The Marine Cargo Handling industry is made up of stevedores who work at the ports of Australia loading and unloading ships. Stevedores handle bulk, general and containerised cargo, operating increasing sophisticated machinery and systems and handling hazardous goods. The fortunes of the industry are directly linked to freight volumes, which are determined by factors outside of the industry.
The industry has performed well considering the volatility experienced through the global downturn. The booming mining sector contributed to industry revenue growth as demand fell for other products and services such as containerised freight.
The Marine Cargo Handling industry provides the service of loading and unloading cargo from ships.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.