Norway's ship register grows while the Danish register declines

The Norwegian International Ship Register has grown by 6.7 percent in 2016 while Singapore's, Denmark's, and South Korea's ship registers are the only three noting setbacks among the world's 20 largest flag states.

The Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) has reclaimed some of the ground lost in recent years and now has almost the exact same level of gross tonnage as the Danish International Ship Register (DIS), according to the latest overview from Clarksons World Fleet Monitor.

The overview shows the world's largest flag states where Norway and Denmark hold respective rankings of 15 and 14 and each have fleets of 14.8 million gross tons.

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