Bulk carriers - open orders in 2016, by ship size

This statistic represents the global number open orders for bulk carriers as of January 1, 2016, categorized by their carrying capacity size class. As of 2016, "Handymax" bulk carriers had some 30 ships open in order books globally.

Number of open orders worldwide for bulk carriers, by ship size

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Release date

June 2016



Survey time period

as of January 1, 2016

Supplementary notes

Tdw = Tons Deadweight All Told (tdwat, also TDWAT, T dwat or simply dwt) is the total carrying capacity of a merchant ship.

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