Dedicated to serve the world of soft commodities and provide superior transport services on these consignments.
The company, present in a wide range of countries around the globe, handles both Import and Export LCL & FCL containers.
Taking into serious consideration that air freight is a premium and costly service, our program focuses on quick transit.
South Star Shipping have become experienced in all sorts of rail transports both containerized and conventional.
In Southstar, Cotton comes with great responsibility along with the lowest freight rates, best service and equipment/space availability for the big lots of cargo when the season of cotton requires. This is what Southstar delivers.
More commodities and similar food products entered the books of Southstar during the recent years and being handled with the best of care. Name a few : Tea / Cotton / Plywood / Sesame / Raw Tobacco / Fertilizers / PVC / Soya / Husk / Grains / Pulses / etc.
Delicate and sensitive as it may be, the Cocoa commodity requires knowledge and proper handling for shipping in containers. Proper containers, correct stuffing, fast voyage transit times and most competitive freight rates. That’s what Southstar delivers to its Cocoa clients.
In contact with a great number of Rice and Food trading desks, Southstar Shipping has been moving containers with rice from the main producing countries to worldwide destinations in big lots of shipments and highly competitive freight rates.
Brazil Centre South sugar output drop, despite raise cane crush
Brazilian Centre South mills ramped up cane processing, but switched more of the crop into ethanol, leaving sugar production lower than a year before, data from cane industry group Unica showed.
Mills in the Centre South, responsible for some 90% of Brazilian sugar output, crushed 40.1m tonnes of cane in the second half of May, a significant increase on the 28.7m tonnes in the first half of the month as a seasonal upturn in processing volumes unfolds.
It was also higher than the 38.0m tonnes of cane crushed in the second half of May 2014.Read more
Overcapacity in on the east coast of South America, takes some container ship owners to reduce the capacity of their vessels in the region. The constant increase of the capacity of container ships, by the weak demand in Latin America, has forced the owners to review their plans. As a result, according to Drewry, the shipping companies Maersk and MSC reduce the capacity of their vessels in the 'trade' between Europe and the east coast of South America 9,000 TEUs to 5,500 TEUsRead more
THE US had dispatched the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, with a cruiser escort from The Mediterranean to the Gulf of Aden, reports maritime security contractor MAST in its Weekly Update newsletter.
The Saudis, Egyptians and Iranians have sent warships into the area. Cargo ships have been entering Yemeni ports, but face delays in getting permission from the Saudi coalition forces, said MAST.
They also must endure a thorough arms searches before docking. Shipping safety is also a concern alongside with fears of air strikes and offshore bombardment, which are likely to disrupt operations.Read more