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Cruise Iceland

Statistics Review 2007 - 2017


INTRODUCTION Cruise Iceland is a community of ports and companies serving cruise lines who visit Iceland. It consists of 24 ports and 14 service providers, including tour operators and port agents. The purpose of this report is to present the development of the cruise sector in Iceland for the past 10 years, including data on passengers, calls and turnarounds. The information in this report is based on a collection of data from ports around the island as of December 2017. The report also presents expected numbers for 2018.


Overview 2007 - 2017 Port Calls

Passengers

• Port calls around Iceland have increased by 320% from 193 calls in 2007 to 620 in 2017 or an average of 13,3% pr. year. • Reykjavík, Akureyri and Ísafjörður are the largest ports with 80% of calls • We are expecting a 22,7% in calls by 2018 or 761 calls.

• Total number of passengers has increased at a similar rate or 337% from 119.000 passengers in 2007 to 402.500 passengers in 2017. • Reykjavik, Akureyri and Ísafjörður are the largest ports with 80% of all passengers • Expected number of passengers in 2018 is expected to rise by 13,7% for a total of 458.000 passengers.


SUMMARY In 2017 total number of cruise passengers increased by 29,45% amounting to a total of 402.500 pax on to the island* In 2017: -

The total number of passengers increased by 23,25 % The total number of calls increased by 29,45 % The total number of turnarounds was 56

We are expecting a 9-19% increase in all numbers for 2018.

In 2018: -

Expected total number of passengers increase by 13,65 % Expected total number of calls increase by 22,75 % Expected total number of turnarounds 60

*Please note that total Passengers 2007-2017, is the sum of passengers arriving at each port. Cruise ships may sail from one port to another, therefore the amount of passengers are plural counted.


PASSENGERS

Number of passengers 500,000 400,000

The number of passengers visiting Iceland in 2017 increased by 23,25 % compared to the year before.

300,000

From 2007 to 2017 the number of passengers increased by an average annual rate of 13,51% per year (from 119.170 pax 2007 to 402.480 pax in 2017).

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The number of passengers in 2018 is expected to increase by 13,65% % or 457.500 pax.

200,000 100,000

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Annual growth rate in number of passengers Annual growth rate 13,5% p.a.

40.00 % 30.00 % 20.00 % 10.00 % 0.00 % -10.00 %

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est


CALLS

Number of calls 800 600

The number of calls increased by 29,45% and were a total of 620. From 2007 to 2017 total number of calls increased by an average annual rate of 13,3% per year. Cruise Iceland anticipates an increase of 22,75 % or 761 total calls in 2018.

400 200 0 est

Annual growth rate in number of calls Average annual growth rate: 13,3% p.a.

50.00 % 40.00 % 30.00 % 20.00 % 10.00 % 0.00 % -10.00 % est


TURNAROUNDS IN REYKJAVIK

In 2017 number of turnaround passengers decreased by 9% Cruise Iceland anticipates an increase in turnarounds of 11 % or 60 in 2018.

40 20

Reykjavík Hafnarfjörður

est. 2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

0 2007

From 2012 to 2017 total number of turnarounds increased by an average annual rate of 65% per year.

60

Number of turnaround passengers 9,000 8,000 7,000 6,000 5,000 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 0

Reykjavik Hafnarfjörður

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 est. 2018

The number of turnarounds increased by 37% and were a total of 56.

Annual growth rate in number of turnarounds


CRUISE ICELAND SEGMENTS New Ports Small (0-29)

Medium (30-89 calls) Large (90+ calls)

Akranes (1) Raufarhöfn, Sauðárkrókur, Grundarfjörður (26), Djúpivogur (25), Siglufjörður (22), Stykkishólmur (15), Hafnarfjörður (15), Eskifjörður (7), Akranes (1), Hrísey (0), Höfn (0), Flateyri (0), Þingeyri (0), Vesturbyggð (0), Þorlákshöfn (0) Vestmannaeyjar (50), Seyðisfjörður (42), Húsavík (33), Grímsey (31)

Reykjavík (134), Akureyri (124), Ísafjörður (95)

Based on 2016 calls. Húsavík and Grímsey moved from the small to the medium segment. Ísafjörður moved from the medium to large segment. High jumper from 2016 to 2017 was the port of Grímsey who increased their calls from 11 to 31.


