Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation: Market Research Report

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Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation Market Research Report | Aug 2016

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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
A.P. Møller - Mærsk A.P. Møller - Mærsk market share
CK Hutchison CK Hutchison market share
DP World DP World market share
PSA International PSA International market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 expansion and ongoing growth in Asian economies. Even after the global economic downturn, the industry was able to initially rapidly recover due to trends in emerging market growth. Over the next five 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 2021, with accelerated growth in developed economies forecast to provide an additional boost... read more

Industry Key Buyers

The Global Marine and Container Terminal Operation industry has a slightly low level of market concentration. The four largest players in the industry together account for an estimated 31.7% of total industry revenue. Due to the global nature of the industry and huge capital requirements it is very difficult for industry players to gain market share. However, if looking just beyond the four largest players, industry market concentration is actually moderate. For instance, when compared against global container throughput derived from the World Bank, the top four industry players account for nearly 40.0% of container volume. This figure passes 50.0% when looking at the top 10 terminal operators... read more


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What is the Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation Industry?

Companies in the industry operate 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 services
Industry Activities
Waterfront terminal operation (docks, piers and wharves)Docking facility operationsWharf operationContainer stevedoring Other marine cargo handling

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