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Number of merchant ships by type 2020

Number of ships in the world merchant fleet as of January 1, 2020, by type

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Release date

November 2020



Survey time period

January 1, 2020

Supplementary notes

The information has been translated from German. The German original terms have been translated as follows:
General cargo ships : Stückgutschiffe
Bulk cargo carriers : Massengutschiffe
Crude oil tankers : Rohöltanker
Chemical tankers : Chemiekalientanker
Container ships : Containerschiffe
Ro-Ro/ Passenger ships : Ro-Ro/Passagierschiffe
Liquefied natural gas tankers : Flüssiggastanker

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