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1094. Merchant Vessels--World and United States

[(8,382 represents 8,382,000). Through 1992, as of mid-year; thereafter for year-end. For propelled sea-going merchant ships of not less than 100 gross tonnage]

 
WORLD: COMPLETED WORLD: OWNED U.S.: COMPLETED U.S.: REGISTERED
YEAR Gross Gross Gross Gross
Number tonnage Number tonnage Number tonnage Number tonnage
(1,000) (1,000) (1,000) (1,000)
 
1960 2,005 8,382 36,311 129,770 49 379 4,059 24,837
1970 2,814 20,980 52,444 227,490 156 375 2,983 18,463
1980 2,412 13,101 73,832 419,911 205 555 5,579 18,464
1981 2,269 16,932 73,864 420,835 223 360 5,869 18,908
1982 2,312 16,820 75,151 424,742 204 216 6,133 19,111
1983 2,276 15,911 76,106 422,590 159 381 6,437 19,358
1984 2,210 18,334 76,068 418,682 73 84 6,441 19,292
1985 1,964 18,157 76,395 416,269 66 180 6,447 19,518
1986 1,634 16,845 75,266 404,910 36 223 6,496 19,901
1987 1,528 12,259 75,240 403,498 29 164 6,427 20,178
1988 1,575 10,909 75,680 403,406 60 11 6,442 20,832
1989 1,593 13,236 76,100 410,481 10 4 6,375 20,588
1990 1,672 15,885 78,336 423,627 16 15 6,348 21,328
1991 1,574 16,095 80,030 436,027 17 9 6,222 20,291
1992 1,506 18,633 79,845 444,305 27 54 5,737 18,228
1993 1,505 20,025 80,655 457,915 30 14 5,646 14,087
1994 1,789 19,612 80,676 475,859 28 29 5,270 13,655
1995 1,856 22,565 82,890 490,662 30 14 5,292 12,760
1996 1,745 25,881 84,264 507,873 29 24 5,289 12,024


Source: Through 1992, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, London, England, Statistical Tables, annual; and Annual Summary of Merchant Ships Completed in the World; thereafter, World Fleet Statistics, annual.

http://www.lr.org/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1094_merchant_vessels_world_and_united_states.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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