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Albania
total: 60
by type: bulk carrier 1, general cargo 50, oil tanker 1, other 8 (2018)
Algeria
total: 106
by type: container ship 1, general cargo 11, oil tanker 10, other 84 (2018)
Angola
total: 55
by type: general cargo 14, oil tanker 8, other 33 (2018)
Anguilla
total: 1
by type: other 1 (2018)
Antigua and Barbuda
total: 853
by type: bulk carrier 33, container ship 189, general cargo 562, oil tanker 2, other 67 (2018)
Argentina
total: 167
by type: container ship 1, general cargo 9, oil tanker 27, other 130 (2018)
Australia
total: 563
by type: bulk carrier 4, general cargo 84, oil tanker 7, other 468 (2018)
Azerbaijan
total: 313
by type: general cargo 48, oil tanker 48, other 217 (2018)
Bahamas, The
total: 1,418
by type: bulk carrier 328, container ship 49, general cargo 96, oil tanker 271, other 674 (2018)
Bahrain
total: 259
by type: bulk carrier 1, container ship 1, general cargo 12, oil tanker 4, other 241 (2018)
Bangladesh
total: 329
by type: bulk carrier 33, container ship 4, general cargo 77, oil tanker 122, other 93 (2018)
Barbados
total: 121
by type: bulk carrier 21, general cargo 82, other 18 (2018)
Belarus
total: 5
by type: oil tanker 1, other 4 (2018)
Belgium
total: 192
by type: bulk carrier 18, general cargo 18, oil tanker 20, other 136 (2018)
Belize
total: 764
by type: bulk carrier 54, container ship 4, general cargo 383, oil tanker 57, other 266 (2018)
Benin
total: 6
by type: other 6 (2018)
Bermuda
total: 160
by type: bulk carrier 6, container ship 11, general cargo 1, oil tanker 19, other 123 (2018)
Bolivia
total: 49
by type: general cargo 36, oil tanker 2, other 11 (2018)
Brazil
total: 791
by type: bulk carrier 13, container ship 15, general cargo 47, oil tanker 38, other 678 (2018)
British Virgin Islands
total: 25
by type: general cargo 4, other 21 (2018)
Brunei
total: 100
by type: general cargo 20, LNG tanker 2, other 78 (2018)
Bulgaria
total: 80
by type: bulk carrier 2, general cargo 18, oil tanker 8, other 52 (2018)
Burma
total: 95
by type: bulk carrier 1, general cargo 41, oil tanker 5, other 48 (2018)
Cambodia
total: 364
by type: container ship 2, general cargo 260, oil tanker 25, other 77 (2018)
Cameroon
total: 19
by type: general cargo 4, other 15 (2018)
Canada
total: 657
by type: bulk carrier 17, container ship 1, general cargo 91, oil tanker 17, other 531 (2018)
Cape Verde
total: 43
by type: general cargo 20, oil tanker 3, other 20 (2018)
Cayman Islands
total: 165
by type: bulk carrier 31, general cargo 4, oil tanker 19, other 111 (2018)
Chile
total: 222
by type: bulk carrier 9, container ship 5, general cargo 58, oil tanker 15, other 135 (2018)
China
total: 4,610
by type: bulk carrier 1114, container ship 242, general cargo 741, oil tanker 503, other 2010 (2018)
Colombia
total: 102
by type: general cargo 18, oil tanker 8, other 76 (2018)
Comoros
total: 218
by type: bulk carrier 7, container ship 2, general cargo 102, oil tanker 29, other 78 (2018)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
total: 27
by type: general cargo 12, oil tanker 1, other 14 (2018)
Congo, Republic of the
total: 16
by type: general cargo 3, oil tanker 2, other 11 (2018)
Cook Islands
total: 215
by type: bulk carrier 23, container ship 5, general cargo 91, oil tanker 25, other 71 (2018)
Costa Rica
total: 11
by type: general cargo 2, other 9 (2018)
Cote d'Ivoire
total: 15
by type: oil tanker 2, other 13 (2018)
Croatia
total: 131
by type: bulk carrier 28, oil tanker 14, other 89 (2018)
Cuba
total: 41
by type: general cargo 11, oil tanker 3, other 27 (2018)
Cyprus
total: 1,020
by type: bulk carrier 311, container ship 184, general cargo 177, oil tanker 51, other 297 (2018)
Denmark
total: 668
by type: bulk carrier 7, container ship 123, general cargo 77, oil tanker 75, other 386 (2018)
Djibouti
total: 15
by type: other 15 (2018)
Dominica
total: 100
by type: general cargo 26, oil tanker 25, other 49 (2018)
Dominican Republic
total: 23
by type: general cargo 2, oil tanker 1, other 20 (2018)
Ecuador
total: 137
