CMA CGM Completes Acquisition of Brazilian Cabotage Carrier Mercosul Line

CMA CGM has completed its acquisition of Mercosul Line, one of the leading carriers in Brazil's domestic container shipping market. CMA CGM on Monday announced the completion of the acquisition, which it says will allow the group to strengthen its service offering in Brazil, and more broadly in South America, especially in cabotage and “door-to-door” services. The French … [Read more...]

Nine Missing After Mercosul Line Containership Collides with Tug and Barges on Amazon River

A containership operated by Brazilian shipping company Mercosul Line was involved in a serious collision with a tug pushing barges down the Amazon River on Wednesday, with nine people reported missing from the tug. The head-on collision occurred around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 2, near the town of Óbidos in Pará, Brazil, as the 210-meter MV MERCOSUL SANTOS was heading … [Read more...]