Definition: Statistical port

Category: Transport

A statistical port consists of one or more ports, normally controlled by a single port authority, able to record ship and cargo movements.

This definition is identical in the third and fourth version of the Transport Glossary. Eurostat, ECMT, UN/ECE, "Glossary for Transport Statistics", 3rd Edition, Luxembourg 2003
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009