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TCM faces 6-month delay
28 June 2017

Delivery date on Costa Rica’s US$1bn Terminal de Contenedores de Moìn is set for June 2018 after costruction defects prove to be worse than first feared.

Del Montes bury hatchet to build brand
28 June 2017

The full and final settlement of all intra-Del Monte active litigation paves the way for Del Monte Pacific and Fresh Del Monte to embark on a series of new joint ventures.

Philippine banana exports to China fall
28 June 2017

The export volume of Philippine Cavendish bananas to China dropped by 33% for the first four months of 2017 compared to the same period of 2016.

California sees big rise in pear crop
28 June 2017

The California pear harvest starts in the first week of July and the industry forecast is up for the first time in several years.

Brazilian orange crop rebounds
28 June 2017

The Brazilian orange crop for 2017/18 is projected at 471m boxes, an increase of 34% compared to the previous crop.

South Africa braces for high cube chaos
27 June 2017

The Department of Transport has declared its intention to enforce a regulation that will end the movement of high cube containers on South African roads.

Mexican avocado exports break 1m MT
27 June 2017

Avocado shipments broke records in volume and value in 2016 according to the Economy Ministry statistics.

NZ mines rich seam in gold rush
27 June 2017

A new report forecasts that kiwifruit will contribute NZ$6.14bn to the New Zealand economy by 2030, driven principally by the success of new cultivar SunGold.

Panama posts fall in fruit exports
27 June 2017

Producers blame the ongoing global economic woes for the fall in fruit exports, with melons worst affected.

Maersk rolls out RCM on reefer
27 June 2017

The carrier says it has introduced remote management of refrigerated containers for cargo owners to prevent loss of products.

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