Number of maritime oil tankers reached 8,814 vessels in 2011 in Italy, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.93 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of maritime oil tankers in Italy reached an all time high of 8,814 vessels in 2011 and an all time low of 2,475 vessels in 2002. When compared to Italy's main peers, number of maritime oil tankers in France amounted to 4,987 vessels and 86.9 vessels in Switzerland in 2011.
Italy has been ranked 7th within the group of 65 countries we follow in terms of number of maritime oil tankers, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.