Sept 1, 2020 | An evaluation of BR do Mar and the future of Cabotage

Rapid expansion of the Brazilian coastal trades has led to a pending shortage of carrying capacity. Brazilian domestic cabotage reached 667,849 TEU in 2019, up 13% from 591,921 TEU in 2018, according to ABAC, the Association of Brazilian Cabotage Operators. The BR do Mar bill of law, which is the legislation put before Congress over […]

Jun 29, 2020 | Analysis Of Brazil’s Increased Agribusiness Exports, And Its Impact On Container Shipping & Freight Rates

Despite the coronavirus, Brazilian agribusiness exports have been growing apace this year with pork exports showing the biggest percentage increase and soya exports to China heading up the volume statistics. The rise in Brazil’s exports of agribusiness On the export side, Brazil has bucked the trend of international trade despite deteriorating economic, political, and Coronavirus […]

May 13, 2020 | Datamar CEO comments on vessel call cancellations in ‘Valor Econômico’

Datamar’s CEO, Andrew Lorimer, was one of the interviewees of the newspaper Valor Econômico in a report published on Monday, May 11th. Titled “China cancels 12 shipments to Brazil by July”, the text addresses the consequences for exporters of the lack of space on vessels. In Andrew’s opinion, with the dollar favorable for exports, there […]

Dec 18, 2019 | Datamar’s Brazilian team visits the company’s office in India

Datamar’s director, Andrew Lorimer, and Data & Business Development’s manager, Federico Zambianchi, are visiting Datamar’s facilities in India. The office, located in the city of Bangalore, known as the Indian Silicon Valley, is responsible for processing data from DataLiner, Datamar’s solution that brings containerized maritime trade data to the entire east coast of South America. […]

December 6, 2019 | Container handling in Brazil grows 3% from January to October 2019

In the midst of national and international headlines about the reliability of Brazil’s economic statistics, Datamar released, three days ago, the data on the movement of containers exported and imported by Brazil relative to the charter of ships in October this year. Container movement is notoriously recognized by experienced consultants as a measure that well […]

June 18, 2019 | DataLiner released early with reduced time lag

As of this month (June 2019), Datamar is making the DataLiner system available with a fresh month of data (May 2019 data) much earlier than previously done. Until now, customers had to wait 30 days to know the results of the previous month, although as of this month the time lag is down to under 20 days. In the […]