Traffic Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
VLCC 3,163 3,303 3,301 3,487 3,477
Tanker Vessels 13,343 14,276 14,591 15,667 16,403
LNG / LPG Carriers 2,962 3,086 3,141 3,277 3,343
Cargo Vessels 6,603 6,476 6,065 6,193 6,624
Container Vessels 18,283 20,101 20,091 19,575 20,187
Bulk Carriers 4,708 5,370 5,754 6,256 6,531
Other 6,895 6,702 7,091 7,879 7,071
Total Vessels 55,957 59,314 60,034 62,334 63,636
Average daily traffic 153 163 164 171 194
Source: Marine Department Malaysia (2005) Malacca Vessel Traffic Monitoring System, Statistical Report
Traffic at the Strait of Malacca
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