Infrastructure
Infrastructure

Brazil Rail Projects Impact Soybean Exports

Alan BarrettJul 4, 2019

On February 7, 2019, the Brazilian Supreme Court reinstated the National Land Transportation Agency’s (ANTT) authority to issue fines for anyone who does not pay…

Infrastructure

Panama Canal Authority Lowering Draft to 43 Feet

Alan BarrettJun 25, 2019

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that effective May 28, the maximum authorized draft for vessels transiting the canal’s Neopanamax locks will be 43 feet…

Infrastructure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority Deepening Waterways

Alan BarrettJun 22, 2019

In an ongoing effort to continually improve the U.S. transportation system, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design…

Infrastructure

U.S. Flooding: Comparing 1993 to 2019

Alan BarrettJun 18, 2019

The 2019 flood conditions have been much worse than 1993, but because the levees have held up significantly better, the 2019 flood is not receiving…

Infrastructure

Argentina Labor Strike Shuts Key Port as Political Unrest Lingers

Rob HatchettJun 11, 2019

Labor unions in Argentina organized a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, May 29 that resulted in grounded flights, halted public transportation, limited hospitals to emergency care…

Infrastructure

Brazil Amps Up Logistics Plans

Alan BarrettJun 8, 2019

One could argue that China, India, and developing Asia (Asian Growth Center) would not have improved as much as they have without the natural resources…