Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Jan de Nul to Keep Dredging Argentina’s Parched Parana River

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Argentina’s government has formally agreed a 90-day deal with Belgian firm Jan de Nul to keep dredging the Parana River, a key grains thoroughfare,...

September 21, 2021
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Thursday, August 12, 2021
Shipping

100-Year Drought Impacting Argentina’s Grain Exports

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES, Aug 12 (Reuters) – A once-a-century drought has lowered the water level of Argentina’s main grains transport river, reducing farm exports and boosting logistics costs...

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 874

Friday, August 6, 2021
Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Argentina’s Soybean Super-Highway is Drying Up

By Jonathan Gilbert (Bloomberg) — Snaking its way through thousands of miles of South American rainforest and pampas and past sprawling soybean and corn farms, the Parana River is the main...

August 6, 2021
Total Views: 9204

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Ships moored Parana River Port
Ports

Argentine Port Workers Back On COVID-19 Vaccine Strike

By Hugh Bronstein (Reuters) – Argentine port workers said on Tuesday they would hold a 48-hour strike starting at midnight (0300 GMT Wednesday), after paralyzing agricultural exports from the country...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 980

Friday, May 21, 2021
Shipping

Argentina’s Key Grains Port Snarled After Strike over Vaccine Access

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES, May 21 (Reuters) – Argentina’s main grains port of Rosario was snarled on Friday in the aftermath of a 48-hour strike by tugboat captains and...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 1698

Friday, May 7, 2021
Longshoremen discharging grain aboard Bulker
Ports

Dryness Poses Underestimated Problem For South America Bulk Exports

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath (Reuters) – Argentine soy and corn harvesting is being driven by ideal weather conditions but the lack of rain that is helping farmers bring...

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 3019

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Low Water on Parana River ‘Trims’ Argentine Farm Exports

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, May 5 (Reuters) – Argentina’s Parana River, the grains superhighway that takes soy and corn from the Pampas farm belt to the...

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 2139

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Soy-Shipping Turmoil Deepens With Argentine Minister’s Death

By Jonathan Gilbert (Bloomberg) — Argentine farmers struggling to ship their crops through increasingly shallow rivers may soon face a new obstacle: One of the world’s key soy waterways needs to...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 2529

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Ports

Waterways Are Drying Up Making Navigation Difficult In Key South American Crop-Shipping Ports

The South American drought that’s helping push Wheat, Corn, and Soybean prices to multiyear highs isn’t just threatening crops, but also the ability to haul them on waterways that are drying up....

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 4766

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Biggest Soy Exporters Breathe Relief as Union Ends 29-Day Strike

By Jonathan Gilbert (Bloomberg) — Exporters in Argentina, the world’s biggest supplier of soy products, breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday as grain inspectors and tugboat pilots ended lengthy...

January 7, 2021
Total Views: 2497

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Loading Soybeans aboard ship in Rosario, Argentina
Ports

Massive Argentina Oilseed Strike Is Over

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath (Reuters) – Argentina’s soy crushing companies signed a contract with the country’s oilseed workers unions late on Tuesday, ending a 20-day strike over wages...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 847

Monday, December 28, 2020
Shipping

Loading of More Than 140 Grains Ships in Argentina Delayed Due to Strike

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Loading of more than 140 agricultural export ships in Argentina has been stalled by a port-side oilseed workers’...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 3008

Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Argentina Agro-Export Companies Improve Labor Deal to End Grains Port Strike

By Jorge Otaola BUENOS AIRES, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Argentina’s influential chamber of soyoil manufacturers and exporters on Sunday spiced up an offer to striking workers, seeking to end a...

December 28, 2020
Total Views: 1372

Sunday, December 27, 2020
Ships at anchor in Santa Fe, Argentina
Shipping

Argentina Calls Meeting to End Grains Ports Strike

By Jorge Otaola BUENOS AIRES, Dec 25 (Reuters) – Argentina is moving to resolve a ports strike that has bogged down agricultural exports from one of the world’s main bread...

December 27, 2020
Total Views: 3628

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Ships at anchor in Santa Fe, Argentina
Shipping

Argentina Soymeal Manufacturers Offer Workers Deal to End 2-week Strike, Union Says Not Enough

By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Soymeal manufacturers in Argentina presented late on Tuesday a proposal aimed at ending a two-week strike by oil and port workers...

December 23, 2020
Total Views: 1218

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Ships at anchor in Santa Fe, Argentina
Ports

Over 100 Grain Ships Delayed Due To Argentine Port Strike

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath (Reuters) Argentina is the No. 1 international exporter of soymeal livestock feed used to fatten hogs and poultry from Europe to Southeast Asia. Contract...

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 2109

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Ports

Grain Port Worker Strike Delays Ships in Argentina

By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, Nov 11 (Reuters) – The loading of five cargo ships in different grains ports in Argentina has been stalled for days due to strikes by...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 372

Monday, November 9, 2020
Loading Soybeans aboard ship in Rosario, Argentina
Maritime News

Argentine Grain Port Workers Strike Over Wages

By Nicolás Misculin BUENOS AIRES, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Argentine grain port workers launched surprise strikes to protest stalled wage talks, their labor union said on Monday, delaying shipments from...

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 110

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Maritime News

Parched Parana River Likely to Hit Argentine Grain Exports Through September

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, May 28 (Reuters) – Shallow water in Argentina’s Parana River will slow exports from the grains powerhouse and hurt the country’s soy...

May 28, 2020
Total Views: 32

Monday, May 11, 2020
Maritime News

Riverbank Collapse Disrupts Shipping on Argentina’s Parana River

By Lucila Sigal BUENOS AIRES, May 10 (Reuters) – Ships transporting cargo from Argentina’s Rosario grain hub through the Parana River are having to reduce their cargoes after a bank...

May 11, 2020
Total Views: 50