The Water Transport Terminals industry experienced some volatility over the past five years, as demand for industry services fluctuated due to macroeconomic events. Solid demand for water terminals coincided with consistent economic growth before and after 2008-09. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.5% over the five years through 2012-13.
Export volumes grew strongly over the period, with the value of iron ore and coal exports soaring and the volume of these exports following suit as mine expansions and developments came online.
Companies in this industry operate ship mooring facilities, passenger or freight sea transport terminals, as well as coal or grain loaders.
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.