This paper displays the results obtained through exploratory research carried out through an online form that sought to assess the level of preparation of ports and port terminals in the face of climate change. This work was developed with the intention of complementing and continuing the research carried out by UNCTAD 2018 and published under the name UNCTAD Research Paper nº 18. That work identified biases due to the low number of participating ports in the South American and Caribbean region. This research was conducted with the objective of filling this gap. This paper also highlights the main differences between the two studies.

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