World Shipbuilding Deliveries

Most recent update: October 11, 2010.


Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping's "World Fleet Statistics" (now published by IHS Fairplay)

The tables below show the changes since 1964 in the output of all the major shipbuilding nations.

 

Year Far East Americas Western Europe Eastern Europe All Others Total
000GT % 000GT % 000GT % 000GT % 000GT % 000GT
1964 3,764 38.7% 250 2.6% 4,937 50.8% 416 4.3% 357 3.7% 9,724
1965 4,886 41.5% 218 1.9% 5,673 48.2% 547 4.7% 439 3.7% 11,763
1966 6,505 46.1% 192 1.4% 6,328 44.9% 686 4.9% 394 2.8% 14,105
1967 7,223 47.7% 209 1.4% 6,568 43.3% 641 4.2% 516 3.4% 15,157
1968 8,352 49.6% 367 2.2% 6,801 40.4% 744 4.4% 581 3.4% 16,845
1969 9,175 49.0% 464 2.5% 7,758 41.4% 721 3.8% 621 3.3% 18,739
1970 10,192 48.6% 375 1.8% 8,696 41.4% 799 3.8% 918 4.4% 20,980
1971 11,242 46.1% 626 2.6% 10,529 43.2% 868 3.6% 1,123 4.6% 24,388
1972 13,016 48.7% 708 2.6% 10,694 40.0% 1,193 4.5% 1,138 4.3% 26,749
1973 14,897 49.0% 1,132 3.7% 11,942 39.3% 1,030 3.4% 1,408 4.6% 30,409
1974 17,360 51.8% 897 2.7% 12,585 37.5% 1,229 3.7% 1,470 4.4% 33,541
1975 17,489 51.1% 771 2.3% 13,057 38.2% 1,373 4.0% 1,513 4.4% 34,203
1976 16,765 49.4% 1,222 3.6% 12,625 37.2% 1,162 3.4% 2,148 6.3% 33,922
1977 12,676 46.0% 1,392 5.1% 10,879 39.5% 899 3.3% 1,686 6.1% 27,532
1978 7,348 40.4% 1,475 8.1% 6,736 37.0% 995 5.5% 1,640 9.0% 18,194
1979 5,386 37.7% 2,017 14.1% 4,743 33.2% 687 4.8% 1,456 10.2% 14,289
1980 6,856 52.3% 1,284 9.8% 3,161 24.1% 511 3.9% 1,289 9.8% 13,101
1981 9,670 57.1% 1,076 6.4% 4,328 25.6% 506 3.0% 1,352 8.0% 16,932
1982 10,158 60.4% 715 4.3% 3,957 23.5% 609 3.6% 1,381 8.2% 16,820
1983 8,739 54.9% 639 4.0% 4,138 26.0% 650 4.1% 1,745 11.0% 15,911
1984 12,335 67.3% 354 1.9% 3,661 20.0% 573 3.1% 1,411 7.7% 18,334
1985 12,567 69.2% 760 4.2% 3,102 17.1% 620 3.4% 1,108 6.1% 18,157
1986 12,461 74.0% 653 3.9% 2,160 12.8% 608 3.6% 963 5.7% 16,845
1987 8,427 68.7% 419 3.4% 2,162 17.6% 638 5.2% 613 5.0% 12,259
1988 7,923 70.0% 60 0.5% 1,936 17.1% 1,011 8.9% 382 3.4% 11,312
1989 9,900 68.4% 184 1.3% 2,408 16.6% 1,439 9.9% 551 3.8% 14,482
1990 11,193 69.7% 278 1.7% 2,796 17.4% 1,208 7.5% 579 3.6% 16,054
1991 12,077 71.8% 288 1.7% 2,984 17.8% 1,011 6.0% 450 2.7% 16,810
1992 13,710 72.4% 334 1.8% 2,925 15.5% 1,232 6.5% 727 3.8% 18,928
1993 14,924 72.7% 337 1.6% 3,627 17.7% 1,076 5.2% 574 2.8% 20,538
1994 14,576 74.1% 352 1.8% 3,146 16.0% 1,159 5.9% 436 2.2% 19,669
1995 16,972 74.9% 198 0.9% 3,773 16.7% 1,209 5.3% 500 2.2% 22,652
1996 19,290 74.7% 214 0.8% 4,294 16.6% 1,453 5.6% 586 2.3% 25,837
1997 20,332 79.6% 154 0.6% 3,336 13.1% 1,100 4.3% 615 2.4% 25,537
1998 19,445 76.4% 324 1.3% 3,777 14.8% 1,200 4.7% 718 2.8% 25,464
1999 22,253 80.0% 197 0.7% 3,516 12.6% 1,193 4.3% 663 2.4% 27,822
2000 26,498 83.6% 102 0.3% 3,355 10.6% 1,185 3.7% 556 1.8% 31,696
2001 25,968 83.0% 131 0.4% 3,419 10.9% 1,205 3.9% 569 1.8% 31,292
2002 27,760 83.2% 153 0.5% 3,399 10.2% 1,452 4.3% 619 1.9% 33,383
2003 30,832 85.3% 321 0.9% 3,227 8.9% 1,180 3.3% 571 1.6% 36,131
2004 34,653 86.3% 317 0.8% 2,675 6.7% 1,792 4.5% 734 1.8% 40,171
2005 41,218 87.8% 456 1.0% 2,411 5.1% 1,845 3.9% 1,040 2.2% 46,970
2006 45,230 86.8% 313 0.6% 3,095 5.9% 2,157 4.1% 1,323 2.5% 52,118
2007 49,342 86.1% 193 0.3% 3,908 6.8% 2,009 3.5% 1,868 3.3% 57,320
2008 59,613 88.1% 213 0.3% 3,598 5.3% 2,101 3.1% 2,165 3.2% 67,690
2009 70,266 91.2% 369 0.5% 2,643 3.4% 1,719 2.2% 2,076 2.7% 77,073

