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Merchant Shipping - Global Outlook

Description:    The global outlook series on Merchant Shipping provides a collection of statistical anecdotes,
                market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Richly laden with quantitative analysis,
                the report offers discussion on the basics and structure of the Merchant Shipping industry.
                Annotated with 52 information rich tables presenting research findings, and analytical projections,
                the synopsized market discussion provides a statistical insight into global marine water
                transportation market size by region, marine ports and services market by region, leading cruise
                ship owners by gross tonnage/berths, trading fleet & merchant shipping fleet by ship type, cargo
                traffic by volume, containerized freight traffic by volume, container throughput across ports by
                region, chemical cargo, seaborne coal, and iron ore volume shipments by category, among
                numerous other parameters. Major regional markets discussed include United States, Europe,
                Russia, China, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia,
                Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. The abstracted
                regional market discussions provide a prelude to these markets. The report also includes an
                indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 482
                companies worldwide.


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Contents:       MERCHANT SHIPPING
                A GLOBAL OUTLOOK, SEPTEMBER 2008


                 CONTENTS


                 1. Overview 1
                 International Shipping Industry 1
                 Current Scenario 1
                 Stringent Environmental Policies Set to Boost Scrapping 1
                 Heavy Congestion in Ports Affect Dry-Bulk Markets 2
                 Container Shipping Sector Growing Fast 2
                 Technological Advances Drives Up Growth 2
                 Growth of Larger LNG Vessels 2
                 Table 1: Global Marine Water Transportation Market Volume by
                 Region: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in
                 Billion Metric Tons for Australia, South America, Africa,
                 Asia, North America and Europe 3

                 Table 2: Global Marine Water Transportation Market Volume by
                 Region: Percentage Market Share for 2004 and 2008 for
                 Australia, South America, Africa, Asia, North America and
                 Europe 3

                 Table 3: Global Marine Ports and Services Market Volume by
                 Region: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in
                 Billions of Tons for Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and
                 Rest of the World 4
Table 4: Global Marine Ports and Services Market Volume by
Region: Percentage Market Share for 2004 and 2008 for
Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of the World 4
Shipping and World Trade 5
Developing World’s Contribution Rising in the Shipping Sector 5
Safety and Sustainability, The Prime Concern of the Shipping
Sector 5
Table 5: Global Trading Fleet (2005): Percentage Breakdown
by Ship Type – Tankers, Container Ships, General Cargo Ships,
Bulk Carriers, Passenger Ships, and Others 6

Table 6: Global Merchant Shipping Fleet (2005): Ship Average
Age by Type 6
Inclination Factors of Production in Merchant Shipping Fleet 6
Types of Ocean Vessels 6
Tankers 6
Containerships 7
Dry Bulk Vessels 7
General Cargo Ships 7
Specialty Vessels 7
Passenger Carriers 7
Table 7: Leading Cruise Ship Owners by Gross Tonnage (GT):
Percentage Market Share for 2006 by Player - Star Cruises
Group, Mediterranean Shipping Cruises (MSC), Carnival Group,
Royal Caribbean CL, and Others 7

Table 8: Leading Cruise Ship Owners by Berths: Percentage
Market Share for 2006 by Player –Mediterranean Shipping
Cruises (MSC), Star Cruises Group, Royal Caribbean CL,
Carnival Group, and Others 8

Table 9: Global Marine Water Transportation Market Volume by
Category: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in
Billion Metric Tons for Tanker, Dry Bulk, General
Cargo-Container and Other General Cargo 8

Table 10: Global Marine Water Transportation Market Volume
by Category: Percentage Market Share for 2004 and 2008 for
Tanker, Dry Bulk, General Cargo- Container and Other General
Cargo 9

Table 11: Global Leading Very Large Crude Carrier Charterers
(VLCC) by Tanker Spot Cargoes/ Fixtures: 2005 Percentage
Market Share for Royal-Dutch Shell Group ChevronTexaco
Corp., & Others 9
Freight Fares 9
Ownership Patterns of World Merchant Fleet 9
Overview 9
World Merchant Fleet Under National and Foreign Flag 9
Table 12: Global Merchant Shipping Fleet (2005): Percentage
Breakdown of Deadweight Tonnage (dwt) by Foreign and
National Flag by Ship Type 10
Ownership Patterns of Major Shipping Countries 10
Ownership Patterns According to Major Ship Types 10
Table 13: Global Merchant Shipping Fleet (2005): Percentage
Breakdown of Deadweight Tonnage (dwt) by Foreign and
National Flag by Select Countries 11
Development of Major Open Registry Flags 11
Table 14: Global Open Registry Flags by Ship Type (Tankers):
dwt Percentage Share for 2005 by Country – Panama, Liberia,
Bahamas, and Others 12

