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Number of vessels in fleets worldwide as of December 2017, by major country

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Merchant ships worldwide by merchant flag 2017 This statistic represents the number of vessels worldwide as of December 2017, by flag the ship is flying. In 2017, a little more than 3,900 vessels were flying the flag of the Marshall Islands. As of January 2017, there were some 52,000 ships in the world's merchant fleet.
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This statistic represents the number of vessels worldwide as of December 2017, by flag the ship is flying. In 2017, a little more than 3,900 vessels were flying the flag of the Marshall Islands. As of January 2017, there were some 52,000 ships in the world's merchant fleet.
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