Former Spanish colonies Compared by Transport > Merchant marine > Registered in other countries per million

DEFINITION: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all nonmilitary ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc. This entry contains information in four fields - total, ships by type, foreign-owned, and registered in other countries.
Total includes the number of ships (1,000 GRT or over), total DWT for those ships, and total GRT for those ships. DWT or dead weight tonnage is the total weight of cargo, plus bunkers, stores, etc., that a ship can carry when immersed to the appropriate load line. GRT or gross register tonnage is a figure obtained by measuring the entire sheltered volume of a ship available for cargo and passengers and converting it to tons on the basis of 100 cubic feet per ton; there is no stable relationship between GRT and DWT.
Ships by type includes a listing of barge carriers, bulk cargo ships, cargo ships, chemical tankers, combination bulk carriers, combination ore/oil carriers, container ships, liquefied gas tankers, livestock carriers, multifunctional large-load carriers, petroleum tankers, passenger ships, passenger/cargo ships, railcar carriers, refrigerated cargo ships, roll-on/roll-off cargo ships, short-sea passenger ships, specialized tankers, and vehicle carriers.
Foreign-owned are ships that fly the flag of one country but belong to owners in another.
Registered in other countries are ships that belong to owners in one country but fly the flag of another. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.


1 Chile 2.8 2010
2 Equatorial Guinea 1.71 2004
3 Cuba 0.532 2010
4 Ecuador 0.467 2010
5 Peru 0.444 2010
6 Argentina 0.421 2010
7 Venezuela 0.31 2010
8 Uruguay 0.297 2010
9 Panama 0.272 2010
10 Costa Rica 0.235 2004
11 Paraguay 0.166 2006
12 Mexico 0.153 2010
13 Honduras 0.145 2005
14 Bolivia 0.109 2004
15 Dominican Republic 0.103 2008
16 Philippines 0.0749 2010
17 Colombia 0.0646 2010


Former Spanish colonies Compared by Transport > Merchant marine > Registered in other countries per million


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