Maritime profile: Greece

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
10.423 Millions
189 467 Millions current US$
90 606 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 128 900 Km²
-8.22 %
43 568 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
117.5 m/km²
0.000 GT
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
69 019 Thousands DWT
1 283 ships
363 811 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
6 098 800 TEU
9 325
136 718
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.13 %0.93 %0.22 %0.20 %0.31 %3.33 %2.22 %17.72 %10.16 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.96 %0.21 %0.75 %0.83 %2.42 %1.51 %1.04 %0.87 %0.36 %0.13 %0.93 %0.22 %0.20 %0.31 %3.33 %2.22 %17.72 %10.16 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.96 %0.21 %0.75 %0.83 %2.42 %1.51 %1.04 %0.87 %0.36 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-7.4 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
17 278
27 950
28 554
35 094
Merchandise imports
54 436
66 913
46 786
55 513
Merchandise trade balance
-37 158
-38 963
-18 232
-20 419
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %44 %44 %22 %22 %9 %9 %22 %22 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
3 6912 6862 0972 0251 6823 6912 6862 0972 0251 682
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-18.5 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
(e) 50.9
54.9
43.2
60.8
Travel
(e) 39.2
34.2
44.6
19.0
Other services
-
10.3
11.8
19.5
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
(e) 17 243
20 461
15 160
15 778
Transport services imports
(e) 8 477
10 847
10 401
11 276
Transport services trade balance
(e) 8 766
9 614
4 759
4 503
NATIONAL FLEET
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-0.7 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
54 642.0
67 629.2
75 191.2
69 018.9
Oil tankers
31 035.0
42 335.9
45 719.3
45 786.1
Bulk carriers
20 468.0
21 401.8
26 051.5
18 865.2
General cargo
494.0
368.4
203.1
165.4
Container ships
2 237.0
2 406.4
1 680.0
535.8
Other types of ships
408.0
1 116.6
1 537.3
3 666.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
6546851653736426851803696357961903996368942024045879130232419
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)
0.4900.4890.4790.4710.4670.4650.4590.4540.4220.4200.4900.4890.4790.4710.4670.4650.4590.4540.4220.420
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
60.359.859.559.760.060.260.258.358.658.357.257.948.549.343.346.745.341.541.941.641.244.646.342.746.346.643.243.442.241.840.940.740.539.639.438.338.638.534.730.530.629.329.929.931.430.439.536.825.025.128.028.131.730.726.129.232.732.532.829.7
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
136 718
0.82
21
8 018
7 586
3 886
215 553
Liquid bulk carriers
11 818
0.62
21
5 581
8 889
..
87 146
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
459
0.98
23
5 315
6 316
..
17 242
Liquefied natural gas carriers
45
1.22
11
110 612
90 715
..
137 535
Dry bulk carriers
2 767
0.43
26
5 993
10 057
..
88 930
Dry breakbulk carriers
6 232
1.16
33
2 756
3 844
..
66 870
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
3 397
..
32
16 495
6 975
..
76 420
Container ships
3 802
0.98
15
41 708
..
3 886
215 553
Passenger ships
108 198
..
21
7 158
..
..
168 666
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
2.12.12.12.12.12.12.52.52.42.42.12.72.73.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.12.82.82.85.04.24.24.74.24.23.04.04.04.54.54.54.54.94.24.24.34.14.14.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.82.82.82.82.82.82.81.71.71.72.12.12.11.62.62.62.62.62.61.82.62.43.54.94.93.33.33.33.83.03.03.03.03.03.02.83.94.14.13.63.43.84.04.24.44.44.44.44.42.513.613.513.013.513.012.512.712.712.812.312.814.415.214.515.314.614.913.713.613.914.214.513.414.815.815.715.614.214.014.814.013.714.513.812.912.812.011.913.512.011.711.912.413.212.410.57.17.68.710.915.615.215.717.014.812.011.911.416.516.862.361.761.561.962.562.862.861.161.260.960.060.851.252.245.448.246.842.943.143.042.645.847.844.347.547.844.344.843.342.741.941.541.140.540.138.538.738.934.730.330.429.129.628.830.429.638.336.022.422.427.128.031.229.725.327.931.731.832.128.8
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