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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 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
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 Products

Terminal operation

Terminal operations, which is usually a highly capital intensive activity, account 86.8% of industry revenue. Container terminals are large port facilities where cargo containers are transferred from ships to other vehicles, including trucks, trains or other ships. Modern terminals consist of a series of cranes that move the containers. Quay cranes, also known as container handling gantry cranes, are located across the shoreline of the terminal and are responsible for moving containers from ships to land. Terminals also use staking cranes, which are mobile gantry cranes that stack containers in order to increase a ports efficiently of space. For roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) vessels, forklifts are used... 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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