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Data on the world merchant fleet by flag of registration and by type of ship, highlighting the group of major open-registry countries. Data are presented in thousands of dead-weight tons (DWT), as world shares, and as percentages of a ship-type in an economy's fleet. Dead weight tonnage is a measure of how much vessels can transport.
Historical versions of this dataset since 10 December 2010 are available.
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