Which Country Has the Most Maritime Oil Tankers?

Number of Maritime Oil Tankers (vessels), 2011
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 65 countries in 2011, Greece ranked the highest in number of maritime oil tankers with 43,883 vessels followed by Singapore and Malta. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 0.465 vessels, Lithuania with 1.62 vessels and Kenya with 2.07 vessels.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Maritime Oil Tankers indicator page.

Number of Maritime Oil Tankers Unit 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
China vessels 6,057 7,234 7,716 8,063 8,091
Denmark vessels 2,858 2,846 3,155 2,933 4,239
France vessels 4,330 4,708 4,478 4,718 4,744
Greece vessels 31,035 27,741 32,262 38,273 38,750
India vessels 7,872 8,310 8,767 8,791 8,629
Indonesia vessels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,651 1,599 2,052 2,289 2,192
Italy vessels 5,138 5,374 5,533 5,616 6,279
Japan vessels 5,504 4,723 4,729 4,217 3,896
Malaysia vessels 3,614 4,115 4,459 5,087 4,796
Malta vessels 12,247 12,476 13,627 15,354 19,374
Norway vessels 10,971 8,988 11,616 12,046 11,494
Russia vessels ... 2,170 2,029 1,956 1,720 1,851
Singapore vessels 22,317 28,130 28,934 29,576 31,118
USA vessels 4,245 4,402 4,694 3,981 3,769
United Kingdom vessels 8,482 10,121 11,098 10,630 11,436