中国海事商事仲裁资讯2023年第4季度,2023Q4

China Newsletter on Maritime and Commercial Arbitration (CHNOMACA)

China surpassed Greece to become the world's largest ship owning country

FROM:CMAC | 2023-09-30

According to the leading shipping research institution Clarkson Research Company, from January to July this year, the three major indicators of China's shipbuilding industry, shipbuilding completion, new orders, and hand-held orders are ranked first in the world, and continue to lead the world. At the same time, the size of the fleet owned by Chinese shipowners reached 249.2 million gross tons, surpassing Greece for the first time to become the world's largest shipowner country. China has overtaken Greece to become the world's largest shipowner by gross tonnage. At present, the size of the fleet owned by Chinese shipowners has reached 249.2 million gross tons, accounting for 15.9% of the market share. The center of gravity of world shipping is shifting.

(Source:www.china.com- CCTV News)