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Global Merchant Shipping Industry

  • January 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts

The global outlook series on Merchant Shipping provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Richly laden with quantitative analysis, the report offers discussion on the basics and structure of the Merchant Shipping industry. The synopsized market discussion provides a statistical insight into global marine water transportation market size by region, marine ports and services market by region among numerous other parameters. Major regional markets discussed include United States, Europe, Russia, Spain, France, UK, Greece, China, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, among others. The abstracted regional market discussions provide a prelude to these markets. The report also includes an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 402 companies worldwide.

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Global Merchant Shipping Industry



1. OVERVIEW 1
Shipping Industry: Curtain Raiser 1
Recent Past Perspective 2
Recession and its Effect on Maritime Shipping 2
Recession has Profound Effect on Tanker Market 3
Companies Jarred with Market Slump 3
Container Shipping Industry Suffers Severe Recession Pangs 4
Feeble Consumer Demand Affects Asian Ports 4
Developing European Nations among the Hardest Hit Economies 4
US Shipping Market Suffers as Maritime Trade Slumps 4
Current and Future Analysis 5
Aftermath: New Trends Observed 5
Table 1: World Merchant Shipping Market by Geographic Region
- North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analysed with Annual Unit Sales in Million Metric Tonnes for
the Years 2010 through 2015 6

Table 2: World Merchant Shipping Market (2011 and 2015):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Geographic
Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World 7
Asia-Pacific - Promises High Growth 7

2. AN INSIGHT INTO SHIPPING INDUSTRY 9
Types of Ocean Vessels 9
Market Segmentation 9
Bulk Cargo Carriers 9
Dry Bulk Carriers 9
Types of Bulk Carriers by Size 10
Tankers 10
Types of Tanker Ships by Size 10
Container Vessels 10
Types of Container Vessels by Size (in Twenty-foot
Equivalent Unit (TEU) 10
Other Cargo Ships 11
LPG Tanker 11
Chemical Tanker 11
RORO (Roll On Roll Off) 11
Ferry 11
Niche Category 11
LNG Carriers 11
Cruise 12
Small Ships 12
Measurement Units 12
Gross Tonnage 12
Dead Weight Tonnage (DWT) 12
Compensated Gross Tonnage (CGT) 12
TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) 13
Challenges Faced by the Shipping Industry, Issue Redressal 13
Safety and Sustainability 13
Piracy 14
Pollution 14
Freight Shipping: Key Growth Impeding Factors 15
Prospective Infrastructure 15
Time-Consuming 15
Environmental Concerns 15
Key Statistics 16
Table 3: World Merchant Shipping Industry (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of GT by Leading Flag States 16

Table 4: World Merchant Shipping (2011): GT Percenatge
Breakdown of Leading Fleets by Nationality of Owner 16

Table 5: World Merchant Fleets (2011): Pecentage Breakdown of
GT by Owners' Geographic Region 17

Table 6: World Merchant Shipping Fleet (2010 and 2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Dwt by Type of Ship - Oil
Tankers, Bulk Carriers, General Cargo, Container Ships, and
Others 17

Table 7: Age Profile of World Merchant Fleet by Vessel Type
(2010): Breakdown of GT (in Million) by Age Group 18

Table 8: Global Controlled Fleets (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of Dwt by National and Foreign Flag by Select
Country 18

Table 9: Leading Cruise Ship Owners by Gross Tonnage (GT):
Percentage Market Share for 2010 by Player - Royal Caribbean
International, Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, Costa
Crociere, Norwegian Cruise Line, Holland American Line, and
Others 19

Table 10: Leading Cruise Ship Owners by Lower Berths:
Percentage Market Share for 2010 by Player - Royal Caribbean
International, Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, Costa
Crociere, MSC Cruises, and Others 19
Competition 19
Table 11: Commercial Shipbuilding Industry (2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Top 5 Players by Orderbook CGT 19

Table 12: Global Offshore Shipbuilding Industry: Percentage
Share Breakdown of Leading Players by Orderbook Value 20

Table 13: Global Shipbuilding Industry 2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Leading Commercial as well as Offshore
Builders by Orderbook Value 20

3. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 21


A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 33

1. NORTH AMERICA 33
Overview 33
Renewed Activity in Shipping Industry 33
Table 14: North American Recent Past, Present and Future
Analysis for Merchant Shipping with Annual Sales Figures in
Million Metric Tons for the Years 010 through 2015 33

1a. UNITED STATES 34
Overview 34
Table 15: Maritime Fleet (Private Owned) under the US Flag
(2010): Breakdown of Dwt by Type of Vessel 34

Table 16: US Maritime Trade (2010): Breakdown of Trade Volume
(in Metric Tons) by Select Countries 35
Tank Vessel Industry 35
Maritime Security Program 36
Cargo Traffic 36
Key Statistics: 37
Table 17: US Maritime Container Shipping (2010): TEU
Percentage Breakdown by Customs District 37

2. EUROPE 38
Role of European Shipping Industry 38
Table 18: European Merchant Shipping Market by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analysed with Annual Unit Sales in
Million Metric Tonnes for the Years 2010 through 2015 38

Table 19: European Merchant Shipping Market (2011 and 2015):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Geographic Region
- France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe 39

Table 20: Merchant Shipping Industry in the European Union
(2011): Leading Fleets by Country as of Januray 2011 39

2a. DENMARK 40
Overview of Shipping Industry in Denmark 40
Table 21: Danish Merchant Shipping Industry (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of GT by Type of Vessel 40

2b. FRANCE 41
Table 22: French Merchant Shipping Market for the Years 2010
through 2015 with Annual Unit Sales in Million Metric Tonnes 41

2c. UNITED KINGDOM 42
Overview 42
Table 23: UK Merchant Shipping Market for the Years 2010
through 2015 with Annual Unit Sales in Million Metric Tonnes 43

Table 24: UK Port Traffic (2010): Percentage Breakdown of
Tonnage by Leading Ports - Grimsby and Immingham, London,
Milford Haven, Southampton, Tees and Hartlepool, Forth,
Liverpool, Felixstowe, Dover, Medway, and Others 43

2d. SPAIN 44
Table 25: Spanish Merchant Shipping Market for the Years 2010
through 2015 with Annual Unit Sales in Million Metric Tonnes 44

2e. BELGIUM 45
Table 26: Merchant Shipping in Belgium (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of GT by Type of Vessel 45

2f. GREECE 45
Greek Shipping Industry Resiliently Weathers Catastrophe 45

2g. LUXEMBOURG 46

2h. PORTUGAL 46

2i. RUSSIA 47
Role of Russian Shipping 47

2j. THE NETHERLANDS 47

3. ASIA 48
Overview 48
Table 27: Asia-Pacific Merchant Shipping Market for the Years
2010 through 2015 with Annual Unit Sales in Million Metric
Tonnes 48

3a. CHINA 49
Cargo Ports 49

3b. INDIA 50
Overview 50
Ministry to Slacken Cabotage Standards 50

4. LATIN AMERICA 51
Cargo Market - An Overview 51
Table 28: Latin Amercian Merchant Shipping Market for the
Years 2010 through 2015 with Annual Unit Sales in Million
Metric Tonnes 51

4a. ARGENTINA 52

4b. BRAZIL 52

4c. CHILE 52
Cargo Traffic by Major Ports 52

4d. COLOMBIA 53
Overview 53

4e. HONDURAS 53
Cargo Traffic at Major Ports 53

4f. NICARAGUA 53
Cargo Traffic 53

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