Fleet growth pushes Copenhagen into product tanker elite

Denmark is surpassed only by Greece and Singapore as the countries from which most ships are operated in the shipping industry's perhaps most promising sector - product tanker.

More than 300 product tanker vessels are currently operated out of Copenhagen. This makes the Danish capital one of the world's key hubs and operating countries within the segment, which is also seen as one of the most promising sectors in international shipping in the coming years.

Denmark is only surpassed by Greece and Singapore in first and second place, respectively, as the key hubs for transports of diesel, gasoline and other refined oil products, and there is a long way from Denmark's third place to countries such as Japan, the US, China, Korea, Germany and Norway.

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