Latin American Ports Must Expand

US ports are said to be among the competitors to benefit the most from the completion of the Panama Canal expansion, however, TOS system provider Real-time Business Solutions (RBS) has made an urgent call-out for Latin American ports to build on their infrastructure, in order to take advantage of the boom in trade volumes.

Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd Join Forces

<<Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk Line have agreed to cooperate in increasing the safety of dangerous goods. In a meeting which was held in Hamburg, Germany, Maersk Line showed interest in implementing a tracing system similar to Hapag-Lloyd’s watchdog program into their business processes.

MEET KEY PLAYERS & NEW OPPORTUNITIES

<<MEET KEY PLAYERS & ASSESS HOW CHANGING COMMODITY FLOWS ARE DRIVING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

  • Ports: Network with potential customers, including tenants for your various facilities and developers of new facilities; attract customers for site development & overall economic development
  • Terminals: Meet with shippers and transportation services that require your facilities and expertise along the supply chain
  • Shippers: Source transportation for your products and assess best-priced routes
  • Rail, Barge, Trucking & 3PL Services: Assess commodity flows, network with potential customers, and meet shippers and others along the supply chain to enhance business opportunities

Network and Hear from Industry Leaders Representing:

Shippers

American Chemistry Council
Big River Steel
ExxonMobil Chemical Co
Peaker Energy
Prism Midstream LLC
Smithfield
Soy Transportation Coalition

Transportation & Logistics

A.T. Kearney, Inc.
Agrico Sales, Inc.
American Commercial Lines
Canal Barge
Federal Marine Terminals
Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services Inc.
Gulf Intermodal Services 
JETCO Delivery
Marquette Transportation Co, LLC
New Orleans Public Belt Railway
The Kansas City Southern Railway
Triple G Express, Inc.
Watco Terminal & Port Services

Ports

Port of Beaumont
Port of Corpus Christi Authority
Port of Houston Authority
Port of New Orleans
Port of Victoria

Analysts & Consultants

Citigroup*
Ethos Midstream Advisors, LLC>>

Font: InfoCast,  http://www.informationforecastnet.com/email/KeyComm-D2-0928-C.html

MSC Launch New World’s Largest Containership

<<MSC has recently celebrated the christening of MSC Maya, the most recent MSC ‘Oscar class’ supersize containership, on her maiden call at Antwerp.

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