Pacific

APM Terminals introduce new era for Quetzal port

APM Terminals announced its plan to strengthen Guatemala’s newest container terminal, APM Terminals Quetzal, providing more shipping lines calling and faster truck turntimes, to offer high productivity port operation.

USS Kearsarge returns after relief operations in Puerto Rico

After more than two months at sea, providing disaster relief in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the amphibious warship USS Kearsarge returned to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. on 6th of November, United States Naval Institute said.

Construction of Amador cruise port begins

The Panama Maritime Authority held a ceremony, on 18 October, for the construction of the new Amador Cruise Port, generating a new destination for cruises on the Pacific side of the country. The design and construction of the Amador cruise terminal, at Perico Island, was awarded to the consortium Cruceros del Pacifico.

CMA CGM buys SOFRANA Unilines

French containership company CMA CGM announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase through its subsidiary, ANL, the majority of the shares in SOFRANA Unilines, operating in Pacific Islands.

New service between Australia and US launched

CMA CGM and SEATRADE announced their collaboration on the creation of a new vessel sharing agreement with a view to improve the supply of transport between Australia and the United States. The new companies will offer a fast, direct and dedicated reefer service from New Zealand to the United States and Europe with stops in Peru, which will include a very short transit time to supply fruits to the United States and Europe.

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