August 3 - Effective August 23, 2017, Seaboard Marine will begin offering two weekly sailings from PortMiami to Puerto Limon in Costa Rica, both having a three day transit, one leaving Miami every Wednesday, the other every Friday.
August 1 - Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX) has decided not to renew the maritime agreement with Chile, established in 1975, which stipulated that only Brazilian or Chilean flagged vessels could operate between the two countries.
July 12 - New resolutions on ballast water management and carbon dioxide emissions concluded the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 71st meeting.
June 30 - Cargolux Airlines has added Atlanta, USA to its destinations served from Zhengzhou, China (CGO), becoming the second US-destination, after Chicago, to receive direct connections to and from Cargolux's Chinese hub.
June 23 - BIMCO, INTERCARGO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO have made a joint proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector.
June 21 - Universal Americas Lines, a newly introduced brand within the Universal Africa Lines (UAL) Alliance, has announced a service to Latin America and the Caribbean, departing from the US Gulf with the first sailing scheduled for mid July.
June 9 - The ongoing drama surrounding the future of the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank - the government's official export credit agency (ECA) - has taken several dramatic twists recently. While its future has been secured, the bank remains hamstrung by a