by type: container ship 1, general cargo 6, oil tanker 34, other 96 (2018)
Egypt
total: 389
by type: bulk carrier 14, container ship 8, general cargo 33, oil tanker 36, other 298 (2018)
El Salvador
total: 2
by type: other 2 (2018)
Equatorial Guinea
total: 38
by type: container ship 1, general cargo 7, oil tanker 6, other 24 (2018)
Eritrea
total: 9
by type: general cargo 4, oil tanker 1, other 4 (2018)
Estonia
total: 74
by type: general cargo 8, oil tanker 6, other 60 (2018)
Ethiopia
total: 11
by type: general cargo 9, oil tanker 2 (2018)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
total: 3
by type: general cargo 1, other 2 (2018)
Faroe Islands
total: 100
by type: container ship 3, general cargo 42, oil tanker 1, other 54 (2018)
Fiji
total: 60
by type: general cargo 21, oil tanker 1, other 38 (2018)
Finland
total: 259
by type: bulk carrier 7, container ship 1, general cargo 88, oil tanker 4, other 159 (2018)
France
total: 555
by type: container ship 24, general cargo 73, oil tanker 29, other 429 (2018)

note: includes Monaco

French Polynesia
total: 17
by type: general cargo 8, other 9 (2018)
Gabon
total: 29
by type: general cargo 11, oil tanker 1, other 17 (2018)
Gambia, The
total: 9
by type: other 9 (2018)
Georgia
total: 82
by type: bulk carrier 1, general cargo 24, oil tanker 2, other 55 (2018)
Germany
total: 629
by type: bulk carrier 1, container ship 107, general cargo 92, oil tanker 36, other 393 (2018)
Ghana
total: 44
by type: general cargo 6, oil tanker 2, other 36 (2018)
Gibraltar
total: 250
by type: bulk carrier 11, container ship 26, general cargo 81, oil tanker 27, other 105 (2018)
Greece
total: 1,343
by type: bulk carrier 191, container ship 6, general cargo 136, oil tanker 405, other 605 (2018)
Greenland
total: 8
by type: general cargo 1, other 7 (2018)
Grenada
total: 6
by type: general cargo 3, other 3 (2018)
Guam
total: 3
by type: other 3 (2018)
Guatemala
total: 9
by type: oil tanker 1, other 8 (2018)
Guinea
total: 1
by type: other 1 (2018)
Guinea-Bissau
total: 9
by type: general cargo 5, other 4 (2018)
Guyana
total: 55
by type: general cargo 26, oil tanker 7, other 22 (2018)
Haiti
total: 4
by type: general cargo 3, other 1 (2018)
Honduras
total: 550
by type: container ship 1, general cargo 249, oil tanker 89, other 211 (2018)
Hong Kong
total: 2,615
by type: bulk carrier 1143, container ship 499, general cargo 217, oil tanker 355, other 401 (2018)
Iceland
total: 33
by type: general cargo 5, oil tanker 1, other 27 (2018)
India
total: 1,719
by type: bulk carrier 75, container ship 22, general cargo 582, oil tanker 133, other 907 (2018)
Indonesia
total: 9,053
by type: bulk carrier 97, container ship 205, general cargo 2203, oil tanker 567, other 5981 (2018)
Iran
total: 720
by type: bulk carrier 31, container ship 25, general cargo 336, oil tanker 17, other 311 (2018)
Iraq
total: 80
by type: general cargo 1, oil tanker 6, other 73 (2018)
Ireland
total: 88
by type: bulk carrier 8, general cargo 34, oil tanker 1, other 45 (2018)
Israel
total: 42
by type: container ship 5, general cargo 5, oil tanker 3, other 29 (2018)
Italy
total: 1,405
by type: bulk carrier 59, container ship 10, general cargo 142, oil tanker 128, other 1066 (2018)
Jamaica
total: 43
by type: bulk carrier 1, container ship 8, general cargo 10, oil tanker 1, other 23 (2018)
Japan
total: 5,299
by type: bulk carrier 158, container ship 29, general cargo 1942, oil tanker 703, other 2467 (2018)
Jordan
total: 32
by type: general cargo 8, oil tanker 1, other 23 (2018)
Kazakhstan
total: 121
by type: general cargo 3, oil tanker 10, other 108 (2018)
Kenya
total: 22
by type: general cargo 1, oil tanker 2, other 19 (2018)
Kiribati
total: 111
by type: bulk carrier 3, general cargo 46, oil tanker 16, other 46 (2018)
Korea, North
total: 274
by type: bulk carrier 8, container ship 5, general cargo 198, oil tanker 31, other 32 (2018)
Korea, South
total: 1,897
by type: bulk carrier 95, container ship 86, general cargo 379, oil tanker 196, other 1141 (2018)
Kuwait
total: 158
by type: general cargo 18, oil tanker 26, other 114 (2018)
