Brazil Truckers Strike

Dear Valued Customer,

Despite efforts by the Brazilian Federal Government and the reported suspension of the truckers’ strike, main Brazilian highways continue to face road blocks for the tenth consecutive day. Supply of goods, including perishable foodstuff continue to be a challenge in the entire nation. Fuel distribution is slowly starting to reach main gas stations throughout main cities but with limited supply.

As a consequence, container traffic in the main Brazilian ports is still interrupted and only very limited container traffic was being processed through the ocean terminals. Discharged containers remain inside the ports waiting to be transported to the final destination; cargo that should have been loaded onto vessels during the week did not arrive at the port.

We are currently reviewing all schedule options for our various services. We will inform you about required changes as soon as possible.

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions you may have.