Capacity of dry-cargo carriers in the global merchant fleet in 2010, by vessel types (in 1,000 dwt)

Dry-cargo carriers of the global merchant fleet- capacity 2010 The total capacity of all dry-cargo carriers in the global merchant fleet amounted to 827 million tdw in 2010.
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Ship types in the global merchant fleetCapacity of dry-cargo carriers in thousand dwt
Bulk carriers610,666
Container ships196,476
General cargo vessels77,064
Ro-ro ships18,505
Reefers5,639
Multi-purpose bulk carriers4,219
Ferries4,038
Other dry-cargo carriers3,597
Ship types in the global merchant fleetCapacity of dry-cargo carriers in thousand dwt
Bulk carriers610,666
Container ships196,476
General cargo vessels77,064
Ro-ro ships18,505
Reefers5,639
Multi-purpose bulk carriers4,219
Ferries4,038
Other dry-cargo carriers3,597
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The total capacity of all dry-cargo carriers in the global merchant fleet amounted to 827 million tdw in 2010.
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Release date
2011
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
December 31, 2010
Supplementary notes
The acronym dwt stands for deadweight tons. statistic as of December 31, 2009. According to the source, the survey includes only ships with a ship size of at least 100 GT.

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