Containerlines set to control 85% of the reefer market by 2021

Containerships are set to control 85% of the reefer market by 2021, up from the current 79%, according to a report published by British consultants Drewry. By 2021, seaborne reefer cargo will exceed 134m tonnes – increasing by an average of 2.8% per annum, according to Drewry’s report. Despite future seaborne cargo growth levels being […]

Shippers, cargo and business

The Aché Laboratories Group signed an agreement with the Government of Pernambuco to purchase a 25-hectare plot located within the Suape Port Industrial Complex. The company is to invest R$500m in the construction of a drug factory and an on-site distribution center. The works are due to start in February 2018 and will last 10 […]

Shipping, Ports, terminals and related infrastructure

The Port of Suape has launched a tender to hire a company that will continue the technical and financial feasibility studies with a view to installing a second container terminal, Tecon 2. The project, which began in 2012, is estimated to require an investment of approximately R$1bn. Tecon 2 will have a 900m long pier, […]