Number of maritime oil tankers reached 2,006 vessels in 2011 in Russia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.25 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of maritime oil tankers in Russia reached an all time high of 5,835 vessels in 1992 and an all time low of 1,720 vessels in 2008. When compared to Russia's main peers, number of maritime oil tankers in China amounted to 11,702 vessels, 554 vessels in Germany, 6,098 vessels in Japan and 3,949 vessels in USA in 2011.
Russia has been ranked 15th within the group of 65 countries we follow in terms of number of maritime oil tankers.