Maritime profile: Norway

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
5.421 Millions
360 080 Millions current US$
164 906 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 365 123 Km²
-0.76 %
72 511 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
145.7 m/km²
76 642 GT
68 423 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
23 144 Thousands DWT
1 608 ships
64 036 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
836 102 TEU
33 701
584 421
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.07 %3.25 %0.42 %0.48 %0.45 %1.12 %2.63 %3.12 %5.54 %0.13 %0.39 %1.91 %2.17 %0.10 %0.69 %1.19 %8.19 %0.90 %1.99 %4.12 %0.07 %3.25 %0.42 %0.48 %0.45 %1.12 %2.63 %3.12 %5.54 %0.13 %0.39 %1.91 %2.17 %0.10 %0.69 %1.19 %8.19 %0.90 %1.99 %4.12 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-17.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
103 759
130 657
103 915
84 459
Merchandise imports
55 488
77 330
76 424
80 447
Merchandise trade balance
48 271
53 327
27 491
4 012
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %23 %23 %51 %51 %9 %9 %15 %15 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
14 4089 6348 1808 1706 41814 4089 6348 1808 1706 418
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-17.2 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
54.6
44.1
43.5
42.1
Travel
11.7
11.3
11.7
5.0
Other services
32.1
42.8
42.8
50.0
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
16 279
18 262
18 103
14 970
Transport services imports
9 181
11 281
10 222
9 262
Transport services trade balance
7 097
6 980
7 881
5 708
NATIONAL FLEET
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+5.1 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
24 243.0
20 811.2
19 517.4
23 143.5
Oil tankers
10 971.0
9 356.8
5 849.2
7 822.6
Bulk carriers
6 866.0
4 046.3
5 566.2
5 766.6
General cargo
3 318.0
3 315.8
388.6
635.7
Container ships
72.0
7.3
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
3 016.0
4 085.1
7 713.5
8 918.6
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
117902351029211540212988811440213102811161021298791146023410470
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)
0.2710.2040.1800.1710.1710.1710.1680.1670.1630.1580.2710.2040.1800.1710.1710.1710.1680.1670.1630.158
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
10.310.29.610.610.711.410.510.310.29.510.08.58.58.68.29.39.610.410.310.311.011.210.410.310.310.310.510.510.310.010.110.710.211.111.211.211.39.811.710.99.99.79.69.310.510.210.110.710.89.89.68.710.510.19.49.38.87.27.37.2
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
584 421
0.40
14
3 947
7 209
848
165 680
Liquid bulk carriers
5 803
0.61
15
12 715
20 749
..
165 680
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
1 050
0.76
11
10 741
11 957
..
48 060
Liquefied natural gas carriers
510
0.27
14
14 772
10 663
..
121 597
Dry bulk carriers
2 384
0.83
15
17 300
29 233
..
109 716
Dry breakbulk carriers
33 907
0.31
23
2 704
3 240
..
39 258
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
3 750
..
18
10 402
6 346
..
72 684
Container ships
3 159
0.33
15
8 968
..
848
17 189
Passenger ships
533 858
..
14
3 772
..
..
111 554
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
5.34.94.95.65.25.25.15.14.94.24.22.82.82.02.02.02.02.02.02.02.02.02.02.02.02.02.62.62.62.62.72.42.12.42.42.42.62.62.62.62.62.52.52.52.82.82.83.53.13.11.70.9850.9850.9850.9320.9320.9321.91.91.95.85.14.95.96.16.15.85.85.74.54.53.94.04.95.05.05.35.35.35.35.25.25.25.25.15.15.05.15.14.75.25.44.94.34.34.34.24.24.24.34.64.24.24.34.24.24.24.24.14.14.44.44.44.44.84.84.84.24.33.86.05.95.85.95.65.65.05.05.04.24.23.13.53.83.83.84.24.24.24.23.73.73.73.63.63.63.53.53.53.23.34.23.63.03.03.02.52.52.52.52.51.61.61.62.22.22.22.22.22.22.42.22.22.22.22.22.21.81.81.36.16.46.16.86.86.86.56.56.64.44.43.94.04.33.83.84.24.24.24.24.04.04.04.14.04.04.14.24.23.02.92.42.81.81.81.83.03.03.03.03.03.63.63.73.73.73.73.73.73.73.73.53.63.63.83.83.83.63.73.75.66.46.17.07.07.26.15.65.65.66.05.75.55.85.85.75.75.34.64.55.45.44.14.44.44.64.54.54.75.15.05.14.94.75.16.46.15.05.65.15.05.04.84.55.24.64.65.35.34.44.14.65.25.25.04.93.94.34.34.6
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).
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