DIS beats international ship registers in 2015

Besides the Marshall Islands, the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) experienced the highest increase in new gross tonnage thus far in 2015, placing it firmly on the list of the 20 most popular registers in the world, according to new figures.

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With an increase of 7.6 percent in gross tonnage in the first three quarters of 2015, the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) is firmly on the list of the top 20 most popular ship registers in the world. This is according to new figures from World Fleet Monitor, published by Clarksons Research.

The increase is so significant that DIS is pegged to overtake its nearest rival Italy over the course of 2016, if the developments in the two countries' registers continue.

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