Number of maritime oil tankers reached 14,063 vessels in 2011 in United Kingdom, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.32 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of maritime oil tankers in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 14,063 vessels in 2011 and an all time low of 3,878 vessels in 1997. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, number of maritime oil tankers in Belgium amounted to 1,940 vessels, 4,987 vessels in France, 554 vessels in Germany and 18.5 vessels in Ireland in 2011.
United Kingdom has been ranked 4th within the group of 65 countries we follow in terms of number of maritime oil tankers, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.