Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia - Market Research Report

Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry trends (2014-2019)

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The Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry is an integral part of the water transport sector. The industry provides various support services, including shipping agency services, towage, navigation, pilotage and lighterage. Industry revenue has modestly expanded over the past five years, reflecting difficult demand conditions due to weaker demand from iron ore mining and the decline of the world price of oil. Overall, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2018-19 to reach $2.2 billion. This includes an expected rise of 1.3% in 2018-19, largely due to a decline in industrial action during this year. The industry's performance depends on demand from water transport industries and the...
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Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The performance of the Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry is forecast to strengthen over the next five years. Industry operators are anticipated to benefit from the forecast expansion of port traffic and trade volumes over the period. These increases are anticipated to support industry operators that generate revenue from key services such as navigation, pilotage, and towing. In addition, rising demand from mining is anticipated to ease the downward pressure on industry service prices and support industry revenue growth over the period. Overall, industry revenue is anticipated to rise at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $X.X billion. Port expansion and demand According to the Bureau of Infrast...
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Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 909
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 4,692

Biggest companies in the Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia industry include Svitzer Australia Pty Limited, Serco Group Pty Limited and Bhagwan Marine Pty Limited.

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What is Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry?

Industry Definition

The Agribusiness sector includes businesses that are directly engaged in, or benefit from, agricultural activities.

Industry Products and Services

  • Dairy products
  • Meat and livestock products
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Fish and seafood
  • Other products and services

Industry Activities

  • Agricultural primary production
  • Agricultural support services
  • Food processing
  • Wine production
  • Agricultural machinery manufacturing
  • Agricultural product wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily provide navigation, towage and other services to the water transport sector.

Main Activities

  • Lighterage services
  • Navigation services
  • Marine salvage services
  • Ship registration services
  • Shipping agency services
  • Towboat and tugboat operation
  • Pilotage services
  • Water vessel towing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Most of Australia's merchandise imports and exports are transported by sea. Australian importers and exporters rely on the Water Freight Transport industr...
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Total merchandise imports and exports
Demand from water freight transport
Demand from water passenger transport
Days lost to industrial disputes

Current Performance

Indirect beneficiaries
Industry profitability
Industry expansion
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Industry profitability
 Table: Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Port Operators in Australia
Water Freight Transport in Australia
Water Passenger Transport in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Shipbuilding and Repair Services in Australia
Boatbuilding and Repair Services in Australia
Road and Bridge Construction in Australia




Products & Services

The Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry provides navigation, towage and other related services to the water transport sector. Thes...
General cargo ships and container carriers
Tankers
Other carriers including livestock and car carriers



Demand Determinants

The industry's primary source of demand is companies providing sea transportation, involving both passengers and freight. The demand for ship navigation s...
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Major Markets

General cargo ships and container carriers
Tankers
Other carriers including livestock and car carriers




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry exhibits a low level of industry concentration, with the largest four players expected to ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Svitzer Australia Pty Limited entered the industry in 2007 when it acquired Adsteam Marine Limited. The company has since grown to employ over 870 people....
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Svitzer

 Table: Svitzer - financial performance

Serco Group

 Table: Serco Group - financial performance

Bhagwan Marine

 Table: Bhagwan Marine - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity, a trend which has risen over the past five yea...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Navigation, Towage and Services to Water Transport in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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