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Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation: Market Research Report

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Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation Market Research Report | Nov 2014

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 identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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
Revenue
$57bn
Annual Growth 09-14
5.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment ('000)
426
Businesses
2,600
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Global marine terminal operators are both literally and figuratively perfectly poised to take advantage of growth in international trade. 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. Prior to the recession, global trade boomed and industries were transformed as supply chains grew in complexity. Looking ahead, the industry is expected to benefit in the next five years from improving trade levels, which will drive demand for the logistics and shipping sectors... read more

Starting a New Business

The industry has an extremely high level of barriers to entry. It is difficult for potential entrants to operate in the industry due to the highly specialized nature of the industry, along with the extensive capital costs required. Port operators also rely on the provision of certain infrastructure by the landlord of the port, examples being the dredging of channels, construction of berths and intermodal transfer facilities. Moreover, ports have to be linked to extensive outside infrastructure, including roads and rails, which further increases capital costs, often requiring investment or backing from governments... 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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