Portonave doubles up

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Portonave SA is spending Rs120M (US$39.33M) to double its yard capacity as it attempts to fend off a challenge to its role as the number one...

New turning circle for Itajaí River

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Work on a new turning basin to allow the ports of ItajaĆ­ and Navegantes in Brazil, at the mouth of the ItajaĆ­ River, to handle ships up to...

Itajaí dredging delay

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Brazilā€™s newest container terminal Portonave is concerned that a spat between Brasilia and the local ItajaĆ­ Port Authority (IPA) means th...

Itajaí back in action

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Deepsea container carriers have started calling again with a decent draft at the flood-stricken ports of ItajaĆ­ and Navegantes in southern ...

Itajaí flood update

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A consortium led by Chinese dredging company Shanghai Dredging Company has won the Reais17.5M (US$7.228M) contract to carry out the emergenc...

Floods knock out Port of Itajaí

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The Brazilian port has been devastated by flash floods. Ironically, the controversial PortoNave container terminal, on the other side of the...

New Brazilian port laws

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Owners of the controversial Portonave box facility in Navegantes, Brazil breathed half a sigh of relief and half a sigh of resignation as Pr...

War over different visions of the future

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Plans to change the law and open up ports in Brazil to more private investment, including at new greenfield sites, have split the business c...

Row highlights dynamism of ports sector

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The dispute over Brazilā€™s latest container terminal start-up underscores the point that this sector is worth fighting over, but the outcom...