In 2019, the Asian shipyard order portfolio included 2,615 vessels with a total load capacity of 184.3 million tonnes, 63.7 million CGT and a value of USD 148.4 billion. In 2018, there were slightly more orders – 3181 with a total load capacity of 222.9 million tons, 73.9 million CGT and a value of USD 158.9 billion. The Asian market should be understood as a market that does not include shipbuilding in countries with a European part and included in the European market, i.e. Turkey or the Russian Federation. In fact, this market is dominated by several Far East countries: the PRC, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and to a lesser extent Vietnam.
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