Greeks the undisputed leaders in tankers


Greek shipowners remain by far the dominant players in the global tanker market, as Greek-owned tankers reach a value of $70 billion, according to the British company VesselsValue.

According to the latest data, from February 2024, available to Kathimerini, Greek shipowners have the third largest fleet in the world, amounting to $169.4 billion approximately.

In first place are the Japanese shipowners with a fleet worth nearly $206.4 billion, closely followed by the Chinese with ships worth a total of $204 billion.

In fourth place are the Americans with ships with a cumulative value of almost $100 billion (half of that value, however, concerns cruise liners), followed by Singapore with $85.6 billion.

The top 10 is completed by shipowners from South Korea, Norway, Britain, Germany and Hong Kong.

However, the Greek shipowners have by far the most...

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