Port Operators in Australia: Market Research Report

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Port Operators Market Research Report | ANZSIC I5212b | Jul 2014

Private ports: A shift towards privatisation is changing the shape of the industry

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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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 invested in expanding port facilities and found themselves in a position to raise rates to fund these expansions. The industry has grown robustly in the past five years, at a compound annual rate of 9.6%. In 2014-15, industry revenue is forecast to increase by 5.0% to $3.3 billion... purchase to read more

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Ports are the gateway for Australia's imports and exports. Imports come in the form of containerised merchandise and general cargo destined for Australia's retailers and wholesalers. Exports are dominated by the Mining division and are primarily transported from specialised bulk facilities in custom-built ships. The industry's operators are specialised to cater to their major markets, with container ports and hybrids often close to capital cities while bulk ports are close to areas of mining activity. The industry has performed robustly over the past five years, primarily due to strong growth in the value of total merchandise trade. IBISWorld expects that industry revenue will grow at a compound annual rate of 9.6% over the five years through 2014-15... 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 rentalOther ServicesPort access
Industry Activities
Port operationWharf provisionWharf facility leasing

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