Number of maritime container ships reached 10,136 vessels in 2011 in United Kingdom, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.03 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of maritime container ships in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 10,346 vessels in 2010 and an all time low of 976 vessels in 1993. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, number of maritime container ships in Belgium amounted to 122 vessels, 1,993 vessels in France, 15,341 vessels in Germany and 7.49 vessels in Ireland in 2011.
United Kingdom has been ranked 3rd within the group of 41 countries we follow in terms of number of maritime container ships, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.