Maritime profile: Cyprus

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
0.891 Millions
23 636 Millions current US$
11 693 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 9 240 Km²
-5.03 %
22 147 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
72.6 m/km²
..
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
34 528 Thousands DWT
1 056 ships
11 957 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
389 962 TEU
3 421
4 140
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.01 %0.04 %0.03 %0.02 %0.05 %1.67 %1.46 %0.58 %0.33 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.38 %0.06 %0.05 %0.15 %0.13 %0.33 %0.05 %0.05 %Not available or not separately reported0.01 %0.04 %0.03 %0.02 %0.05 %1.67 %1.46 %0.58 %0.33 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.38 %0.06 %0.05 %0.15 %0.13 %0.33 %0.05 %0.05 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-11.5 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
1 465
1 402
3 295
3 056
Merchandise imports
6 316
8 569
7 023
8 636
Merchandise trade balance
-4 851
-7 167
-3 728
-5 580
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %63 %63 %15 %15 %18 %18 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
229204177163156229204177163156
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-12.2 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
(e) 25.8
34.8
28.1
25.1
Travel
(e) 38.6
23.1
23.6
5.2
Other services
(e) 35.6
41.8
48.2
69.3
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
(e) 1 851
3 269
3 011
3 192
Transport services imports
(e) 1 374
1 637
1 732
1 768
Transport services trade balance
(e) 476
1 632
1 279
1 424
NATIONAL FLEET
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-0.1 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
34 180.0
31 305.2
33 131.0
34 527.8
Oil tankers
7 922.0
10 134.0
4 606.7
2 539.1
Bulk carriers
20 009.0
13 689.8
20 519.9
22 842.1
General cargo
2 708.0
1 766.5
1 301.7
1 331.7
Container ships
3 377.0
4 876.1
5 065.7
5 318.3
Other types of ships
164.0
838.7
1 636.9
2 496.7
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
3341971902864931018918330443290187174313512951851613075730718317230066
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2020¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.2500.2430.2410.2380.2380.2370.2360.2330.2300.2230.2500.2430.2410.2380.2380.2370.2360.2330.2300.223
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
17.918.118.418.418.518.218.218.317.917.717.717.317.417.413.319.819.619.820.219.218.218.017.517.616.716.716.216.615.916.616.716.616.617.317.816.915.516.817.517.618.016.416.217.016.117.413.813.312.313.113.817.717.816.416.516.816.516.516.016.2
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2020
 
Number of arrivals
Median time
in port (days)
Avg age
of vessels
Avg size (GT)
of vessels
Avg cargo
carrying
capacity (DWT)
per vessel
Avg container
carrying
capacity (TEU)
per container ship
Maximum size (GT) of vessels
All ships
4 140
0.66
30
9 685
7 718
1 849
76 420
Liquid bulk carriers
623
0.45
21
9 645
15 429
..
63 915
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
26
0.94
30
3 878
4 354
..
7 891
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
129
0.61
25
8 424
13 344
..
35 812
Dry breakbulk carriers
1 347
1.01
32
2 962
4 313
..
16 639
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
999
..
38
12 341
6 862
..
76 420
Container ships
679
0.52
18
20 868
..
1 849
75 582
Passenger ships
337
..
37
7 151
..
..
74 077
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
17.918.118.618.618.818.418.418.517.917.717.717.417.417.413.219.919.919.919.918.818.017.917.517.616.116.015.516.015.715.516.115.815.917.116.916.315.316.717.217.217.816.416.317.416.718.214.313.912.613.313.917.717.816.516.516.916.716.616.316.4
Source: Detailed data sources are available in the documentation of the corresponding tables in the Data Center (http://stats.unctad.org/data_center). A link to these tables is provided in each section of the profile.
Notes:
1
Sum of exports and imports.
2
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
3
Sum of exports and imports. Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
4
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
5
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
6
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
7
UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities. Refers to year 2019.
8
Refers to year 2015. Source: BIMCO-ICS Manpower Report 2015.
9
UNCTAD Secretariat, based on data provided by MarineTraffic (http://marinetraffic.com). Ships of 1000 GT and above.
10
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
11
UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdst.co.uk).
e
Estimated.
j
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
LNG:
Liquefied natural gas
LPG:
Liquefied petroleum gas
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GT:
Gross tons
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 22 July 2021