Heavy Lift Across the World

Regions | Latin America

News and developments from logisticians and specialised transport providers active in the Latin American heavy lift and project forwarding market.

Sealand launches Central America Service

April 24 - Sealand, the intra-Americas regional ocean carrier of the Maersk Group, has launched a direct, all-water service connecting Central America, Panama and Colombia with the USA.

Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec

MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy for internation

Protectionist risks remain for airfreight

April 9 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth results for global airfreight markets for February 2018, showing a 6.8 percent increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to the same peri

FOX powers ahead in Panama

April 4 - FOX Brasil has completed a two-year project transporting components for a biomass power plant in Chiriqui, Panama.

Blue Water lands Liza contract

March 21 - ExxonMobil has awarded Blue Water Shipping the logistics services contract for the Liza Phase 1 development offshore Guyana.

DP World takes over Cosmos

March 19 - DP World has acquired Peruvian logistics provider Cosmos Agencia Maritima (CAM) for USD315.7 million.

Demag delivers for Gruas Maule

March 13 - Chile-based Gruas Maule has expanded into the crane rental business with the acquisition of a Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane.

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