Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Global trade requires marine and container terminals to send and receive ships. Though revenue dipped during the global recession, increasing global trade has helped industry growth since; this trend is expected to continue in the next five years... read more
Marine port operators offer a number of different services related to operating marine and container terminals. IBISWorld breaks down the industry's services by the services offered to each type of customer. While the majority of the world's freight by volume is bulk freight, the highest value cargo is generally containerized.
Containerized cargo handling
The containerized cargo handling segment includes terminal stevedoring, which is usually a highly capital intensive activity. The type of equipment required depends on the type of vessels being served... read more