Number of maritime oil tankers reached 3,949 vessels in 2011 in USA, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.618 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of maritime oil tankers in USA reached an all time high of 16,424 vessels in 2001 and an all time low of 3,769 vessels in 2009. When compared to USA's main peers, number of maritime oil tankers in Canada amounted to 889 vessels, 11,702 vessels in China, 6,098 vessels in Japan and 1,046 vessels in Mexico in 2011.
USA has been ranked 14th within the group of 65 countries we follow in terms of number of maritime oil tankers, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.