Shipping: Liners

House of Lords written question – answered on 16th January 2007.

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Photo of Lord Fearn Lord Fearn Liberal Democrat

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many liners operated from United Kingdom ports in the past three years; and under which countries' flags those liners operated.

Photo of Lord Davies of Oldham Lord Davies of Oldham Deputy Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household, Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords)

In the past three years 101 cruise ships have operated from United Kingdom ports under the following flags:

39 x Bahamas, 8 x Italy, 7 x UK, 7 x Bermuda, 6 x Marshall Islands, 6 x Netherlands, 5 x Portugal, 5 x Malta, 4 x Panama, 2 x Liberia, 2 x St Vincent & Grenadines, 2 x Japan, 1 x Finland, 1 x Cyprus, 1 x Barbados, 1 x Germany, 1 x France, 1 x Ukraine, 1 x Russian Federation and 1 x Dutch Antilles.

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