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.

Found 261 publications
Tanzania Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... as trade to and from these landlocked hinterland states will be diverted to Kenyan ports. This is problematic given Tanzania's aspiration to become the EAC gateway and regional transport hub. In addition, a number of shipping lines are likely to be deterred by the severe ...

Jan, 2015 98 pages
Ship and Boat Building (Shipyards) and Repairing Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 336600 US$ 1,995.00

... that will save countless hours of research. KEY FINDINGS: Ship and Boat Building (Shipyards) and Repairing Industry (U.S.) to reach $40.4 billion by 2021. ... and Boat Building (Shipyards) and Repairing Industry, including Average EBITDA, Operating Ratios and Sales per Employee. CORE BENEFITS TO CUSTOMER: ...

Oct, 2014 44 pages
Global Seafreight Forwarding Market 2014-2018 US$ 2,500.00

... the offering of customized integrated service packages. TechNavio's report, the Global Seafreight Forwarding Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth ... Toll Holdings UPS Supply Chain Solutions UTi Worldwide Yusen Logistics MARKET DRIVER Demand for Low-cost Shipping For a full, detailed ...

Sep, 2014 55 pages
Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) Vessel Trends: Market Research Report US$ 950.00

... analyzes and presents an overview of Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) Vessel market worldwide. 'Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels are designed ... and bollard pull for performing specialized operations including the anchor handling.' The report also provides a review of classifications, applications and ...

Jan, 2014 21 pages
China Shipping Industry Report - H2, 2013 US$ 475.00

... size vessels is expected to cause persistent low freight rates in near term. The shipping industry faced challenges of high bunker costs amid low shipping ... 2013. According to the 12th Five-Year guideline on the transportation sector, China aims to increase the number of deep-water berths to 2,214 by 2015. ...

Jan, 2013 38 pages
Nigeria Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... presented to our forecasts over the short term. The restrictions on movement introduced in four West African countries - Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria - are causing severe delays to supply chains, and consequently adding an excess financial burden to the movement of goods. The contact-borne ...

Nov, 2014 110 pages
Ports Sector in India - 2014 ; Market size, Market trends, Growth drivers, Future forecast, Market opportunity US$ 400.00

... Sector in India. In depth profile includes: Overview of Ports sector in India Analysis of Ports traffic and port wise capacity Insights into the growth drivers and key issues across major ports in India Prevailing govt. policies and summary of budget 2013-14 Summary of Maritime ...

Jan, 2014 25 pages
Croatia Shipping Report Q4 2014 US$ 1,295.00

... continuing to predict a sixth consecutive year of recession in 2014. While the rest of the EU economies are recovering Croatia is one of only two (the other ... 2015, we expect a weak return to growth with +0.6%. Looking at the ports and shipping sector, we believe annual bulk cargo percentage growth will remain ...

Sep, 2014 96 pages
Mexico Shipping Report Q3 2014 US$ 1,295.00

... and favourable demographics. As a result, we retain a cautious optimism towards the country's shipping sector. We forecast real GDP growth in Mexico to accelerate from 1.1% in 2013 to 3.3% in 2014 and 3.7% in 2015. Following ongoing contractions in the construction sector and a slump in manufactured goods ...

Jul, 2014 100 pages
Greece Shipping Report Q3 2014 US$ 1,295.00

... back from large-scale fixed investment. Even the small improvement in Greece's external position has resulted largely from a collapse in imports rather than ... we remain pessimistic about the country's medium-term prospects. We believe Greece will manage average GDP growth of only 1.4% in the 2014-2018 period.

Jul, 2014 134 pages
Chile Shipping Report Q3 2014 US$ 1,295.00

... registering growth in container throughput of almost 10% over our medium-term forecast period to 2018. We also maintain our positive outlook for Chile's construction industry on the back of an investor-friendly business environment, political stability and a strong pipeline of projects. Although we estimate ...

Jul, 2014 117 pages
Saudi Arabia Shipping Report Q2 2014 US$ 1,295.00

... growth in 2012 and so are not as negative as they first appear. Growth in Saudi ports will be supported by local shipping companies such as Bahri and Vela Shipping. The considerable investment into new facilities is also continuing apace. Headline Industry Data 2014 port of Jeddah ...

