India Shipping Report Q1 2016

India Shipping Report Q1 2016

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Published on Oct 26, 2015 - 115 pages

The primary issue in Indian shipping continues to be the state of the nation's ports. Investment in the 12 major state-run facilities has not kept up with the demand engendered by rapid economic growth experienced in India over the past decade. This is leading to repeated issues of congestion at port s. I nvestment is now starting to be made, but t his may be a case of too little too late. Further more , plans to push ahead with the privatisation of the state-run facilities risk mass strikes in the sector in the coming years . An agreement was reached between the government and the port workers in March which averted a general strike, but the risk remains as privatisation plans move forward. Although we believe the move is necessary in order to compete in the long-run, in the short term the privatisation will likely see throughput lost to private ports.

Headline Industry Data

2015 port of Chennai tonnage throughput forecast to grow by 2.5%.
2015 port of Jawaharlal Nehru container throughput forecast to grow by 5.7%.

Key Industry Trends

Gateway Rail To Build Container Depot: India-based logistics facilitator Gateway Distriparks' subsidiary Gateway Rail Freight will establish its fourth inland container depot at Viramgam near Ahmedabad in Gujarat. 'This will be a terminal on the confluence of the two double stack routes between Garhi Harsaru in Gurgaon (Haryana) and two main ports on the west coast at Mundra and Pipavav in Gujarat,' said Gateway Distriparks. Gateway Rail will build the terminal with a railway siding and container yard on 141,640sq m of land. The company has secured the necessary regulatory approval from Western Railway. The facility is expected to start operations within one year.

The India Shipping Report has been researched at source and features latest-available data and BMI Research's independent forecasting, critically analysing international transport of dry bulk and containers. The report evaluates the global commodities and trade backdrop, alongside in-depth country-specific analysis of trade prospects. The report also contains company profiles covering leading multinational and national shipping companies and analysis of latest industry news, trends and regulatory developments in India.

BMI's India Shipping Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the shipping industry in India.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent shipping industry forecasts for India to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Indian shipping market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in India through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments.
  • Exploit the latest competitive intelligence and company SWOTS on your competitors and peers including multinational and national companies.

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI's key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering shipping, major investments and projects and significant multinational and national company developments.

SWOT Analysis

SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis of the state's shipping sector, which carefully evaluates the short- and medium-term issues facing the industry.

Market Overview

Analysis of the capacity, terminals and planned development of the major ports in each country, including data on throughput and total tonnage.

Industry Forecast Scenario

Historic data series (2008-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry and macroeconomic indicators (see list below), supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key downside risks to the main forecast, including:

Major port freight throughput (tonnes/teu); overall freight throughput (teu); total imports (US$bn) and exports (US$bn).

Company Profiles

Company profiles include business activities, leading products and services, company strategy, trends and developments and economic performance analysis.

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Throughput
Port Of Chennai Throughput
Table: Major Ports Data (India 2012-2019)
Table: Trade Overview (India 2012-2019)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (India 2012-2019)
Table: India's Main Import Partners, 2006-2013 (USDmn)
Table: India's Main Export Destinations, 2006-2013 (USDmn)
Market Overview
India Container Shipping Market Overview
Company Profile
Great Eastern Shipping (GE Shipping)
Mercator Lines
Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)
Varun Shipping
Shipping - Global Industry View
Container Shipping: Three Key Themes
Table: Major Beneficiaries
Table: Order Book For New Mega Vessel Class
Table: Vessel Capacity By Trade Route
Global Company Strategy
Maersk Line
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
Evergreen Line
COSCO Container Lines Company (COSCON)
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Table: Agriculture Weakening, Manufacturing & Services Providing Support
Table: Economic Activity (India 2010-2019)
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (India 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (India 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population And Life Expectancy (India 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (India 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (India 1990-2025)