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Svitzer Names Van Dijk CCO Americas

Sep 26, 2019

Svitzer has appointed Arjen Van Dijk as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for the Americas region.With more than 15 years in global shipping and transportation, the 43 year old Dutch maritime professional brings to Svitzer extensive knowledge and insights…

ICTSI Argentina Opens TecPlata Terminal

Apr 12, 2019

International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) has inaugurated container operations at TecPlata, located in Argentina’s Puerto de La Plata.The opening ceremony was attended by the vice governor of the province of Buenos Aires, the Minister of Production and several other national…

Tango FLNG En Route to Argentina

Dec 27, 2018

Belgium based EXMAR announced Thursday that its floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has left China for a 45-day voyage to the destination of its liquefaction operations at the Port of Bahia Blanca in Argentina.The barge-based Tango…

China to Halt Additional Tariffs on U.S.-made Cars

Dec 14, 2018

China to suspend additional 25 pct tariffs on U.S.-made cars for three months; China's planned tariff halt follows purchase of U.S. soybeans.China will suspend additional tariffs on U.S.-made vehicles and auto parts for three months starting Jan…

Exmar Bags FLNG Contract from YPF

Nov 21, 2018

Belgium's Exmar and YPF of Argentina announced the signing of a firm, ten-year agreement to deploy Exmar’s barge-based floating LNG liquefaction unit (FLNG) currently known as Caribbean FLNG to produce and export LNG from the Vaca Muerta source at the Neuquén Basin in Argentina…

Trudeau Discussed Steel Tariffs with Trump in Paris

Nov 12, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday he had discussed U.S. steel and aluminium tariffs with President Donald Trump over the weekend and that he hoped to reach a resolution on the matter by the G20 summit in Argentina.'I absolutely brought up the issue of steel and aluminium tariffs…

Vietnam Could Halt Certain 'Dangerous' Wheat Imports

Oct 11, 2018

Vietnam might halt imports of wheat cargoes containing cirsium arvense, or thistle seed, while suggesting local importers should seek supplies from Kazakhstan, Australia and Argentina, local media reported on Thursday.Wheat importer Vietnam…

Eurotainer Appoints APM Terminals as Agent for Argentina

Jul 25, 2018

Eurotainer US, Inc. has selected APM Terminals Inland Services Argentina as the exclusive agent for the sales and marketing of its tank container leasing services in Argentina.APM Terminals serves the Argentinian market through five strategically…

Cargo Ship Collides with Dock in Rosario

Apr 25, 2018

A cargo ship collided with a dock on the Parana River in Argentina's grains hub of Rosario on Wednesday, causing a slowdown of activity at terminal 6 in the port of General San Martín and raising soymeal prices.'The southern pier of terminal 6 is operational…

Importers Buy U.S. Corn at Record Pace

Mar 16, 2018

Importers are buying U.S. corn at the fastest pace since the mid-1990s, according to U.S. government data, as tightening stocks in Latin America prompt a rush to purchase cargoes of the grain from animal feeders worldwide. A deepening drought in Argentina and limited corn supplies in Brazil…

Truckers in Argentina Lift Strike, Freeing Grain Exports

Feb 12, 2018

Truckers in Argentina ended a strike that had stalled grain exports and agreed to meet with transportation authorities later this month to resolve their differences, the government said on Saturday. Nearly 100 cargo ships were waiting on…

Ships Queue as Truck Strike Slows Argentina Grain Exports

Feb 09, 2018

Some 93 cargo ships were waiting to load soy and corn from Argentina's main exporting hub of Rosario on Friday, more than a week into a truck owners strike, the spokesman for an industry group said. That was up from just over 60 on Thursday…

New Women in Maritime Network Launched

Dec 19, 2017

Central and Latin America celebrated the launch of a new women in the maritime network in Valparaíso, Chile (13-15 December), which joins the International Maritime Organization (IMO)  family of regional Women in Maritime Associations (WIMAs)…

Argentina Cuts Tariffs on Used Oil Equipment Imports

Aug 10, 2017

Argentina's government published a decree on Thursday eliminating or reducing tariffs on imports of used equipment for oil and natural gas companies, a measure long sought by the industry, but it included requirements to buy some locally produced goods…

APM Terminals Wins South America Calls on New Asian Service

Jul 06, 2017

Direct services between Asia and the East Coast of South America will begin port calls at APM Terminals Buenos Aires, Argentina, and APM Terminals Itajaí, Brazil. The joint service deployed by Hapag-Lloyd, NYK, ZIM, Hyundai and Hamburg…

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