The typical cargo vessel
The typcial cargo vessel
One ship – many involved countries: more than 90% of all cargo vessels are built in China, South Korea and Japan and 50 % of the proportion of the total amount worldwide are transported by Greece, Japan, China, Germany and South Korea. The flag of registration of the cargo vessels are usually countries which do not own ships: 76 % of all cargo vessels are registered in the developing countries Panama. The countries with the most registrations are: Marshal Islands, Liberia, Hong Kong and Singapore. 80% of all cargo vessels are dismantled in South Asia, to be precise in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The harbours one cargo vessels calls during it lifetime are nearly uncountable.
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