Laos
total: 1
by type: general cargo 1 (2017)
Latvia
total: 68
by type: general cargo 18, oil tanker 8, other 42 (2018)
Lebanon
total: 55
by type: bulk carrier 1, container ship 1, general cargo 40, oil tanker 1, other 12 (2018)
Liberia
total: 3,321
by type: bulk carrier 1086, container ship 834, general cargo 130, oil tanker 723, other 548 (2018)
Libya
total: 98
by type: general cargo 2, oil tanker 16, other 80 (2018)
Lithuania
total: 61
by type: container ship 3, general cargo 28, oil tanker 2, other 28 (2018)
Luxembourg
total: 152
by type: bulk carrier 4, container ship 9, general cargo 6, oil tanker 2, other 131 (2018)
Macau
total: 1
by type: other 1 (2018)
Madagascar
total: 28
by type: general cargo 15, oil tanker 3, other 10 (2018)
Malaysia
total: 1,704
by type: bulk carrier 15, container ship 22, general cargo 182, oil tanker 137, other 1348 (2018)
Maldives
total: 67
by type: bulk carrier 1, general cargo 27, oil tanker 15, other 24 (2018)
Malta
total: 2,205
by type: bulk carrier 645, container ship 283, general cargo 288, oil tanker 391, other 598 (2018)
Marshall Islands
total: 3,419
by type: bulk carrier 1437, container ship 256, general cargo 68, oil tanker 837, other 821 (2018)
Mauritania
total: 7
by type: bulk carrier 1, general cargo 2, oil tanker 1, other 3 (2018)
Mauritius
total: 28
by type: general cargo 1, oil tanker 4, other 23 (2018)
Mexico
total: 617
by type: bulk carrier 6, general cargo 11, oil tanker 35, other 565 (2018)
Micronesia, Federated States of
total: 63
by type: general cargo 40, oil tanker 6, other 17 (2018)
Moldova
total: 151
by type: bulk carrier 3, container ship 3, general cargo 113, oil tanker 8, other 24 (2018)
Mongolia
total: 265
by type: bulk carrier 4, container ship 3, general cargo 107, oil tanker 68, other 83 (2018)
Montenegro
total: 12
by type: bulk carrier 4, other 8 (2018)
Morocco
total: 87
by type: container ship 7, general cargo 6, oil tanker 3, other 71 (2018)
Mozambique
total: 27
by type: general cargo 10, other 17 (2018)
Namibia
total: 10
by type: general cargo 1, other 9 (2018)
Netherlands
total: 1,233
by type: bulk carrier 13, container ship 41, general cargo 586, oil tanker 21, other 572 (2018)
New Caledonia
total: 10
by type: general cargo 2, other 8 (2018)
New Zealand
total: 111
by type: general cargo 15, oil tanker 6, other 90 (2018)
Nicaragua
total: 5
by type: general cargo 1, oil tanker 1, other 3 (2018)
Niger
total: 1
by type: other 1 (2018)
Nigeria
total: 576
by type: general cargo 14, oil tanker 90, other 472 (2018)
Northern Mariana Islands
total: 1
by type: other 1 (2018)
Norway
total: 1,581
by type: bulk carrier 102, general cargo 249, oil tanker 81, other 1149 (2018)
Oman
total: 51
by type: general cargo 9, other 42 (2018)
Pakistan
total: 53
by type: bulk carrier 5, oil tanker 7, other 41 (2018)
Panama
total: 7,914
by type: bulk carrier 2585, container ship 590, general cargo 1327, oil tanker 808, other 2604 (2018)
Papua New Guinea
total: 173
by type: container ship 7, general cargo 79, oil tanker 3, other 84 (2018)
Paraguay
total: 80
by type: container ship 3, general cargo 23, oil tanker 6, other 48 (2018)

note: as of 2017, Paraguay registered 2,012 fluvial vessels of which 1,741 were commercial barges

Peru
total: 95
by type: container ship 2, oil tanker 13, other 80 (2018)
Philippines
total: 1,615
by type: bulk carrier 58, container ship 43, general cargo 654, oil tanker 191, other 669 (2018)
Poland
total: 148
by type: bulk carrier 1, container ship 1, general cargo 13, oil tanker 7, other 126 (2018)
Portugal
total: 576
by type: bulk carrier 68, container ship 236, general cargo 84, oil tanker 11, other 177 (2018)
Qatar
total: 140
by type: bulk carrier 10, container ship 5, general cargo 6, oil tanker 7, other 112 (2018)
Romania
total: 112
by type: general cargo 13, oil tanker 8, other 91 (2018)
Russia
total: 2,625
by type: bulk carrier 15, container ship 13, general cargo 879, oil tanker 411, other 1307 (2018)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
total: 240
