Overview

Full steam ahead: Rising trade volumes have allowed industry firms to shrug off lower prices

IBISWorld’s Water Freight Transport in New Zealand market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Water Freight Transport industry have benefited from New Zealand's rising level of international trade over the past five years. The ongoing globalisation of many New Zealand industries has boosted demand for water freight services over the period. In addition, trade agreements, such as the New Zealand-Korea Free Trade Agreement that entered into force in 20 December 2015, have further facilitated international trade over the past five years, supporting industry demand. Industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 2.1% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $432.3 million. This includes projected growth of 4.1% in the current year...

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What is the Water Freight Transport in New Zealand industry?

The Water Freight Transport industry is characterised by high and increasing barriers to entry. Entering the industry requires significant start-up costs, with the acquisition of a vessel representing the main barrier, although ships can be leased. The industry's high level of competition represents another hurdle for potential entrants. Larger incumbent operators, particularly foreign multinational shipping companies, benefit from larger vessels and economies of scale given their relative size.

The global shift towards larger vessels and more regular services makes it difficult for new entrants to operate viably, particularly as the industry is facing an oversupply of capacity. Fle...

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Products & Brands

Major products in this industry
Container ships
General cargo ships
Bulk cargo ships
Oil and chemical tankers
Examples of brands in this Industry
ASP Ship Management
Pacifica Shipping

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Major Markets

Globalisation & Trade

Business Locations
Competitive Landscape
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Barriers to Entry

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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