Number of Maritime Oil Tankers

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.

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Country Unit 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Algeria vessels                               47.0 47.3 26.1 26.1 25.1    
Argentina vessels                               105 529 627 628 590    
Australia vessels                               596 404 357 430 426    
Azerbaijan vessels ... ... ...                         275 289 315 315 339    
Belgium vessels                               3,601 3,033 2,746 2,438 2,150    
Brazil vessels                               1,922 1,673 1,663 1,645 1,585    
Bulgaria vessels                               30.0 30.4 31.3 34.9 25.8    
Canada vessels                               702 888 848 849 879    
Chile vessels ...                             493 426 498 459 398    
China vessels                               6,057 7,234 7,716 8,063 8,091    
Colombia vessels                               10.0 12.9 12.9 12.9 7.76    
Croatia vessels ... ... ...                         273 549 596 959 1,064    
Denmark vessels                               2,858 2,846 3,155 2,933 4,239    
Egypt vessels                               381 345 345 508 347    
Estonia vessels ... ... ...                         12.0 12.4 16.1 12.7 9.03    
Finland vessels                               521 530 417 609 609    
France vessels                               4,330 4,708 4,478 4,718 4,744    
Georgia vessels ... ... ... ... ...                     27.0 55.4 180 141 34.6    
Germany vessels                               404 865 756 816 850    
Ghana vessels                               5.00 4.55 4.55 4.55 4.55    
Greece vessels                               31,035 27,741 32,262 38,273 38,750    
Iceland vessels                               ... 0.465 0.465 0.465 0.465    
India vessels                               7,872 8,310 8,767 8,791 8,629    
Indonesia vessels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...     1,651 1,599 2,052 2,289 2,192    
Iran vessels                               6,134 6,132 6,082 3,048 120    
Ireland vessels                       ... ... ...   17.0 9.24 18.5 18.5 18.5    
Israel vessels                               24.0 24.0 3.99 5.46 5.46    
Italy vessels                               5,138 5,374 5,533 5,616 6,279    
Japan vessels                               5,504 4,723 4,729 4,217 3,896    
Kazakhstan vessels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.00 25.2 62.0 49.6 49.6    
Kenya vessels ... ...                           8.00 7.63 7.63 7.63 7.63    
Latvia vessels ... ... ...                         245 251 245 108 103    
Lithuania vessels ... ... ...                         7.00 6.34 6.34 6.34 3.66    
Luxembourg vessels                               514 253 266 237 249    
Malaysia vessels                               3,614 4,115 4,459 5,087 4,796    
Malta vessels                               12,247 12,476 13,627 15,354 19,374    
Mexico vessels                               903 1,027 1,026 1,005 1,005    
Moldova vessels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 24.9 18.9    
Mongolia vessels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 44.8 48.1 29.8    
Morocco vessels                               113 113 113 113 13.7    
Netherlands vessels                               695 665 529 687 567    
New Zealand vessels                               86.0 86.1 89.1 121 85.3    
Nigeria vessels                               606 397 384 477 673    
Norway vessels                               10,971 8,988 11,616 12,046 11,494    
Pakistan vessels                               274 388 388 288 396    
Peru vessels                               27.0 27.1 27.1 83.3 97.7    
Philippines vessels                               719 717 647 696 658    
Poland vessels                               12.0 13.3 13.3 16.5 11.0    
Portugal vessels                               1,107 957 826 509 503    
Romania vessels                               88.0 90.4 51.2 51.2 48.4    
Russia vessels ... ...                           2,170 2,029 1,956 1,720 1,851    
Singapore vessels                               22,317 28,130 28,934 29,576 31,118    
Slovakia vessels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.00 4.23 4.23 ... ... ... ...
South Africa vessels                               3.00 10.1 10.1 0.498 9.00    
South Korea vessels                               1,325 1,682 2,287 3,984 2,890    
Spain vessels                               962 1,089 1,089 1,061 1,025    
Sweden vessels                               701 841 979 868 789    
Switzerland vessels ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.00 8.73 28.7 68.5 68.4    
Thailand vessels                               619 638 656 700 730    
Turkey vessels                               959 1,455 1,544 1,265 1,391    
Turkmenistan vessels ... ... ... ... ...                     8.00 8.39 8.39 8.39 8.39    
Ukraine vessels ... ... ...                         50.0 48.0 51.2 56.5 53.0    
United Kingdom vessels                               8,482 10,121 11,098 10,630 11,436    
USA vessels                               4,245 4,402 4,694 3,981 3,769    
Venezuela vessels                               914 965 863 875 837    
Vietnam vessels                               439 460 613 943 1,248