The Greek merchant marine fleet fell by 2.7 pct in April this year, compared with the same month in 2010, after an increase of 1.1 pct recorded in April 2010, the independent Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Monday.
The statistics service, in a report, said the country's merchant marine fleet totaled 2,066 ships with a capacity of 43,032,593 dwt, up 1.6 pct compared with the same month in 2010 and against a 4.7 percent rise in the same comparison for 2010 against 2009.