Number of maritime oil tankers reached 5,889 vessels in 2011 in Malaysia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of maritime oil tankers in Malaysia reached an all time high of 5,889 vessels in 2011 and an all time low of 284 vessels in 1990. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, number of maritime oil tankers in Singapore amounted to 31,351 vessels, 2,001 vessels in Thailand and 1,540 vessels in Vietnam in 2011.
Malaysia has been ranked 10th 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.