Table 15: Global Open Registry Flags by Ship Type (Container
Ships): dwt Percentage Share for 2005 by Country – Panama,
Liberia, Bahamas, and Others 12

Table 16: Global Open Registry Flags by Ship Type (Bulk
Carriers): dwt Percentage Share for 2005 by Country –
Panama, Liberia, Bahamas, and Others 12

Table 17: Global Open Registry Flags by Ship (All Types): dwt
Percentage Share for 2005 by Country - Panama, Liberia,
Bahamas, and Others 12
Global Cargo Market 12
Table 18: Global Ship Cargo Shipments: Annual Market
Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in Trillions of Pounds 13
Global Containerized Cargo Market 13
Table 19: World Leading Maritime Countries and Territories
(2005): Based on the Percentage of World Fleet 13

Table 20: Global Containerized Freight Traffic: Annual Market
Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in Millions of Twenty-Foot
Equivalent Units 14

Table 21: Container Throughput Market across Ports in the
Global Market: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008
in Millions of TEUs 14
Chemical Cargo Market 14
Table 22: Global Chemical Volume Shipments through Waterborne
Medium, by Category: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through
2008 in Millions of Tons for Foreign and Domestic Categories 15

Table 23: Global Deep Sea Chemical Tanker Transportation
Capacity by Leading Companies: 2005 in Millions of Dead
Weight Tons and Percentage for Odfjell-Seachem,
Stolt-Nielsen, Jo Tankers, Tokyo Marine, and Others 15
Seaborne Coal Trade 15
Table 24: Global Seaborne Steam Coal Trade Across Pacific and
Atlantic: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in
Millions of Tons 16

Table 25: Global Seaborne Cooking Coal Trade Across Pacific
and Atlantic: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008
in Millions of Tons 16

Table 26: Global Seaborne Hard Coal Trade: Annual Market
Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in Millions of Tons 17
Seaborne Iron Ore Market 17
Table 27: Global Seaborne Iron Ore Trade: Annual Market
Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in Million Tons 17

Table 28: Global Seaborne Iron Ore Trade (2005): Percentage
Breakdown by Product Type – Fines, Lump, Blast Furnace
Pellets, and DRI Pellets 17
Seaborne Pellet Market 17

2. Mergers & Acquisitions 18

3. Strategic Corporate Development 30

4. Product Launches 34

5. A North American Perspective 35
Overview 35
Table 29: Leading Producers of Pellets in North America
(2005): Percentage Breakdown by Cliffs Managed, Minorca,
Quebec Cartier Mining Company, USS - Minntac/ Keetac, and
Iron Ore Company of Canada 35

Table 30: Leading Ports in North America (2005): Percentage
Share in terms of Shipper’s Usage for US Trade 35

Table 31: Canadian Marine Traffic By Canada Port Authorities
(CPA): Percentage Share of Vancouver, Saint John, Sept-Iles,
Quebec, Montreal, Fraser River, Hamilton, Halifax, Thunder
Bay, North Fraser, Windsor, Prince Rupert, Trois-Rivieres,
Nanaimo, Belledune, St. John’s, Toronto, Port Alberni, and
Saguenay for 2005 (In million tons) 36

5a. United States 36
Turning Around the Merchant Marine 36
Leading Player 36
The Domestic Tank Vessel Industry 37
Table 32: Primary US Ports (In terms of US bound Containers) -
2005 Percentage Share of Los Angeles, Long Beach, New
York-New Jersey, Charleston, Savannah, Norfolk, Seattle,
Tacoma, Oakland, and Houston 37

Table 33: Leading Agricultural Container Ports for Exports in
the US: Percentage Share of Oakland, Long Beach, Los Angeles,
Seattle, Jacksonville, Tacoma, New York, Norfolk, Charleston,
and Portland for 2005 37
Market Status 37
Contribution of the Marine Industry to the US Economy 37
Historic Overview 38
Corporate and Government Initiatives 38
Maritime Security Program 38
National Security 38
Cargo Traffic 39
Table 34: Leading US Retailers by Container Traffic Through
US Ports (in terms of container usage) for 2005 39

Table 35: Leading US Ports Handling Over One Million
Containers Annually (2005) 39

Table 36: Cargo Traffic Volume of Major Trading Countries at
Port of Miami in the US: 2005 in ‘000 of Tons for Guatemala,
Honduras, Spain, Jamaica, Dom. Republic, Venezuela, Italy,
and others 40
Outlook 40

