To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 24 November 2017 to Question 113639, on shipping: ownership, how many of the vessels on each of the three routes in the table are registered on (a) the UK Ship Register, (b) a Red Ensign Group register, (c) EEA register or (d) non-EEA register.
Figures for the number of vessels operating on each route in 2016 by registration are shown in the table.
UK Ship Register
Another EEA country register
A non-EEA country and non-REG register
Source: Based on DfT port freight and sea passenger statistics, and IHS Global fleet data.
Note: Figures are rounded to the nearest 10 vessels. A single vessel may operate on any combination of the routes shown. Registration was unavailable for a small number of vessels. Figures shown here for the Red Ensign Group do not include the UK Ship Register, which is shown separately in the table.