Latest News for: Uruguay shipping


In One Ear: Perthshire found

The Daily Astorian 29 Sep 2022
The 13-member crew spent several hours on the stranded ship, trying to refloat her, but finally gave up, manned their two boats and went ashore ... Just in time, as the ship broke up four days after stranding. The crew left the island 14 days later and were taken to Montevideo, Uruguay.

Can Uruguay Adapt to Its New Role in International Drug Trade?

InSight Crime 15 Sep 2022
With drug seizures coming thick and fast, Uruguay is having to rapidly reassess its position in the global drug trade ... In July, five tons of cocaine were found at the Belgian port of Antwerp on a ship which had passed through Paraguay and Uruguay ... Coverage of Uruguay ... Second, Uruguay's organized crime no longer operates in a vacuum.

Biologist admits to illegally importing wildlife items

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 03 Sep 2022
The items came from Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Latvia, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay, according to court documents. Kazmaier did not declare any of the wildlife items he shipped except on three occasions when USFWS ...

At Uruguay's Port of Montevideo, a Deadly Circle of Fishing and Labor Abuse

InSight Crime 03 Aug 2022
On November 2, 2020, the Verdemilho finally docked at Uruguay’s port of Montevideo. Celso had already been dead for a day, his body placed in the ship’s freezer ... Crew members have, at times, alleged being beaten and locked aboard ships ... The port 76,000 tons of frozen fish in 2021, according to Uruguay port administration figures ... Coverage of Uruguay.

Squid Game - Uruguay Navy Chases and Captures Chinese Fishing Vessel

InSight Crime 07 Jul 2022
On July 1, several vessels were reported as fishing illegally inside the waters of Uruguay’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) ... Between 2018 and 2020, the deaths of 17 crew members were associated with ships in Uruguay's waters or docked at the Montevideo port, according to the US State Department's 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report.

An Inside Look at the COVID-19 Outbreak Aboard the Zaandam

The Maritime Executive 02 Jul 2022
The Harrowing Journey of a Cruise Ship at the Dawn of a Pandemic" gives the public a new inside view of the COVID outbreak aboard the Zaandam in the early days of the pandemic ... The ship made stops in Montevideo, Uruguay, and the Falkland Islands, and planned to conclude her voyage in San Antonio, Chile on March 21.

Optimistic outlook for summer citrus season

Fresh Plaza 17 Jun 2022
Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. is preparing for a busy summer citrus season as it finishes a successful end to the winter citrus season with Morocco. With the final Moroccan Nadorcotts shipped and sold, the first easy peelers from Peru and Uruguay have already arrived and volume will pick up slowly in the coming weeks as Chile and South Africa enter the fold.


Fresh Plaza 27 May 2022
Most of the shipping lines have stopped their services to the Russian ports and some of the exporters stopped their operations completely after the war started, as 80% of their production normally goes to the Russian market ... Uruguay will also begin shipping next month and have supplies until September.

Oranges seeing slight shift in consumption habits

Fresh Plaza 26 May 2022
Supplies of oranges look steady right now. Bill Weyland, vice-president of sales for Seven Seas in Iselin, NJ says that California is busy finishing up with production of Navel oranges and should wrap up by late June. Meanwhile import oranges are also well underway ... Uruguay will also begin shipping next month and have supplies until September ... Tel ... ....

Camposol clementine harvest in Uruguay slightly higher

Fresh Plaza 17 May 2022
The mandarin clementine harvest in Uruguay is currently going well with slightly higher than estimated volumes for Camposol Uruguay being packed and shipped thus far ... However, this remains to be seen after arrival, says Miguel Rodas, operations manager at Camposol Uruguay ... Camposol Uruguay.

South America establishing self as site for experiential cruise tourism

La Prensa Latina 27 Apr 2022
It’s time for Punta del Este,” Uruguay’s deputy ... “I think that South America is the great reserve of tourism,” he said, adding that the port of Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, already has had 143 requests from cruise ships to dock there this year.

Uruguayan town boasts food delicacies to rival lost treasure

La Prensa Latina 15 Apr 2022
By Santiago Carbone. Aguas Dulces, Uruguay, Apr 15 (EFE).- Exotic fruits such as strawberry guava, jelly palm, or pineapple guava are part of the natural riches of this town on Uruguay’s Atlantic coast where a Portuguese ship loaded with gold coins sank in 1875 ... “Uruguay is a tourist country ... EFE scr/dr Tags ....

Falklands: On board the Norland, the ferry that went to war

BBC News 02 Apr 2022
Norland had been pressed into action as a troop ship for the taskforce sent to recover the Falklands ... And, with that, the ship sailed off to war ... When the ship put the PoWs ashore in Montevideo, Uruguay, Keith says his "hand was red-raw as every Argentinian that went down that gangplank shook my hand.".

Uruguay navigates shipping cost increases in coming citrus season

Fresh Plaza 08 Mar 2022
According to Marta Bentancur, from the Union of Fruit Producers and Exporters of Uruguay (UPEFRUY), they must navigate the shipping delays and increased costs carefully to make the coming season a success. “For Uruguay, and many other countries of course, the crisis will bring about several issues for our next citrus season.

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