Water Freight Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis
The notion “water freight” refers to cargo transportation in special-purpose container vessels, barges or water transport vehicles by the use of waterways. Freight is often represented by dry bulk cargo which comprises such goods as grain, coal, ore, etc. Companies offering water freight services also ship chemicals, construction materials, metals, food, etc. The water freight can be classified into such types as inland, sea/coastal, marine, intracoastal water freight, etc.
Water freight transport is the most convenient and cost saving solution when delivering heavy cargoes to locations remote from the producer or seller of goods. A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, CSCL, Mediterranean Shipping Co., American President Lines, CMA CGM, COSCO, Hapag-Lloyd and Evergreen Marine Corporation are among the largest container shipping companies on the water freight arena.
The catalogue contains numerous research reports providing insightful information on the world, regional and country water freight markets. The research studies reveal data on the market trends, shape and structure and characterize the forces encouraging and limiting the market growth. The reports offer overviews of the top ship operators, largest harbors and ports and describe naval expenditures. Furthermore, the research reports describe future prospects for the water freight market.