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Maritime transport. Movement of vessels and passengers

Maritime transport. Movement of vessels and passengers Catalonia. 2018 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Barcelona
Merchant vessels 9,040 0.7
cruisers 829 7.0
Gross Tonage (thousands) (1) 344,143.0 4.5
Passengers (thousands) 4,493.6 8.6
cruisers 3,049.5 12.4
Tarragona
Merchant vessels 2,555 -3.8
cruisers 57 58.3
Gross Tonage (thousands) (1) 46,336.6 -3.6
Passengers (thousands) 98.1 91.0
cruisers 98.1 91.0
Total
Merchant vessels 11,595 -0.3
cruisers 886 9.2
Gross Tonage (thousands) (1) 390,479.6 3.5
Passengers (thousands) 4,591.8 9.6
cruisers 3,147.6 13.9
Source: Ministry of Public Works. State Ports.
(1) Gross Tonage (GT): gross registered tonnage. Volume or interior capacity of a vessel, measured in MORSON tonnes or registered tonnes (1 MORSON tonne is equal to 100 foot, 2.83m3).
(p) Provisional data.
Maritime transport. Movement of vessels and passengers Spain. 2018 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Merchant vessels 166,926 7.3
cruisers 4,384 3.4
Gross Tonage (thousands) (1) 2,303,755.5 3.8
Passengers (thousands) 36,052.1 5.8
cruisers 10,178.2 9.7
Source: Ministry of Public Works. State Ports.
(1) Gross Tonage (GT): gross registered tonnage. Volume or interior capacity of a vessel, measured in MORSON tonnes or registered tonnes (1 MORSON tonne is equal to 100 foot, 2.83m3).
(p) Provisional data.

Date published: February 13, 2019.

Monthly data

Methodological note

Movement of vessels reflects the number of merchant vessels that arrive at each port, whatever the type of sailing (cabotage or exterior), nationality (Spanish or foreign) or type of vessel (tankers, bulk carriers, freight, general cargo, etc.).

The number of cruisers is also included in the total for the movement of merchant vessels.

Gross tonnage (GT) reflects the capacity of inbound merchant vessels during the year of reference.

Transit of passengers in ports measures the number of people that make a journey on any type of merchant vessel that enter or leave ports by any type of shipping (cabotage or exterior).

The data for Catalonia refers to the ports of Barcelona and Tarragona.

The data published are provisional.