Water Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Water Freight Transport industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.5%

Operators in the Water Freight Transport industry have benefited from New Zealand's rising international trade over the past five years. The ongoing globalisation of many New Zealand industries has boosted demand for water freight transport services over the period. In addition, trade agreements, such as the 2015 New Zealand-Korea Free Trade Agreement, and the 2018 Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership have further facilitated international trade over the five-year period, supporting industry demand. Industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 1.0% over the five years through 2019-20, to $473.1 million. This includes an anticipated decline of 1.7% in 2019-20, due to a contraction in the total mass of imports...
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Water Freight Transport industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Water Freight Transport industry is projected to continue growing over the next five years. The ongoing globalisation of many of New Zealand's industries is forecast to boost international trade and therefore demand for water freight transport services over the period. Industry participation is anticipated to rise over the next five years, as more players enter the industry to capitalise on rising demand. Revenue and profitability Industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to total $XX.X million. The total mass of exports and imports by sea is anticipated to expand further over the period. The projected appreciation of the New Zealand dollar over the next five years will likely cause the total...
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Water Freight Transport industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $481m
  • business Number of Businesses: 127
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 816

Biggest companies in the Water Freight Transport industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Water Freight Transport in New Zealand industry include Silver Fern Shipping Limited and The China Navigation Company NZ Limited.

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What is Water Freight Transport industry?

Industry Definition

Companies in the Water Freight Transport primarily operate vessels that transport freight by water. Freight ferry and harbour freight transport services are also included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Container ships
  • General cargo ships
  • Bulk cargo ships
  • Oil and chemical tankers
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Coastal sea freight transport services between domestic ports
  • Freight ferry services
  • Harbour freight transport services
  • International sea freight transport services between domestic and international ports
  • River freight transport services
  • Ship freight management services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies in the Water Freight Transport primarily operate vessels that transport freight by water. Freight ferry and harbour freight transport services are also included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Coastal sea freight transport services between domestic ports
  • Freight ferry services
  • Harbour freight transport services
  • International sea freight transport services between domestic and international ports
  • River freight transport services
  • Ship freight management services

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Transporting freight from New Zealand ports to overseas ports generates a significant share of industry revenue. Several factors influence the volume of e...
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Total mass of exports by sea
Total mass of imports by sea
Trade-weighted index
Demand from rail transport

Current Performance

International trade
Industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Industry structure and technology
 Table: Water Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Water Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Meat Processing in New Zealand
Customs Agency and Freight Forwarding Services in New Zealand
Cheese, Butter and Milk Powder Manufacturing in New Zealand




Key Selling Industries

Stevedoring and Water Transport Support Services in New Zealand
Port and Water Transport Terminals in New Zealand





Products & Services

The Water Freight Transport industry transports a variety of goods between New Zealand's ports. The industry's services are segmented by the type of vesse...
Other
Freight forwarders
Food and beverage manufacturers



Demand Determinants

Demand for the Water Freight Transport industry is primarily dictated by the level of trade between New Zealand and the rest of the world. The level of im...
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Major Markets

Other
Freight forwarders
Food and beverage manufacturers




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Water Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Water Freight Transport industry exhibits low market share concentration. The four largest players are expected to account for approximately 15% of in...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Water Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Water Freight Transport in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Silver Fern Shipping Limited is a foreign-owned company operating as part of the ASP Ship Management Group, a Singapore-based provider of maritime service...
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Silver Fern Shipping

 Table: Silver Fern Shipping - financial performance

Swire Shipping

 Table: Swire Shipping - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages in the current year, industry operators are expected to spend an ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Water Freight Transport in New Zealand - 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 Water Freight Transport in New Zealand Industry

Industry Revenue (2008-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2008-2026)
Establishments (2008-2026)
Businesses (2008-2026)
Employment (2008-2026)
Exports (2008-2026)
Imports (2008-2026)
Wages (2008-2026)
Domestic Demand (2008-2026)

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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  • Industry Market Size
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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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