Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation: Market Research Report

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Global Marine & Container Terminal Operation Market Research Report | Nov 2013

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
China Merchants China Merchants market share
DP World DP World market share
Hutchison Port Holdings Hutchison Port Holdings market share
PSA International PSA International market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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

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, intermodal transfer facilities and other infrastructure. The cost of these activities can run into hundreds of millions of dollars, and consequently the willingness or ability of the port owners to create this infrastructure represents a barrier to entering the industry... 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
Containerized cargo handlingBulk cargo handling
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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