Maritime profile: Greece

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
10.473 Millions
211 182 Millions current US$
100 196 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 128 900 Km²
1.87 %
(e) 66 450 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
117.5 m/km²
6 867 GT
1 731 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
69 162 Thousands DWT
1 293 ships
347 517 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
6 098 800 TEU
9 325
159 583
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
0.14 %0.93 %0.24 %0.20 %0.32 %3.48 %2.12 %17.64 %10.24 %0.01 %0.01 %0.96 %0.21 %0.75 %0.80 %2.31 %1.46 %1.08 %0.77 %0.42 %0.14 %0.93 %0.24 %0.20 %0.32 %3.48 %2.12 %17.64 %10.24 %0.01 %0.01 %0.96 %0.21 %0.75 %0.80 %2.31 %1.46 %1.08 %0.77 %0.42 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-4.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
17 278
27 950
28 554
37 887
Merchandise imports
54 436
66 913
46 786
62 309
Merchandise trade balance
-37 158
-38 963
-18 232
-24 422
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %39 %39 %32 %32 %9 %9 %18 %18 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
4 0862 5192 2102 1271 7464 0862 5192 2102 1271 746
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-1.2 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
(e) 50.9
54.2
43.2
(e) 43.0
Travel
(e) 39.2
33.2
44.6
(e) 45.4
Other services
(e) 9.5
12.0
11.8
(e) 11.2
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
(e) 17 243
20 333
15 160
(e) 19 403
Transport services imports
(e) 8 477
11 984
10 401
(e) 12 746
Transport services trade balance
(e) 8 766
8 349
4 759
(e) 6 658
NATIONAL FLEET
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-4.1 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
54 642.0
67 629.2
75 191.2
69 161.7
Oil tankers
31 035.0
42 335.9
45 719.3
44 694.6
Bulk carriers
20 468.0
21 401.8
26 051.5
20 647.9
General cargo
494.0
368.4
203.1
172.4
Container ships
2 237.0
2 406.4
1 680.0
524.6
Other types of ships
408.0
1 116.6
1 537.3
3 122.2
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
637695180375635796190399636894202404581913123141257817132250423
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2019¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.4840.4830.4720.4690.4630.4480.4380.4310.4290.4030.4840.4830.4720.4690.4630.4480.4380.4310.4290.403
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
60.060.260.258.358.658.357.257.948.549.343.346.745.341.541.941.641.244.646.342.746.346.643.243.442.241.840.940.740.539.639.438.338.638.534.730.530.629.329.929.931.430.439.536.825.025.128.028.131.730.726.129.232.732.532.829.7
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2019
 
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
159 583
0.74
21
8 716
7 442
3 839
217 612
Liquid bulk carriers
12 175
0.53
21
5 232
8 279
..
162 542
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
423
0.92
26
4 920
5 709
..
45 805
Liquefied natural gas carriers
51
1.10
13
100 441
82 289
..
136 980
Dry bulk carriers
3 001
0.33
26
6 104
10 220
..
45 271
Dry breakbulk carriers
6 531
1.12
31
2 869
3 983
..
51 065
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
3 000
..
31
18 886
7 767
..
76 500
Container ships
3 781
1.05
15
41 464
..
3 839
217 612
Passenger ships
130 621
..
21
8 188
..
..
171 500
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
2.12.12.12.12.12.12.82.82.82.82.82.82.81.71.71.72.12.12.11.62.62.62.62.62.61.82.62.43.54.94.93.33.33.33.83.03.03.03.03.03.02.83.94.14.13.63.43.84.04.24.44.44.44.44.42.52.12.12.52.52.42.42.12.72.73.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.12.82.82.85.04.24.24.74.24.23.04.04.04.54.54.54.54.94.24.24.34.14.14.113.012.512.712.712.812.312.814.415.214.515.314.614.913.713.613.914.214.513.414.815.815.715.614.214.014.814.013.714.513.812.912.812.011.913.512.011.711.912.413.212.410.57.17.68.710.915.615.215.717.014.812.011.911.416.516.862.562.862.861.161.260.960.060.851.252.245.448.246.842.943.143.042.645.847.844.347.547.844.344.843.342.741.941.541.140.540.138.538.738.934.730.330.429.129.628.830.429.638.336.022.422.427.128.031.229.725.327.931.731.832.128.8
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.
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: 11 November 2020