Who and How Much in Maritime Cargo in Guatemala

In 2016, 281 million TEUS were mobilized, 10% more than in 2015, and the shipping companies Great White Fleet Ltd and Dole Ocean Cargo Express transported most of the cargo.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

From Agexport's "Logistic Monitor" newsletter:

Using information downloaded from the PIERS platform, an analysis was carried out of cargo container movement from Guatemala to the United States. The data indicates that in 2016 a total of 281,010 TEUs were transported, 10% more than in 2015. 93.7% of exports entered through one of the 15 main destination ports whose respective growth is detailed below.   

In regards to shipping companies, 84% of the cargo was mobilized through one of the 10 main shipping companies. In 2016, the months with the largest container movement were in March and April in which an average of 30,000 TEUS per month were mobilized. As a reference, it should be noted that a 40-foot container has a capacity of up to 2 TEUS. 

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