Definition: This entry provides the total and the number of each type of privately or publicly owned commercial ship for each country; military ships are not included; the five ships by type include: bulk carrier â€“ for cargo such as coal, grain, cement, ores, and gravel; container ship â€“ for loads in truck-size containers, a transportation system called containerization; general cargo â€“ also referred to as break-bulk carriers â€“ for a wide range of packaged merchandise, such as textiles, furniture, and machinery; oil tanker â€“ for crude oil and petroleum products; other â€“ including chemical carriers, dredgers, liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, refrigerated cargo ships (called reefers), tugboats, passenger vessels (cruise and ferry), and offshore supply ships.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Merchant marine map
Wanted: An American Merchant Marine
The Atlantic - 5/27/2022 5:09:00 AM
But to show that the American merchant marine has ceased to exist ... harbors, and rivers in the world, a country which exports millions of bushels of wheat, millions of gallons of oil, millions of feet of lumber, and bales of cotton, not to speak of ...
Marine Radar Market by Types, Applications, Countries, Industry Size and Forecast 2031
Digital Journal - 5/3/2022 5:45:00 PM
It is also used in a wide range of applications including the merchant marine, fishing vessels ... technology offers front-line defense to several countries through partnerships with Spain ...
MERCHANT MARINE NEEDS MEN
The Harvard Crimson - 4/8/2022 11:31:00 AM
According to an announcement by the United States Shipping Board, since the establishment of its squadron of Merchant ... that this country will be the second maritime power in the world, with ...
Congress bestows its highest honor on WWII merchant marines
SFGate - 5/19/2022 5:36:00 AM
Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has bestowed its highest honor on merchant mariners who fought in World War ... by another merchant marine veteran whom ...
Merchant Marine benefits sought by World War II vets
The Garden Island - 4/29/2022 12:00:00 AM
When U.S. House Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawai‘i, 2nd District) comes to Kaua‘i this Saturday, Feb. 21, for town meetings, he is likely to besieged by residents seeking solutions to the island’s drug ...
94-year-old Fairfax County merchant marine WWII veteran receives Congressional Gold Medal
MSN - 5/17/2022 10:13:42 PM
On Wednesday, for the first time, Congressional leaders are presenting the Congressional Gold Medal to U. S. merchant mariners who helped the U. S. and its allies end World War Two. Mariners supplied U.
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Omaha.com - 5/21/2022 2:51:00 AM
stand together as they attend a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony to honor members of the Merchant Marine who served in World War II, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
Congress Bestows Its Highest Honor on WWII Merchant Marines
U.S. News & World Report - 5/18/2022 5:30:00 PM
He noted that the veterans' successors are still on the seas providing goods around the world. The medal will be displayed in the American Merchant Marine Museum in New York.