6. A European Perspective 40
Role of European Shipping Industry 40
European Transport Policy 40
Liberalization of Port Services 40
Short Sea Shipping 41
Table 37: Leading European Maritime Traffic Ports by Cargo
Handling: 2005 in Millions of Metric Tons for Rotterdam,
Antwerp, Marseille-Fos, and Le Havre 41

6a. Russia 41
Role of Russian Shipping 41
Constraints 41

6b. Spain 42

6c. Belgium 42

6d. France 42
6e. Greece 42

6f. Luxembourg 43

6g. United Kingdom 43

6h. The Netherlands 43

6i. Portugal 43

6j. Rest of Europe 44
Ferry Line Trade in Central and Eastern Europe 44
Challenges Faced by Duty-Free Sector 44
Positive Growth 44
Table 38: Ferry Line Duty-free Sales in Central and Eastern
Europe by Product Category: Annual Market Estimates for
2003 through 2008 in Millions of US$ for Liquor, Tobacco
Products, Fragrances / Cosmetics and Gifts/Other 44

Table 39: Ferry Line Duty-free Sales in Central and Eastern
Europe by Product Category: Percentage Market Share for
2004 and 2008 for Liquor, Tobacco Products, Fragrances/
Cosmetics and Gifts/Other 45
Outlook 45

7. An Asian Perspective 45

7a. China 45
Cargo Ports’ Performance in the Marine Transportation Market 45
Outlook 45
Table 40: Leading Cargo Ports’ Throughput in China: 2004 in
Millions of Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) for Shanghai,
Shenzhen, Qingdao, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Dalian,
Ningbo, Zhongshan, and Fuzhou 46

Table 41: Cargo Passage through Major Ports in China: 2005 in
Millions of TEUs for Shanghai, Shenzhen and Quingdao 46

Table 42: Sea Transport Overnight Trips from China: Annual
Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in Millions 46

Table 43: Chinese Market for Iron Ore (2005): Percentage
Share of Imports from Australia, Brazil, India, South Africa,
and Others 47

Table 44: Leading Chinese Inland River Ports by Volume of
Cargo: 2005 in Millions of Tons for Nanjing Nantong,
Hangzhou, Zhengjiang, Zhangjiagang, Wuhan, Huzhou, Changshu,
and Jiangyin 47

7b. Indonesia 47
Overview 47
Table 45: National Sea Transportation Fleet Volume in
Indonesia by Type: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through
2008 in Thousands of Deadweight Tons (DWT) for Cargo Vessels,
Barges, and Tug Boats 48

Table 46: National Sea Transportation Fleet Volume in
Indonesia by Type: Percentage Market Share for 2004 and 2008
(*) for Cargo Vessels, Barges, and Tug Boats 48

7c. Philippines 49
Cargo Throughput 49
Table 47: Philippines Cargo Ports Throughput: Annual Market
Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in Millions of Metric Tons
for Domestic and Foreign 49

Table 48: Philippines Cargo Ports Throughput: Percentage
Market Share for 2004 and 2008for Domestic and Foreign 49

Table 49: Philippines Containerized Cargo Traffic for Cargo
Ports: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in
Millions of Metric Tons for TEU Traffic and Ship Traffic 49

Table 50: Philippines Containerized Cargo Traffic for Cargo
Ports: Percentage Market Share for 2004 and 2008 for TEU
Traffic and Ship Traffic 50

7d. Singapore 50
Cargo Volume 50
Table 51: General Cargo Volume Handled by Singapore Port
Authority: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in
Millions of Tons for Containerized Cargo and Conventional
Cargo 50

Table 52: Bulk Cargo Volume Handled by Singapore Port
Authority: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in
Millions of Tons for Oil and Non-Oil 50

8. A Latin American Perspective 51
Cargo Market - An Overview 51
Outlook 51
Cargo Shipments in the Caribbean and Latin American Regions 51
Influencing Factors 51
Capacity Expansions 51
Outlook 51
Cargo Container Traffic in the Caribbean, South and Central
America 52
Outlook 52

8a. Argentina 52
Latin American Economy - Argentina 52
Foreign Policies and Cargo Transportation 52
Outlook 52

8b. Brazil 53
Foreign Investments – Decreased Infrastructure Costs 53
Outlook 53

8c. Chile 53
Cargo Traffic by Major Ports 53
Outlook 53

8d. Colombia 53
Overview and Outlook 53

8e. Guatemala 54
Cargo Traffic Market 54
Outlook 54

8f. Honduras 54
Cargo Traffic at Major Ports 54
Outlook 54

8g. Nicaragua 55
            Cargo Traffic 55
            Outlook 55

            8h. Venezuela 55
            Cargo Traffic 55


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