Top 3: Most passengers 2017 • Reykjavik is the largest port in Iceland in terms of passengers and experienced a 30% increase in passengers in 2017 compared to 2016. • Port of Grímsey had the highest growth rate of 329% from 1.887 in 2016 to 6.200 passengers in 2017. • Other large growth ports are Hafnarfjörður going from 3.900 passengers to 7.600 or 95% increase, Djúpivogur with 4.900 passengers to 9.360 or 91% and Eskifjörður with 2.200 passengers to 4.100 or 88%

• 128.000 Reykjavík • 30% • 109.000 Akureyri • 33%

• 78.000 Ísafjörður • -0.5%


Passengers for large segment 2007-2017 Passengers for large segment 2007 -2017 160,000

140,000 120,000

100,000 80,000

60,000 40,000 20,000 0 1

2

3

4

5

Reykjavík

6

Akureyri

7

8

Ísafjörður

9

10

11

12


Passengers for medium segment 2007-2017 Passengers for medium segment 2007 -2017 25,000

20,000 15,000 10,000 5,000 0 1

2

3

Grímsey

4

Húsavík

5

6

Seyðisfjörður

7

8

9

Vestmannaeyjar

10

11


Passengers for small segment 2007-2017 Passengers for small segment 2007 - 2017 14,000 12,000

10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000

2,000 0 2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Hrísey

Djúpivogur

Eskifjörður

Grundarfjörður

Hafnarfjörður

Flateyri

Þingeyri

Siglufjörður

Stykkishólmur

Vesturbyggð

2016 Höfn

2017


Top 3: Most calls 2017 • The number of port calls in 2017 increased for all of the Top 3 ports. Port of Reykjavik increased by 17,5%, Akureyri by 33,3% and Ísafjörður by 20,3% • The number of calls is expected to increase for all three ports in 2018: Reykjavik by 13,4%, Akureyri by 3,2% and Ísafjörður by 1,6%. • The TOP 3 amount to 353 calls out of 620, accounting for 57% of total calls in 2017.

• 134 Reykjavík • 17,5% • 124 Akureyri • 33%

• 95 Ísafjörður • 20,3%


Port calls for large segment 2007-2017 Number of calls for large segment 160

140 120

100 80

60 40 20 0 2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Reykjavík

2012

Akureyri

2013

2014

Ísafjörður

2015

2016

2017


Port calls for medium segment 2007-2017 Number of calls for medium segment 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 2007

2008

2009

Grímsey

2010

2011

Húsavík

2012

2013

Seyðisfjörður

2014

2015

Vestmannaeyjar

2016

2017


Port calls for small segment 2007-2017 Number of calls for small segment 30 25

20 15 10

5 0 2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Hrísey

Djúpivogur

Eskifjörður

Grundarfjörður

Hafnarfjörður

Flateyri

Þingeyri

Siglufjörður

Vesturbyggð

Stykkishólmur

2016 Höfn

2017


CONTACT INFORMATION Cruise Iceland Tryggvagata 17 101 Reykjavík Phone: +354 525 8900 info@cruiseiceland.com

Cruise Iceland Statistics 2007-2017  

Cruise Iceland is a community of ports and companies serving cruise lines who visit Iceland. It consists of 2 ports and 14 service providers...

Cruise Iceland Statistics 2007-2017  

Cruise Iceland is a community of ports and companies serving cruise lines who visit Iceland. It consists of 2 ports and 14 service providers...

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