The Centre of Maritime Statistics (CSM) is one of specialistic centres formed in statistical offices by President of CSO due to assure official statistical information on particular subject in the national scope.
The Centre of Maritime Statistics as an organizational separated unit of the Statistical Office in Szczecin realizes tasks of public statistics in the range of maritime economy of the country.
The Centre of Maritime Statistics statute tasks:
- keeping system of maritime statistics, of which methodological works and organization of maritime statistics surveys,
- giving opinion and description as well as analyse of phenomenos occurring in maritime economy, thier estimations in the macroeconomic scale as well as conducting national sets.
- co-operation in the scope of maritime statistics system creation together with the Central Statistical Office, Statistical Office in Gdańsk as well as with other statistical offices, and with higher education institutions and scientific - research units.
The above tasks are realised by:
- making perfect methodology and organization of maritime statistics surveys, modification of maritime statistics clasification standards, resulting from requirements of Eurostat as well as other institutions of European Union,
- creation of national database in the scope of maritime economy,
- demand recognisation for statistical information and analysis,
- conclusion compilation of surveys programme and statistical elaborations of public statistics,
- collaboration with CSO departments statistical offices, Infrastructure Ministry, Marshals and Voivodship Offices, scientefic outposts in Poland and abroad in the scope of maritime statistics as well as entities of maritime economy,
- taking part in press conferences and scientific symposiums due to dissemination of surveys results and statistical compilations in the scope of maritime economy,
- elaboration of statistical publications in the range maritime economy.
Major publications compiled by CSM so far:
- Statistical Yearbook of Maritime Economy 1996, Polish-English version, June 1997r.
- Maritime Economy of Zachodniopomorskie Voivodship in 1997 - 1998, May 1999 r.
- Seaports and sea shipping in 1996 - 1998, June 1999 r.
- Maritime Economy of Zachodniopomorskie Voivodship in 1998-1999 May 2000 r.
- Statistical Yearbook of Maritime Economy 2000, Polish-English version, January 2001 r.
- Tendencies in Polish maritime economy in the 90-ties, Polish - English version, December 2001 r.
- Polish maritime economy 2001, April 2002 r.
- Seaports and sea shipping in Poland in 1999-2001, Polish - English version, July 2002 r.
- Statistical Yearbook of Maritime Economy 2004, Polish-English version December 2004 r.
- Seaports and maritime shipping in Poland in 2002-2004, Polish - English version, September 2005 r.