- Department for Transport
- Part of:
- Maritime and shipping statistics, Maritime sector, Trading fleets and ships (FLE01), UK owned vessels (FLE02), Red ensign group registered vessels (FLE04) World fleet registered vessels (FLE05), All United Kingdom Group Beneficial Owned vessels (FLE06), and All United Kingdom managed vessels (FLE07)
- 29 March 2017
Statistics on the size of the UK and world shipping fleets on 31 December 2016.
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A report providing statistics on the size of the UK and world shipping fleets.
In 2016, the UK registered trading fleet measured 14.4 million deadweight tonnes. On this basis, the UK registered trading fleet:
- grew by 6% compared to 2015, a second year of growth from 2014
- remained the nineteenth largest trading fleet in the world
- as in 2015, accounted for 0.8% of the global fleet
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Published: 29 March 2017
From: Department for Transport
Part of: Maritime and shipping statistics Maritime sector Trading fleets and ships (FLE01) UK owned vessels (FLE02) Red ensign group registered vessels (FLE04) World fleet registered vessels (FLE05) All United Kingdom Group Beneficial Owned vessels (FLE06) All United Kingdom managed vessels (FLE07)