Table 1 - World Orderbook as of September 2001

Table 1 - World Orderbook as of September 2001

(Self-propelled vessels of 100 gross tons and over)

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Rank Country of build Number of vessels Total gross tons
 1 South Korea 507 31,299,355
 2 Japan 455 19,152,803
 3 China (People's Republic) 307 5,443,164
 4 Poland 132 2,805,792
 5 Germany 100 2,252,726
 6 Italy 65 2,220,642
 7 Croatia 50 1,553,957
 8 United States 46 1,038,059
 9 China (Republic of Taiwan) 32 960,648
10 Finland 13 871,252
11 Romania 103 871,250
12 Spain 92 691,139
13 France 23 667,833
14 Netherlands 196 577,603
15 Denmark 13 528,820
16 Ukraine 30 435,832
17 Russia 79 356,287
18 Philippines 11 338,000
19 Singapore 54 328,475
20 Turkey 54 273,171
  Top 20 total 2,362 72,666,808
Top 20, percentage of total 89% 99%
  World total 2,648 73,581,049

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Statistical and Economic Analysis, extracted from Lloyd's Maritime Information Service, World Orderbook data, as of January 2002.