Apr, 2014 129 pages
Shipping & Ports Sector in India: Strategic Review (Budget 2013-14) US$ 100.00

... and diverse; it caters to the needs of 1.2 billion people. The Indian transportation & logistics sector is increasingly attractive to foreign and domestic operators as well as strategic and financial investors. Ports: Ports in India play a vital role in the overall economic development of the country. About ...

Mar, 2013 9 pages
Marine Freight Market in the US and the UK 2012-2016 US$ 2,000.00 US$ 1,800.00

... the US and UK has also been witnessing environmental standards stimulating older marine vehicles replacement. However, failure of IT and communications systems could pose a ... The report covers the US and UK regions; it also covers the Marine Freight market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. ...

Jan, 2013 49 pages
Top 80 Shipbrokers (Sweden) US$ 1,250.00

This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Sweden Shipbrokers. Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the largest 80 companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.Using the most up-to-date financial information available, the two ...

Nov, 2012 185 pages
Top 900 Water Freight Transport (Asia) US$ 1,250.00

This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Asia Water Freight Transport. Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the largest 900 companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.Using the ...

Nov, 2012 1005 pages
Top 300 Inland Water Freight Transport (Asia) US$ 1,250.00

This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Asia Inland Water Freight Transport. Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the largest 300 companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.Using ...

Nov, 2012 405 pages
Top 708 Sea and coastal freight water transport (Germany) US$ 1,250.00

... is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Germany Sea and coastal freight water transport . Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the largest 708 companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages. ...

Nov, 2012 813 pages
Top 600 Shipping (Nordic) US$ 1,250.00

This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Nordic Shipping. Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the largest 600 companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.Using the most ...

Nov, 2012 705 pages
Top 75 Cruise Ship Operators (Global) US$ 1,500.00

This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Global Cruise Ship Operators. Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the largest 75 companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.Using ...

Nov, 2012 180 pages
Top 378 Shipment & Port Services (Global) US$ 1,500.00

This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Global Shipment & Port Services. Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the largest 378 companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.Using the ...

Nov, 2012 483 pages
Top 48 Ports (Sweden) US$ 1,250.00

This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Sweden Ports. Using the unique Plimsoll method of analysis, each of the largest 48 companies is individually assessed and ranked against each other and compared to industry averages.Using the most up-to- ...

Nov, 2012 153 pages
Global Database of Harbours and Ports US$ 1,279.00 Oct, 2012
Analyzing Domestic Water Shipping in the US US$ 500.00

... 12,000 miles of navigable inland waterways used by the domestic shipping trades in the United States, not including the Great Lakes. The ... shipping market in the US with regards to freight in its research offering Analyzing Domestic Water Shipping in the US. The report is a complete analysis of the industry ...

Aug, 2012 105 pages
Review of the Black Sea Ports US$ 600.00 Mar, 2011 83 pages
Review of Coal Terminals in Sea Ports of Russia US$ 500.00 Feb, 2012 64 pages
Overview of Ports of the Azov and Caspian Seas US$ 600.00 Jul, 2011 56 pages
Hong Kong Shipping Report Q3 2014 US$ 1,295.00

... rest of the medium term, BMI projects further growth at the port of Hong Kong. Although up until 2012 it was managing to weather the competition from ... believes, also had its container throughput bolstered as a result of the Hong Kong 2013 strike, as some shippers re-routed there to avoid the industrial action ...

Jun, 2014 117 pages
Croatia Shipping Report Q3 2014 US$ 1,295.00

... the chances of recovery. We have cut back out GDP forecast for 2014 from +0.4% in our last quarterly report to -0.3% now. This rather grim projection ... in the absence of new reforms, Croatia could be facing many more years of economic pain. Looking at the ports and shipping sector, we believe annual bulk ...