by type: bulk carrier 6, container ship 5, general cargo 44, oil tanker 55, other 130 (2018)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
total: 889
by type: bulk carrier 22, container ship 14, general cargo 184, oil tanker 17, other 652 (2018)
Samoa
total: 13
by type: general cargo 4, oil tanker 2, other 7 (2018)
Sao Tome and Principe
total: 15
by type: general cargo 12, other 3 (2018)
Saudi Arabia
total: 380
by type: bulk carrier 5, container ship 1, general cargo 19, oil tanker 65, other 290 (2018)
Senegal
total: 28
by type: general cargo 4, oil tanker 1, other 23 (2018)
Seychelles
total: 24
by type: general cargo 4, oil tanker 6, other 14 (2018)
Sierra Leone
total: 469
by type: bulk carrier 21, container ship 10, general cargo 255, oil tanker 68, other 115 (2018)
Singapore
total: 3,526
by type: bulk carrier 603, container ship 490, general cargo 132, oil tanker 732, other 1,569 (2018)
Slovenia
total: 8
by type: other 8 (2018)
Solomon Islands
total: 23
by type: general cargo 6, other 17 (2018)
Somalia
total: 5
by type: general cargo 1, other 4 (2018)
South Africa
total: 88
by type: bulk carrier 2, general cargo 1, oil tanker 6, other 79 (2018)
Spain
total: 119
by type: container ship 2, general cargo 17, oil tanker 12, other 88 (2019)
Sri Lanka
total: 87
by type: bulk carrier 9, container ship 1, general cargo 11, oil tanker 11, other 55 (2018)
Sudan
total: 18
by type: general cargo 1, other 17 (2018)
Suriname
total: 10
by type: general cargo 5, oil tanker 3, other 2 (2018)
Sweden
total: 359
by type: general cargo 66, oil tanker 22, other 271 (2018)
Switzerland
total: 30 includes Liechtenstein
by type: bulk carrier 24, general cargo 4, oil tanker 2 (2019)
Syria
total: 21
by type: bulk carrier 1, general cargo 7, other 13 (2018)
Taiwan
total: 267
by type: bulk carrier 18, container ship 59, general cargo 60, oil tanker 19, other 111 (2018)
Tanzania
total: 329
by type: bulk carrier 6, container ship 9, general cargo 184, oil tanker 41, other 89 (2018)
Thailand
total: 807
by type: bulk carrier 27, container ship 25, general cargo 91, oil tanker 241, other 423 (2018)
Togo
total: 327
by type: bulk carrier 7, container ship 4, general cargo 215, oil tanker 42, other 59 (2018)
Tonga
total: 33
by type: bulk carrier 1, container ship 1, general cargo 15, oil tanker 1, other 15 (2018)
Trinidad and Tobago
total: 102
by type: general cargo 1, other 101 (2018)
Tunisia
total: 66
by type: general cargo 14, oil tanker 1, other 51 (2018)
Turkey
total: 1,277
by type: bulk carrier 61, container ship 70, general cargo 305, oil tanker 139, other 702 (2018)
Turkmenistan
total: 72
by type: general cargo 9, oil tanker 8, other 55 (2018)
Turks and Caicos Islands
total: 4
by type: general cargo 1, other 3 (2018)
Tuvalu
total: 254
by type: bulk carrier 24, container ship 1, general cargo 41, oil tanker 25, other 163 (2018)
Uganda
total: 1
by type: bulk carrier 1 (2017)
Ukraine
total: 417
by type: container ship 1, general cargo 92, oil tanker 14, other 310 (2018)
United Arab Emirates
total: 616
by type: container ship 2, general cargo 103, oil tanker 22, other 489 (2018)
United Kingdom
total: 1,570
by type: bulk carrier 129, container ship 109, general cargo 162, oil tanker 177, other 993 (2018)
United States
total: 3,692
by type: bulk carrier 5, container ship 61, general cargo 115, oil tanker 71, other 3440 (2018)
Uruguay
total: 57
by type: container ship 1, general cargo 6, oil tanker 3, other 47 (2018)
Vanuatu
total: 405
by type: bulk carrier 27, container ship 1, general cargo 35, other 342 (2018)
Venezuela
total: 269
by type: bulk carrier 4, container ship 1, general cargo 30, oil tanker 26, other 208 (2018)
Vietnam
total: 1,863
by type: bulk carrier 83, container ship 38, general cargo 1266, oil tanker 114, other 362 (2018)
World
total: 92,647
by type: bulk carrier 11,115, container ship 5,145, general cargo 19,128, oil tanker 10,252, other 47,007 (2018)
Yemen
total: 31
by type: general cargo 3, oil tanker 4, other 24 (2018)
Zambia
total: 1
by type: other 1 (2017)

Source: CIA Factbook