr LHM 800 officially inaugurated in Montevideo

Liebherr LHM 800

Four years after Montecon S.A., a multi-purpose terminal in Montevideo, Uruguay, charged Liebherr Maritime Cranes with designing and creating two new mobile harbour cranes, able to reach up to 22 rows of containers, the project has been completed, announces Liebherr. In early May owners of the Liebherr Group visited Montevideo for the official inauguration of […]

Tecon Rio Grande heads for 100 moves per hour

Tecon Rio Grande

Navis, a leading provider of operational technologies for terminal operators and ocean carriers (part of Cargotec Corporation), has announced this week that Brazilian Tecon Rio Grande container terminal (Tecon RG), a subsidiary of Wilson Sons Group, successfully upgraded to the N4 terminal system. Focusing on modernizing operations, Tecon RG has recently invested over USD 40 […]

Liebherr opens office in Buenos Aires

One of the world’s largest manufacturers of cargo handling machinery, Germany-based Liebherr Group, has inaugurated its office in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, says the company’s press release of today. The new office is a subsidiary of Liebherr-Argentina S.A., founded in 2004 and employing currently a total of 58 employees. From the newly setup […]

New Liebherr cranes for Latin America

Liebherr has recently delivered new cranes to several Latin American countries, including Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Mexico and Bahamas, reports the company. In Puerto Rico, Liebherr Container Cranes has completed delivery of 3 new STS container cranes to Crowley Maritime’s Isla Grande Terminal at the Port of San Juan. The units with an outreach of 39.62m, […]

Tender for Corozal expires with no bidders

The tender for a container terminal at Corozal to serve the Panama Canal has expired because no bids were received by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), wrote yesterday Splash 24/7. As we informed last year, four global port operators, including APM Terminals, Terminal Link, PSA International and Terminal Investment Ltd., were selected to compete for […]

APMT opens for business Lazaro Cardenas

On Monday, 27 February, APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico’s largest container terminal, welcomed its first official vessel, reports APM Terminals. The 9,600 TEU Maersk Salalah on the AC2 Transpacific service from Asia called the facility following the completion of its Phase 1. The new deep-water semi-automated Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal 2 (TEC2) project, representing an overall […]

Konecranes to deliver RTGs to Paraguay

Last week Konecranes signed an agreement with Terport S.A. (Terminales Portuarias S.A.) in Paraguay, South America to deliver 2 BOXHUNTER Rubber Tired Gantry cranes (RTGs), as announced by Konecranes’. The equipment is to be delivered in early 2018. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the deal. Terport S.A. is a multipurpose […]

Major changes in Buenos Aires to pull out some operators

The port of Buenos Aires is undergoing a number of major changes in its layout and makes a list of potential bidders who will compete in the tender for two container terminals, which is scheduled for the beginning months of 2017, writes Port Strategy, citing Latin America news agency Marco Trade News. The two terminals […]

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