 

 

Year Far East Americas Western Europe Eastern Europe S/T Major Countries All Other Countries World Total Year
Japan Korea China Taiwan S/T Brazil U.S.A. S/T Denmark Finland France Germany Italy Netherlands Norway Spain Sweden U.K. S/T Croatia Poland Romania FSU S/T
1964 3,764 na  na  na  3,764 na  250 250 278 117 530 827 462 276 369 236 1,034 808 4,937 178 238 na  na  416 9,367 357 9,724 1964
1965 4,886 na  na  na  4,886 na  218 218 209 164 485 1,035 399 148 460 225 1,266 1,282 5,673 230 317 na  na  547 11,324 439 11,763 1965
1966 6,495 10 na  na  6,505 na  192 192 472 130 441 1,411 530 324 442 374 1,130 1,074 6,328 332 354 na  na  686 13,711 394 14,105 1966
1967 7,217 6 na  na  7,223 na  209 209 425 169 420 1,312 496 292 530 375 1,361 1,188 6,568 259 382 na  na  641 14,641 516 15,157 1967
1968 8,349 3 na  na  8,352 na  367 367 518 175 630 1,505 499 265 610 455 1,097 1,047 6,801 326 418 na  na  744 16,264 581 16,845 1968
1969 9,168 7 na  na  9,175 na  464 464 591 185 691 2,095 364 486 618 637 1,263 828 7,758 295 426 na  na  721 18,118 621 18,739 1969
1970 10,100 2 na  90 10,192 na  375 375 518 241 859 1,643 546 632 702 649 1,539 1,367 8,696 385 414 na  na  799 20,062 918 20,980 1970
1971 11,132 16 na  94 11,242 136 490 626 728 199 1,086 2,261 872 572 884 830 1,864 1,233 10,529 397 471 na  na  868 23,265 1,123 24,388 1971
1972 12,857 15 na  144 13,016 226 482 708 952 214 1,030 1,713 902 750 825 1,083 2,028 1,197 10,694 671 522 na  na  1,193 25,611 1,138 26,749 1972
1973 14,751 14 na  132 14,897 168 964 1,132 1,004 186 1,170 2,233 837 852 984 1,319 2,290 1,067 11,942 446 584 na  na  1,030 29,001 1,408 30,409 1973
1974 16,894 313 na  153 17,360 164 733 897 1,076 192 1,046 2,472 953 942 964 1,561 2,181 1,198 12,585 720 509 na  na  1,229 32,071 1,470 33,541 1974
1975 16,991 410 na  88 17,489 295 476 771 969 267 1,150 2,848 792 1,028 1,052 1,593 2,188 1,170 13,057 638 735 na  na  1,373 32,690 1,513 34,203 1975
1976 15,868 814 na  83 16,765 407 815 1,222 1,034 249 1,673 2,227 715 634 758 1,320 2,515 1,500 12,625 597 565 na  na  1,162 31,774 2,148 33,922 1976
1977 11,708 562 110 296 12,676 380 1,012 1,392 709 361 1,107 1,973 778 240 567 1,813 2,311 1,020 10,879 421 478 na  na  899 25,846 1,686 27,532 1977
1978 6,307 604 31 406 7,348 442 1,033 1,475 346 357 440 1,253 339 315 325 821 1,407 1,133 6,736 293 702 na  na  995 16,554 1,640 18,194 1978
1979 4,697 495 na  194 5,386 665 1,352 2,017 263 289 720 818 231 277 364 630 460 691 4,743 225 462 na  na  687 12,833 1,456 14,289 1979
1980 6,094 522 na  240 6,856 729 555 1,284 208 200 283 722 248 122 208 395 348 427 3,161 149 362 na  na  511 11,812 1,289 13,101 1980
1981 8,400 929 30 311 9,670 716 360 1,076 352 217 501 1,060 271 173 310 779 453 212 4,328 223 283 na  na  506 15,580 1,352 16,932 1981
1982 8,163 1,401 135 459 10,158 500 215 715 451 271 264 958 176 212 347 557 287 434 3,957 311 298 na  na  609 15,439 1,381 16,820 1982
1983 6,670 1,539 185 345 8,739 259 380 639 444 260 307 1,134 255 232 182 500 328 496 4,138 304 346 na  na  650 14,166 1,745 15,911 1983
1984 9,711 1,473 329 822 12,335 271 83 354 474 340 326 882 273 154 111 354 303 444 3,661 271 302 na  na  573 16,923 1,411 18,334 1984
1985 9,503 2,620 166 278 12,567 581 179 760 458 213 199 920 88 180 122 550 201 171 3,102 259 361 na  na  620 17,049 1,108 18,157 1985
