Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation: Market Research Report

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Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation Market Research Report | Nov 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
A.P. Møller - Mærsk A.P. Møller - Mærsk market share
DP World DP World market share
Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. market share
PSA International PSA International market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The main factors propelling the Global Marine and Container Terminal Operation industry's growth in the past 15 years have been trade liberalization, world economic activity and ongoing growth in Asian economies. In the coming years, the industry is anticipated to benefit from improving trade levels with greater demand stemming from the logistics and shipping sectors. Trade between Asian countries and the rest of the world is expected to propel global revenue during the five years to 2020, with accelerated growth in developed economies forecast to provide an additional boost to the industry... read more

Industry Analysis

Over the past five years, the Global Marine and Container Terminal Operation industry recovered relatively quickly from the global economic downturn as a result of growing container volumes. Industry players lay at the heart of global trade, by operating container port terminals, as well as the ports themselves, and closely related infrastructure, facilities and services. The global economic downturn caused trade volumes to plunge, which, in turn, caused demand for industry services to decline. However, in just a few years, the industry was able to recover as emerging market growth and continued globalization drove demand... read more


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What is the Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation Industry?

Companies in the industry operate ports and terminals (including docking and pier facilities). Main activities include the loading and unloading of cargo containers from ships, arranging paperwork for incoming shipments to meet customs requirements, operating a computer system to connect cargo with recipients and transferring cargo onto trucks and trains.

Industry Products
Terminal operationOther servicesPort and harbor operations
Industry Activities
Waterfront terminal operation (docks, piers and wharves)Docking facility operationsWharf operationPort facility operationHarbor operationsBulk stevedoring Container stevedoring Other marine cargo handling

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