Jun, 2014 98 pages
Indian Luxury Boat Industry Outlook to 2020 US$ 455.00 May, 2012 33 pages
Naval Expenditure in UK to 2016: Market Brief US$ 75.00 Mar, 2012 13 pages
Merchant Shipping: Market Research Report US$ 1,995.00

... offers discussion on the basics and structure of the Merchant Shipping industry. The synopsized market discussion provides a statistical insight into global ... , and Chile, among others. The abstracted regional market discussions provide a prelude to these markets. The report also includes an indexed, easy ...

Jan, 2012 98 pages
Marine Transportation: Market Research Report US$ 1,450.00

The global outlook series on Marine Transportation provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers macro level discussions on this infrequently reported industry. In addition to discussions on the industry’s structure, players, and ...

Jan, 2012 89 pages
United States Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View: BMI maintains its cautiously optimistic view on the US shipping sector. We believe 2015 will see the country's major facilities consolidate the growth seen in 2014. Our overall view that the US economy will continue to accelerate remains firmly in place. We are ...

Jan, 2015 121 pages
Ukraine Shipping Report Q1 2014 US$ 1,295.00

... the port's role in the global container shipping sector by developing it into a direct port of call, thereby decreasing Ukraine's reliance on Romania's port of Constantza ... the long term, the country's ports might benefit from Ukraine's newly adopted seaports development strategy, which is aimed at the country ...

Jan, 2014 118 pages
Turkey Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... updates We are forecasting good single-digit percentage growth rates in Turkey's main ports in 2015, although the largest, the Port of Izmir, held ... expectations of a tightening stance by the US Federal Reserve, was positive for Turkey, given that its externally-leveraged economy is very sensitive to changes ...

Jan, 2015 108 pages
Kenya Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates For 2015, we continue to have a strong growth outlook for Kenya's ports and shipping sector based on three main ... prospects for the Kenyan economy. We are forecasting 6.6% GDP growth in 2015, with the economy rebounding strongly on an estimated growth of 5.1% in 2014. There ...

Jan, 2015 104 pages
Japan Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates In terms of the shipping picture in Japan, 2015 will see the port of Nagoya leading the way with tonnage growth ... attribute this disappointing outlook to the steep fall of the Yen versus the currencies of Japan's main trading partners and the sales tax hike in April 2014. ...

Jan, 2015 133 pages
Bahrain Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... term. The port of Mina Salman should see tonnage volumes rise as well, on the back of demand from an extensive housebuilding programme under way in Bahrain. Headline Industry Data Growth in KBSP total tonnage throughput is forecast at 13.1% in 2015, with average annual growth of 10.6% between 2015 and 2019.

Jan, 2015 103 pages
Saudi Arabia Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates In 2015 we forecast a modest recovery at a number of Saudi ports that underwent declines in box and total tonnage throughput in ... key port infrastructure projects are in the pipeline and local shipping firms The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) and Vela ...

Jan, 2015 123 pages
Taiwan Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... integration is expected to continue. BMI's growth predictions for Taiwan are slightly below consensus in 2015. We have cut our GDP projection to growth ... on consumer confidence and food exports. Exports, while remaining key to Taiwan's growth dynamics, will be influenced by the slowdown in the mainland Chinese ...

Jan, 2015 110 pages
Venezuela Real Estate Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... and troubled economy has seriously held back growth in the commercial real estate sector. Both tenants and landlords are being negatively affected by ... real estate sector in the long run. All three of Venezuela's real estate sub-sectors are suffering from chronic shortages of supply due to a severely limited ...

Jan, 2015 61 pages
Philippines Renewables Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... the country now faces a potential shortfall in energy supply in the summer of 2015. The government is keen to reduce its reliance on expensive fuel imports and ... avoid power cuts. The government of the Philippines set ambitious renewable energy targets under the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 and the National ...

Dec, 2014 45 pages
Oman Shipping Report Q1 2015 US$ 1,295.00

... position on the Arabian Sea, outside the Gulf, enabling it to offer shorter shipping lines than ports within the congested body of water. On the ... 59.38mn tonnes - an expansion of 12.3%. Growth will average 11.8% over the medium term. 2015 Oman total trade real forecast at 3.9%, and to average 1.2% per annum ...

Nov, 2014 120 pages
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