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  • Five year forecast of demand and capacity by region
  • Terminals' leadership view of the economy and the business environment
  • Reliable, up-to-date data on throughput, infrastructure and equipment
  • The services' configuration and alliances
  • Port Authority models and plans for terminal concessions
  • Port restrictions on increasing vessel sizes


I - Economics, Trade and Regulations

Assessment of the economic environment in Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay, including key indicators and short-term prospects;

  • Analysis of commodities traded in 2018 from ECSA countries;
  • Survey of relevant policy and regulatory news (2018 and early 2019).

II – Container Analysis and Forecast

  • Container traffic analysis for ECSA countries;
  • 5-year regional forecast, including analysis of differences between demand and capacity.

III – Container Terminals Along ECSA

  • Evaluation of the current business climate and short-term perspectives: Business Monitor Index of the ECSA Container Terminal;
  • Container terminal profiles for all major ECSA terminals, including a wide range of information:
      • - Terminal and shareholder concessions;
      • - Terminal traffic data including type of traffic (exports, imports, cabotage, transit, transshipment) and type of equipment (dry, reefer, tank);
Continuation: III – Container Terminals Along ECSA
  • Relevant terminal features including: naval accessibility (maximum vessel dimensions allowed), infrastructure, equipment, IT, internal connections;
      • - Capacity to handle containers and details of future expansions;
      • - Selected key performance indicators;
      • - Navigation services by 'trade lane', including key features;
      • - Top 10 commodities (exports / imports);
      • - Top 10 exporters and consignees;
      • - Top 10 shipping lines (exports / imports);
  • New terminal developments and concessions.

IV – Analysis of Container Shipping Services

  • ECSA container transportation services by commercial route, including relevant key features;
  • New maritime line configurations and perspectives.

ECSA Container Terminals Report 2019

Developed by:

Andrew Lorimer has 22 years’ experience in the maritime data industry and has been the Managing Director of Datamar for the last 14 years. Prior to that he spent 6 years at Lloyd’s List Intelligence in London, where he led the company’s tanker tracking division. Datamar specializes in maritime, port and foreign trade data in South America, working in partnership with shipping lines, container terminals and ship agencies to develop data solutions for the sector. Datamar is a pioneer in introducing these services and works to maintain best practices in data provision and usage.

Dr. Andreas Nohn is a mathematician and economist, and works as an independent consultant in the ports, transport and logistics sector. From 2013 to 2017, Dr. Nohn worked as a transport economist for HPC Hamburg Port Consulting GmbH, where his responsibilities included commercial, financial and economic analysis of ports and logistics projects, as well as mathematical and economic modelling.

Leonardo Garcia has five years’ experience in primary and secondary research in the maritime, port and foreign trade sectors. In the first four years he worked intensely with all shipping lines operating on the East Coast of South America to coordinate receipt of detailed information relating to port calls and manifests. In the last year he has been in charge of Datamar’s Terminals work, coordinating research and quality control of all relevant information.

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