Number of maritime oil tankers reached 8,907 vessels in 2011 in India, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.08 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of maritime oil tankers in India reached an all time high of 9,005 vessels in 2010 and an all time low of 2,890 vessels in 1991. When compared to India's main peers, number of maritime oil tankers in China amounted to 11,702 vessels and 322 vessels in Pakistan in 2011.
India has been ranked 6th within the group of 65 countries we follow in terms of number of maritime oil tankers, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.