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.
North America-South America
29 Mar 2018
The regional carrier's new service will offer fewer port calls — enabling it to build a larger buffer into its schedule.
14 Feb 2018
US imports from Central America surpassed 1 million TEU for the first time ever in 2017.
06 Dec 2017
Latin America leads Maersk's trade lanes in terms of capacity following the completion of the Hamburg Süd takeover, but rising demand is making the routes even more competitive.
03 Nov 2017
North Carolina’ port hopes new Central American route will help make up volume loss after collapse of Hanjin Shipping.
24 Oct 2017
The United States is the largest market for Brazilian coffee exports.
06 Sep 2017
Shortline, port operators are owned by the same investment group.
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.