Cargo Shipping Market - Global Forecast to 2023


The Cargo Shipping market, in terms of value, is projected to grow at a CAGR of XX% from 2018 to 2023. The market is estimated to be USD XX Billion in 2017, and is projected to reach XX Billion by 2023. In this study, 2017 has been considered the base year, and 2018 to 2023 the forecast period, for estimating the market size of the global market.

Date : 2018-09-25

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  • To define, describe, and forecast the Cargo Shipping market in different segmentations
  • To forecast the market size in terms of value for various segments with respect to four main regions: North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW
  • To provide detailed information regarding the major factors influencing the growth of the Cargo Shipping market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges)
  • To provide a detailed overview of the value chain in the Cargo Shipping market and analyze the market trends with Porter’s five forces analysis
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for various stakeholders by identifying the high-growth segments of the Cargo Shipping market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their market position in terms of ranking and core competencies, along with detailing the competitive landscape for the market leaders
  • To analyze competitive developments such as new product launches and developments; agreements and contracts; mergers and acquisitions; and expansions in the global Cargo Shipping market

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Marine Cargo Market , By Cargo Type
    4.1 Marine Cargo Market, By Cargo Type

    4.2 Liquid Cargo

    4.3 Dry Bulk

    4.4 Container Cargo       

    4.5 General Cargo

5 Marine Cargo Trends, By Industry Type
    5.1 Introduction 
    5.2 North America Marine Cargo Trends

    5.3 Europe Marine Cargo Trends

    5.4 Asia-Pacific Market Marine Cargo Trends

    5.5 Middle East & Africa Marine Cargo Trends

    5.6 Rest of the World (RoW)

6 Global Marine Cargo Market, By Trade Route
    6.1 Suez Canal 
    6.2 Panama Canal 
    6.3 Straits of Malacca and Singapore 
    6.4 Strait of Hormuz 
    6.5 Container Shipping Routes 

7 Regulatory Framework and Challenges
    7.1 Regulatory Framework 
    7.2 Challenges 
    7.3 Air Pollution 
    7.4 Ballast Water Discharge 
    7.5 Biofouling 

8 Marine Cargo Infrastructure
    8.1 Port Developments, By Region 
           8.1.1 Existing Ports (Terminal Expansion, Capacity Expansion)
           8.1.2 Upcoming Ports (Terminals Planned, Capacity Planned, Cargo Type Planned to Handle)

9 Current and Future Trends Impacting Global Marine Cargo Market
    9.1 Trends By Cargo Type 
           9.1.1 Bulk Cargo
           9.1.2 Oil & Gas
           9.1.3 General Cargo
           9.1.4 Container Transport

10 Geopolitical Analysis By Region
     10.1 Geopolitical Analysis of Middle East & Africa 
     10.2 Geopolitical Analysis of Europe 
     10.3 Geopolitical Analysis of Asia-Pacific 
     10.4 Geopolitical Analysis of Rest of the World 

11 Regional Shipping Import-Export Data



12 Trends in Freight Forwarding
     12.1 Consolidations and Acquisitions 
     12.2 Providing Value Added Services 
     12.3 Near-Sourcing 
     12.4 Regionalization 
     12.5 Adaption of Information Technology

13 Competitive Landscape

14 Company Profiles
(Company at A Glance, Business Overview, Products Offered, Key Strategy, Recent Developments)*
     14.1 Introduction 
     14.2 A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S 
     14.3 Mediterranean Shipping Company SA 
     14.4 China Cosco Holdings Company Limited 
     14.5 CMA CGM S.A 
     14.6 Hapag-Lloyd AG 
     14.7 Deutsche Post DHL Group 
     14.8 CEVA Logistics 
     14.9 Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG 
     14.10 Deutsche Bahn AG 
     14.11 Nippon Express Co. Ltd.

Container Transport: A promising market

The growth in container transport will have highest growth in cargo shipping trade compared to other types of cargos. Demographic changes and the increased globalization drives the growth for container transport. Additionally, the investments in port infrastructure, global supply & demand cycle will have positive impact on container transport. Asia-Pacific region dominates the container transport followed by Europe and North America in 2018.

Asia-Pacific: Largest market for cargo shipping trade

Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest share of the global cargo shipping trade in 2018. Developing Asian economies are driving growth in Asia-Pacific region. China is major exporter in Asia-Pacific as it is developed as manufacturing hub. Market demand, developments in port infrastructure and strong government support have enabled Asia-Pacific to achieve largest market share.

The European region has been segmented into Germany, France, the U.K., Spain and Russia. Europe is estimated to account for the second-largest share in the global cargo shipping trade in 2018. The EU countries are expected to show steady growth in near future due to various initiatives by European Union and rising global demand.

North America is estimated to have the third-largest market share in cargo shipping trade, by volume, in 2018. . The North American cargo shipping market is projected to grow at a promising CAGR during the forecast period. Growth in global economies will be major factor for cargo shipping trade growth as Canada and Mexico are export oriented economies.  
The report analyses all major players in the shipping industry, including A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S (Denmark), Mediterranean Shipping Company SA (Switzerland), CMA CGM SA (France) And Hapag-Lloyd Ag (Germany), along with major freight forwarding players.

It covers the global cargo shipping market, in terms of volume (million tons) and value (USD billion). It explains the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the market on the basis of region, cargo type, industry type and trade route from 2018 to 2023. It also provides an overview of other important aspects of the global cargo shipping market.