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Greek merchant fleet decreased in May [Tables]

The strength of the Greek merchant fleet decreased by 0.5% in May 2022 compared to the previous year, according to the provisional data published by Hellenic Statistical Authority - ELSTAT.

Meanwhile, the gross tonnage of the Greek Merchant Fleet, for vessels of 100 GRT and over, recorded a decrease of 2.5% in May 2022 compared with May 2021. A decrease of 3.2% was recorded in May 2021 compared with May 2020.

According to ELSTAT data, the Greek commercial fleet numbered 1,831 ships in May 2022, of which 735 passenger ships, 446 tankers, 382 cargo vessels and 268 ships of other categories.

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Greek owned shipping stronger than ever

Greece remains the leading shipping country in the world, holding 21% of the world fleet, in terms of tonnage (dwt), with 5,514 ships. "In the fluid global environment, shipping has functioned and is functioning as a beacon of stability," said in her message the president of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Melina Travlou.

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The strength of the Greek merchant fleet was stable in January

The strength of the Greek merchant fleet showed signs of stability during the first month of the year.

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In particular, according to Hellenic Statistical Authority ELSTAT, the strength of the Greek merchant fleet in January 2022, compared to the corresponding lists of January 2021, did not show any change.

A decrease of 1.8% was recorded in the corresponding comparison of the year 2021 to 2020.

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The Total Capacity of the Greek merchant fleet, concerning ships of 100 GRT and above, showed a decrease of 1.9% in January 2022 compared to the corresponding capacity of January 2021.

A decrease of 4.7% was recorded during the corresponding comparison of the year 2021 to 2020.

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