Hellenic Statistical Authority: Greek merchant shipping fleet down in numbers, up in capacity

The size of the Greek merchant shipping fleet decreased by 0.1 pct in November 2016 compared with the same month in 2015, totaling 1,833 vessels, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Monday. The statistics service said that the Greek fleet was down 1.3 pct in the November 2015/2014 period.

Total capacity of the fleet grew 0.7 pct to 44,430,758 dwt in November, after an 1.8 pct decline recorded in the same period in 2015/2014.