Friday, May 7, 2021
Longshoremen discharging grain aboard Bulker

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: 2835

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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: 2036

Thursday, April 29, 2021

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: 2467

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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: 4627

Thursday, January 7, 2021

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: 2492

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

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: 841

Monday, December 28, 2020

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: 2993


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

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: 3612

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

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: 1214

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

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: 2106

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

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: 362

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: 98

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: 30

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: 34

Friday, November 30, 2018
general cargo bulk ship
Maritime News

Spoils of Trade War: Argentina Loads Up On Cheap U.S. Soybean

By Hugh Bronstein and Karl Plume BUENOS AIRES/CHICAGO, Nov 30 (Reuters) – A ship named the Torrent is nearing the end of a 5,000-mile trip carrying soybeans from the U.S. Great...

November 30, 2018
Total Views: 11

Saturday, May 5, 2018
argentine grain exports

Ship Runs Aground Causing Delays on Argentina’s Parana River Near Rosario

By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, May 4 (Reuters) – Around 60 ships faced delays on Friday near Argentina’s grains hub of Rosario after a vessel on the Parana River ran...

May 5, 2018
Total Views: 7

Friday, February 9, 2018

Ship Queue Grows as Truck Strike Slows Argentina Grain Exports

BUENOS AIRES, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Some 93 cargo ships were waiting to load soy and corn from Argentina’s main exporting hub of Rosario on Friday, more than a week...

February 9, 2018
Total Views: 0

Thursday, December 28, 2017
argentine grain exports

Explosion Kills One at Argentine Grain Port

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximiliano Rizzi BUENOS AIRES, Dec 27 (Reuters) – An explosion at a grains terminal in Argentina owned by China’s COFCO International on Wednesday killed one employee,...

December 28, 2017
Total Views: 5

Friday, November 17, 2017
missing ara san juan sub

Argentine Navy Loses Contact with Submarine Off Patagonia

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 17 (Reuters) – An Argentine military submarine with 44 crew members on board was missing at sea in the South Atlantic on Friday, prompting a massive search...

November 17, 2017
Total Views: 10