1986 8,178 3,642 258 383 12,461 430 223 653 361 231 158 876 34 151 84 167 0 98 2,160 233 375 na  na  608 15,882 963 16,845 1986
1987 5,708 2,091 286 342 8,427 255 164 419 243 168 167 633 312 59 62 324 0 194 2,162 350 288 na  na  638 11,646 613 12,259 1987
1988 4,023 3,178 220 502 7,923 42 18 60 324 169 78 842 161 69 57 155 29 52 1,936 270 289 132 320 1,011 10,930 382 11,312 1988
1989 5,613 3,455 403 429 9,900 167 17 184 399 234 166 756 343 94 48 234 17 117 2,408 503 205 335 396 1,439 13,931 551 14,482 1989
1990 6,663 3,441 404 685 11,193 255 23 278 408 256 64 874 392 190 91 367 27 127 2,796 462 141 175 430 1,208 15,475 579 16,054 1990
1991 7,315 3,737 510 515 12,077 252 36 288 490 150 110 797 508 219 132 429 41 108 2,984 358 183 192 278 1,011 16,360 450 16,810 1991
1992 7,853 4,520 632 705 13,710 268 66 334 378 172 132 874 397 168 173 382 20 229 2,925 384 371 188 289 1,232 18,201 727 18,928 1992
1993 8,932 4,664 737 591 14,924 316 21 337 806 183 52 997 480 157 144 560 18 230 3,627 194 427 120 335 1,076 19,964 574 20,538 1993
1994 8,648 4,236 1,080 612 14,576 320 32 352 653 91 119 1,010 517 192 134 203 0 227 3,146 240 554 36 329 1,159 19,233 436 19,669 1994
1995 9,311 6,218 953 490 16,972 172 26 198 1,003 200 257 1,123 404 207 145 255 29 150 3,773 154 529 225 301 1,209 22,152 500 22,652 1995
1996 10,149 7,380 1,103 658 19,290 168 46 214 497 455 212 1,207 665 238 180 624 28 188 4,294 365 636 147 305 1,453 25,251 586 25,837 1996
1997 9,883 8,229 1,480 740 20,332 53 101 154 472 348 188 1,087 415 326 167 228 31 74 3,336 122 644 162 172 1,100 24,922 615 25,537 1997
1998 10,272 7,250 1,466 457 19,445 87 237 324 448 220 152 1,049 827 292 179 439 32 139 3,777 281 670 107 142 1,200 24,746 718 25,464 1998
1999 11,052 9,161 1,585 455 22,253 0 197 197 442 289 159 812 756 335 161 506 32 24 3,516 225 620 217 131 1,193 27,159 663 27,822 1999
2000 12,020 12,228 1,647 603 26,498 10 92 102 373 223 202 974 569 300 114 462 33 105 3,355 342 630 139 74 1,185 31,140 556 31,696 2000
2001 12,024 11,608 1,827 509 25,968 2 129 131 350 397 358 1,141 571 231 79 247 33 12 3,419 283 689 178 55 1,205 30,723 569 31,292 2001
2002 11,957 12,969 2,207 627 27,760 1 152 153 423 295 234 1,228 572 258 80 222 59 28 3,399 411 637 212 192 1,452 32,764 619 33,383 2002
2003 12,688 13,683 3,763 698 30,832 13 308 321 379 224 373 905 664 173 96 364 16 33 3,227 379 412 240 149 1,180 35,560 571 36,131 2003
2004 14,515 14,768 4,679 691 34,653 28 289 317 290 237 63 958 599 212 5 309 0 2 2,675 765 606 208 213 1,792 39,437 734 40,171 2004
2005 16,434 17,689 6,466 629 41,218 25 431 456 493 7 42 1,236 356 170 10 94 0 3 2,411 546 787 327 185 1,845 45,930 1,040 46,970 2005
2006 18,176 18,717 7,665 672 45,230 30 283 313 538 227 241 1,257 519 187 24 99 0 3 3,095 569 838 446 304 2,157 50,795 1,323 52,118 2006
2007 17,525 20,593 10,553 671 49,342 31 162 193 855 288 191 1,362 716 194 60 233 8 1 3,908 709 587 475 238 2,009 55,452 1,868 57,320 2007
2008 18,656 26,379 13,956 622 59,613 48 165 213 566 308 232 1,350 700 140 71 210 19 2 3,598 617 672 592 220 2,101 65,525 2,165 67,690 2008
2009 18,972 28,849 21,969 476 70,266 77 292 369 449 304 146 781 554 138 44 217 9 1 2,643 412 360 720 227 1,719 74,997 2,076 77,073 2009