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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. M›ller - M‘rsk A.P. M›ller - M‘rsk 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 Analysis

Over the past five years, the Global Marine and Container Terminal Operation industry struggled to maintain growth amid slowing global trade volume. Industry players lay at the heart of global trade, by operating port container terminals, closely related infrastructure, facilities and services. Following and initial revenue decline caused by the global economic downturn, the industry was able to recover quickly as rapid emerging market economic growth most offset slower growth in developed economies, thereby maintaining trade expansion. Nevertheless, lackluster economic growth in developing economies, the Euro crisis and various global supply chain disruptions all played a role in tempering growth in more recent years. Mor.. 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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