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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
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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The Port Operators industry has a medium level of concentration, with the top four players accounting for about 49.0% of industry revenue in 2014-15.

Many foreign countries have high levels of ownership concentration in port and maritime industries, often due to government ownership of all major ports. A reason for Australia's moderate concentration is Australia's vast coastline and the distribution of population across three major eastern seaboard capital cities. Ownership of port operators has historically been held by state governments. The privatisation of some state owned ports has allowed new entrants into the industry and reduced concentration. Additional fragmentation has been caused by the development of new ports by mining companies... 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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