Vessel Calls

Container vessel calls at Brazilian ports down 7.28% YoY in October

Nov, 12, 2021 Posted by Ruth Hollard

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In October, there were 624 container vessel calls in Brazilian ports, a drop of 7.28% compared to the same month in 2020. In the Port of Santos, the largest in Latin America, there were 158 calls, a drop of 5.39 % compared to October 2020, when 167 vessels docked.

See the chart below for weekly container vessel calls in Brazilian ports since January 2020:

Container Vessel Calls at Brazilian Ports by Week | Jan 2021 to November 2021 (partial)

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In the accumulated result for the first ten months of the year, 6,163 container ships called at Brazilian ports, a drop of 2.9% compared to the same period in 2020, when 6,347 ships docked.

The ports of Itaqui, Fortaleza, Navegantes, Suape, and Vila do Conde experienced an increase in vessel calls over the previous year. The Port of Imbituba remained stable and the others showed fewer calls. See the graph below:

Container Vessel Calls in Brazil by Port | Jan/Oct 2021 to Jan/Oct 2020

wdt_ID Brasil Jan-Oct |2020 Jan-Oct | 2021 Diff.%
1 Itaqui 28 38 35.71%
2 Fortaleza 53 66 24.53%
3 Navegantes 446 507 13.68%
4 Suape 384 403 4.95%
5 Vila Do Conde 132 136 3.03%
6 Imbituba 43 43 0.00%
7 Santos 1.598 1.567 -1.94%
8 Salvador 404 395 -2.23%
9 Pecem 317 309 -2.52%
10 Rio De Janeiro 472 456 -3.39%

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