Port Operators in Australia: Market Research Report

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Port Operators Market Research Report | ANZSIC I5212b | Mar 2014

Berth of a new era: Industry revenue to slow as mining activity moderates

The Port Operators market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry's port operations vary from general cargo and container ports located near major population centres to remote bulk commodity operations near mining sites. The industry depends on international trade, with merchandise imports and bulk commodity exports key drivers of industry activity.

As more cargo has moved through Australia's ports in the past five years, operators have announced expansion plans and found themselves in a position to raise rates to fund them. The industry has grown robustly in the past five years, at a forecast compound annual rate of 6.8%. In 2013-14, industry revenue is forecast to increase by 2.4% to $3.0 billion. Over the past 10 years, the expansion in the Mining division has propelled revenue in the Port Operators industry to new heights... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

States with high levels of commodities export activity have a higher concentration of port operators, as ports are generally near mineral deposits to minimise transport and handling costs. The large number of ports in Queensland and Western Australia directly relate to mineral exports, thus ports are close to mine sites. Queensland for example, is the largest exporter of coal through the Port of Gladstone. Furthermore, Queensland boasts the Port of Brisbane facility, while Fremantle in Western Australia is a growing container port.

In addition, in Western Australia, Port Hedland and Dampier are growing ports as exports of iron ore and liquefied natural gas increase... purchase to read more


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What is the Port Operators Industry?

Operators in this industry maintain and lease port facilities used in the land-sea transition of goods and passengers.

Industry Products
WharfageWharf facility rentalNavigation servicesPort access
Industry Activities
Port operationWharf provisionWharf facility leasing

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