Maritime profile: Italy

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2021
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
59.240 Millions
2 095 083 Millions current US$
1 167 809 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(o) 295 717 Km²
6.61 %
215 918 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2021
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
31.2 m/km²
498 889 GT
2 876 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
11 253 Thousands DWT
1 295 ships
16 206 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
9 800 000 TEU
3 601
230 097
WORLD SHARES FOR 2021
0.75 %0.56 %2.18 %2.73 %2.47 %0.53 %2.03 %0.77 %1.83 %0.82 %0.02 %0.36 %0.05 %1.23 %1.73 %1.83 %1.57 %0.76 %1.73 %Not available or not separately reported0.75 %0.56 %2.18 %2.73 %2.47 %0.53 %2.03 %0.77 %1.83 %0.82 %0.02 %0.36 %0.05 %1.23 %1.73 %1.83 %1.57 %0.76 %1.73 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+22.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2021
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchandise exports
373 135
447 301
456 990
610 284
Merchandise imports
384 790
487 049
410 919
557 524
Merchandise trade balance
-11 655
-39 748
46 071
52 760
Export structure by product group in 2021
(as % of total exports)
8 %8 %82 %82 %10 %10 %
Top 5 partners in 2021
(exports, millions of US$)
78 68861 88257 37632 19230 00778 68861 88257 37632 19230 007
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+15.9 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2021
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Transport
16.3
14.7
14.4
11.2
Travel
38.4
38.3
40.1
25.1
Other services
41.4
42.6
42.0
56.0
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Transport services exports
14 989
14 935
14 181
11 424
Transport services imports
21 506
26 225
23 460
23 581
Transport services trade balance
-6 517
-11 290
-9 279
-12 157
NATIONAL FLEET
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-6.1 %
Fleet growth rate in 2021
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Total fleet
11 316.0
17 276.0
17 009.3
11 252.5
Oil tankers
5 138.0
8 166.2
6 177.0
3 523.4
Bulk carriers
2 750.0
5 006.5
5 961.6
3 184.1
General cargo
1 361.0
1 512.3
1 457.0
1 559.9
Container ships
798.0
1 085.7
709.0
462.5
Other types of ships
1 269.0
1 505.3
2 704.7
2 522.6
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
1038711136103104271134210610339116481191045101185913010671012167134
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in Q1 2021¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.5300.4740.4730.4640.4550.4500.4450.4450.4430.4020.5300.4740.4730.4640.4550.4500.4450.4450.4430.402
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
76.376.175.174.676.077.276.468.169.469.970.965.966.166.366.067.567.266.667.164.864.364.864.364.862.463.262.463.462.062.262.962.762.262.562.161.462.962.463.062.863.364.063.763.761.455.054.254.855.156.168.567.858.359.058.557.159.358.057.859.659.958.257.557.2
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2021
 
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
230 097
1.34
28
9 752
18 804
3 642
232 618
Liquid bulk carriers
9 484
1.28
18
16 844
28 530
..
87 146
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
1 008
1.64
14
8 394
9 543
..
44 673
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
2 178
3.50
15
22 540
38 524
..
109 716
Dry breakbulk carriers
6 826
1.97
20
5 985
8 261
..
41 416
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
9 391
..
13
33 606
13 066
..
76 420
Container ships
7 746
0.96
16
39 638
..
3 642
232 618
Passenger ships
193 464
..
30
7 046
..
..
226 963
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2021¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
27.327.727.027.027.029.827.027.027.026.926.627.428.228.525.925.925.926.827.026.025.925.626.027.627.427.627.026.825.123.625.123.723.423.122.522.924.623.523.524.127.227.526.726.426.025.724.824.524.524.226.726.826.826.227.026.326.625.325.927.026.926.626.325.333.533.533.333.333.333.733.533.733.934.433.929.629.530.030.029.729.731.730.230.129.826.226.626.726.923.623.723.421.221.120.720.220.220.218.918.919.519.819.818.418.818.118.218.418.217.816.517.016.516.816.916.716.713.213.513.210.310.311.310.110.410.29.911.439.139.337.237.838.239.538.245.445.839.139.544.344.543.944.845.044.545.244.440.741.040.440.139.937.538.337.737.437.037.237.637.437.537.637.838.438.036.136.736.635.736.338.738.234.428.628.528.326.425.925.525.826.125.726.526.928.426.625.625.226.226.125.922.851.451.546.752.448.648.948.355.256.149.750.354.354.254.653.053.954.049.853.252.452.453.252.951.849.349.849.148.939.840.140.039.640.140.039.239.045.444.644.939.939.238.737.938.037.737.437.036.435.736.136.736.939.235.936.637.334.935.935.839.140.637.336.735.757.156.856.956.558.158.257.748.948.847.847.843.643.543.043.243.543.443.244.238.938.837.637.437.938.339.339.440.239.239.339.139.038.438.438.338.036.636.337.036.035.636.138.238.636.730.229.830.230.531.142.442.432.236.335.834.036.335.633.032.931.129.629.428.8
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 2020.
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).
e
Estimated.
o
Estimated. Data refers to 2020.
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: 20 October 2022