Number of maritime container ships reached 1,316 vessels in 2011 in Netherlands, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 29.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of maritime container ships in Netherlands reached an all time high of 2,019 vessels in 2003 and an all time low of 511 vessels in 1990. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, number of maritime container ships in Belgium amounted to 122 vessels, 7,186 vessels in Denmark, 15,341 vessels in Germany and 10,136 vessels in United Kingdom in 2011.
Netherlands has been ranked 10th within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of number of maritime container ships, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.