Statistical data set

Port and domestic waterborne freight statistics: data tables (PORT)

Data about the international and domestic movement of freight by water, produced by Department for Transport.

Port and domestic waterborne freight table index

Port and domestic waterborne freight statistics: table index (ODS, 15.4KB)

All port traffic totals: major and minor

PORT0101: All freight traffic, by port and year (direction filter) (ODS, 974KB)

PORT0102: All freight traffic, international and domestic by direction and year (ODS, 34.8KB)

PORT0103: All unitised freight traffic, by cargo type and year (ODS, 53.3KB)

PORT0104: All unitised main freight traffic, by route and year (direction filter) (ODS, 49.9KB)

Major port traffic by cargo type

PORT0201: Freight traffic cargo types by year (direction filter) (ODS, 441KB)

PORT0202: Unitised freight traffic cargo types by year (filter by direction, international or domestic, tonnage, units or loaded units) (ODS, 723KB)

PORT0203: Unitised freight traffic by port and cargo type (direction filter) (ODS, 415KB)

Major port traffic by route

PORT0204: Freight traffic by route and cargo type (filter by direction and year) (ODS, 3.46MB)

PORT0205: Freight traffic by route and year (filter by cargo type and direction) (ODS, 4.88MB)

PORT0206: Freight traffic by top 30 routes for each cargo type (year filter) (ODS, 2.84MB)

Port level statistics

Revision of PORT0499: some small flows volumes have been reallocated for consistency with previous versions. Totals are unaffected. TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) have also been added for the first time.

PORT0301: Freight traffic by port and year (filter by direction and cargo type) (ODS, 2.17MB)

PORT0302: Freight traffic by port and route (filter by direction, cargo type and year) (ODS, 3.73MB)

PORT0303: Freight traffic by top 30 UK ports for each cargo type (year filter) (ODS, 1.33MB)

PORT0304: Map of UK ports by traffic, cargo and route type (ODS, 2.61MB)

PORT0400: Individual major ports traffic, by cargo type and international or domestic (ODS, 2.83MB)

PORT0499: UK major port traffic: port level downloadable dataset (ODS, 6.63MB)

PORT0501: UK major port traffic indices, rolling four quarter totals: from 2000 (ODS, 45.6KB)

PORT0502: UK major port traffic, total tonnage and units, by port: quarterly from 2009 (ODS, 380KB)

Ship information (vessels, arrival, flags)

All the information previously published in table PORT0603 is now available in PORT0601 and PORT0602.

PORT0601: UK ports, ship arrivals by type and deadweight (ODS, 541KB)

PORT0602: UK ports: ship arrivals (ODS, 358KB)

PORT0604: UK major port traffic, by nationality of owner of carrying vessel (ODS, 4.92MB)

PORT0605: UK major port traffic, by flag of carrying vessel (ODS, 7.93MB)

Domestic freight

PORT0701: Waterborne transport in the UK: goods lifted and moved by traffic type (ODS, 13.5KB)

PORT0702: Waterborne transport in the UK: goods lifted and moved by cargo category and traffic type (ODS, 12.8KB)

PORT0703: Internal inland waters traffic: goods lifted and moved by region and cargo category (ODS, 9.12KB)

PORT0704: Major inland waterway routes, goods lifted (ODS, 20.5KB)

PORT0705: Major inland waterway routes, goods moved (ODS, 19.3KB)

PORT0706: Domestic UK major port freight traffic: by traffic type, cargo type and country (ODS, 352KB)

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Maritime and shipping statistics

Published 22 August 2018
Last updated 10 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Data tables on UK major port traffic indices, including (tonnage and units) updated for January to March 2020. Data table for UK ports, ship arrivals by type and deadweight has been updated.

  2. Data tables (quarterly trends) on UK major port traffic indices, including (tonnage and units) updated for October to December 2019.

  3. Data tables on UK major port traffic indices, including (tonnage and units) and individual major ports traffic, by cargo type and international or domestic updated.

  4. Updated tables for Port freight quarterly statistics: April to June 2019.

  5. Data tables for annual port and domestic waterborne freight statistics, 21 August 2019.

  6. Data tables on UK major port traffic indices (tonnage and units) updated for January to March 2019.

  7. Data tables on UK major port traffic indices (tonnage and units) updated for October to December 2018.

  8. Data tables on UK major port traffic indices (tonnage and units) and table index, updated for July to September 2018.

  9. Data tables on UK major port traffic indices (tonnage and units), updated for April to June 2018.

  10. First published.