The average DWT of cargo-carrying “300 GT and above” ships is increasing.
In the 2010-2020 period, the average DWT of 300 GT and above “freight” vessels in the Turkish Merchant Marine Fleet is increasing.
This increase; 11.4% for “Dry Cargo (General Cargo)” ships and 0.8% for “Bulk Cargo” ships, 54.6% for “Container” ships and 42.8% for “Liquid & Gas Tankers”.
For other data that may be related to this data, you can refer to the pages of 300 GT and above Ships by Ship Types in the Turkish Maritime Fleet and DWTs of 300 GT and Over Ships by Ship Types in the Turkish Maritime Fleet.
Source : General Directorate of Maritime Affairs-Department of Maritime Trade Development, Fleet Statistics, DWT and Number of Ships 300GT and Over by Ship Types of Turkish Maritime Fleet
- For detailed information about Dry Cargo Ships, Bulk Cargo Ships, Container Ships, Liquid and Gas Tankers, you can refer to https://armatorlerbirligi.org.tr/gemi-tipleri .
- Gros Ton (GRT / GT) : It is the volume in cubic meters below the main deck and the enclosed spaces on the main deck. For detailed information, see https://armatorlerbirligi.org.tr/hacim-ve-agirliklar .
- Deadweight (DWT) : Deadweight & Deadweight (tonnes) is the weight that a ship can load until it reaches the allowable sinking (main loading line). For detailed information, see https://armatorlerbirligi.org.tr/hacim-ve-agirliklar .