Containership calls at Brazilian ports fall 0.5% year-on-yearFeb, 11, 2022 Posted by Gabriel Malheiros
In January, 602 containerships docked in Brazilian ports, a 0.5% decrease from the same month in 2021. However, there were 157 calls registered at the Port of Santos, the largest in Latin America, a 1.9% increase from January 2021, when there were 154 calls.
Compared to the previous month, December 2021, the decrease was greater: 4%.
Check the chart below for the calls of container ships in Brazilian ports per month as of January 2021:
Containership calls at Brazilian ports per month | Jan 2022 to Jan 2021
Below is a comparison of containership calls in January 2022 and January 2021 by port:
Containership calls in Brazil by port | Jan 2022 to Jan 2021
|2||Vila Do Conde||10||14||40.0%|
|3||Rio De Janeiro||39||52||33.3%|
The survey carried out by Datamar also pointed out that despite the high value of freight, 2021 saw an increase in the number of containers transported by multipurpose ships in Brazil as an attempt to circumvent the logistical problems that persisted throughout the year.
These ships handled 10,367 TEUS in 2021, compared to 830 in 2020 (12 times higher) and only 219 in 2019. Check below a comparison of these volumes month by month:
Transport of containers on a multipurpose ship |Jan-Dec 2019-2021| TEU
- Trade Regulations Jul, 10, 2021 0
- Other Logistics Jun, 18, 2021 0
- Ports and Terminals Jun, 15, 2022 0
- Meat Sep, 13, 2021 0