Maritime profile: Egypt

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
102.334 Millions
358 277 Millions current US$
86 473 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(o) 995 450 Km²
0.47 %
33 252 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
5.9 m/km²
2 364 GT
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
1 629 Thousands DWT
404 ships
4 220 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
5 928 454 TEU
(l) 7 021
10 825
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
1.31 %0.36 %0.42 %0.15 %0.34 %0.08 %0.05 %0.21 %0.16 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.30 %0.43 %0.77 %0.82 %0.26 %0.63 %0.72 %0.22 %Not available or not separately reported1.31 %0.36 %0.42 %0.15 %0.34 %0.08 %0.05 %0.21 %0.16 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total0.30 %0.43 %0.77 %0.82 %0.26 %0.63 %0.72 %0.22 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-8.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
12 912
26 438
21 349
26 630
Merchandise imports
22 449
52 923
63 574
59 843
Merchandise trade balance
-9 537
-26 485
-42 225
-33 213
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
12 %12 %46 %46 %20 %20 %4 %4 %18 %18 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
2 6651 7571 5861 5801 5032 6651 7571 5861 5801 503
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-16.1 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
32.4
33.3
52.5
47.4
Travel
46.8
52.6
32.7
29.2
Other services
20.8
14.1
14.8
23.4
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
4 746
7 916
9 727
7 132
Transport services imports
3 731
6 575
7 179
8 033
Transport services trade balance
1 014
1 341
2 549
-901
NATIONAL FLEET
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+3.2 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
1 644.0
1 517.9
1 535.1
1 629.2
Oil tankers
381.0
374.9
223.6
237.1
Bulk carriers
740.0
679.0
898.4
905.5
General cargo
333.0
243.4
104.3
111.0
Container ships
58.0
63.1
78.7
143.2
Other types of ships
132.0
157.4
230.0
232.4
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
31782814373147281335304828143630082814353096341436
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)
0.4440.4380.4310.4270.4200.4200.4060.3960.3930.3760.4440.4380.4310.4270.4200.4200.4060.3960.3930.376
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
68.567.868.160.661.260.664.063.655.261.864.258.156.955.856.255.956.157.358.158.755.559.759.857.055.655.855.554.754.053.952.852.052.450.949.650.851.853.649.447.446.446.946.245.445.543.944.546.147.445.447.346.145.143.743.144.247.047.246.445.6
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
10 825
1.48
18
30 547
31 462
4 655
232 618
Liquid bulk carriers
1 254
1.87
14
32 925
59 091
..
164 641
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
117
1.88
10
22 430
25 907
..
48 714
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
1 910
4.12
13
28 800
50 167
..
95 276
Dry breakbulk carriers
2 628
2.36
26
5 906
8 232
..
43 528
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
459
..
19
28 076
12 562
..
75 528
Container ships
3 787
0.97
15
51 248
..
4 655
232 618
Passenger ships
670
..
28
13 835
..
..
75 904
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
5.75.77.47.65.311.111.812.111.010.511.110.66.87.53.23.25.55.38.218.918.919.919.76.96.96.85.36.06.05.35.35.05.07.97.85.65.615.315.015.014.613.313.314.412.613.115.112.314.39.32.32.62.22.22.12.12.32.12.01.131.530.030.531.131.931.031.332.132.932.932.331.734.033.430.732.431.733.034.131.129.329.228.630.829.629.528.228.328.528.528.227.127.223.923.224.024.222.522.723.622.923.922.922.322.822.321.121.620.522.122.623.222.323.223.623.523.223.322.521.731.732.731.331.531.531.530.931.431.132.232.025.723.023.022.929.722.829.222.422.322.920.119.819.719.820.220.117.516.716.716.716.617.316.716.613.813.113.413.913.913.813.613.913.513.713.914.312.911.511.411.410.69.29.210.310.39.610.410.910.234.334.235.035.135.035.436.734.128.028.229.229.528.929.328.332.532.933.432.432.325.025.921.621.921.621.721.621.321.121.324.024.224.024.823.227.627.327.328.528.328.228.228.027.828.428.428.124.323.924.823.825.424.523.321.920.819.419.719.918.861.160.860.753.353.851.954.654.747.153.756.350.049.048.348.847.347.747.749.148.946.750.351.348.848.548.848.747.647.346.645.145.045.444.942.944.445.846.842.140.338.438.336.836.837.034.835.737.538.836.540.337.936.935.735.637.439.239.639.939.4
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.
8
Refers to year 2021. Source: BIMCO-ICS Manpower Report 2015 and BIMCO-ICS Seafarer Workforce Report, 2021 edition.
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).
l
Estimated by BIMCO/ICS based on estimates of seafarer demand.
o
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: 05 January 2022