February 20 - Shipping giant Maersk Line has celebrated 100 years of trading with Brazil.

The steamship Laura Maersk reached Brazilian shores for the first time on 19 February 1913, docking at Paranagua with 2,800 tonnes of cargo. ??

Maersk Line said it is investing USD2.2 billion in 16 new ships specially designed to visit Brazil's shallow-water ports. Fourteen are currently in operation.