Container ship stopovers at Brazilian ports fall 10% YoY in AugustSep, 12, 2021 Posted by Ruth Hollard
In August, Brazilian ports registered the docking of 604 container ships, a drop of 0.50% compared to July 2021 and almost 10% compared to August 2020.
In Santos, there were 154 dockings, an increase of 5.47% compared to July 2021 and a drop of 4.34% compared to August 2020.
See the chart below for container ship stopovers in Brazilian ports per week as of January 2020:
Container ship stopovers at Brazilian ports per week | Jan 2020 to September 2021 (partial)
In the first eight months of the year, Brazilian ports registered 4,941 container ship calls, against 5,043 in the same period of 2020, a drop of 2.02%.
The Port of Itaqui had the largest proportional growth in the number of stopovers in the period: 38.1%, followed by the Port of Fortaleza (+22.5%) and Navegantes (+14.41%). The biggest falls were in the ports of Natal (-12%) and Itajaí (-10.84%). Santos, the largest port in Latin America, had a 1.88% drop in the number of calls in the first eight months of 2021 compared to January to August 2020.
Stopovers of container ships in Brazil by port | Jan/Aug 2020 to Jan/Aug 2021
|wdt_ID||Brasil||Jan-Aug | 2020||Jan-Aug | 2021||Diff.%|
|5||Vila Do Conde||105||110||4.76%|
|11||Rio De Janeiro||377||356||-5.57%|
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