Global Cargo Shipping Transportation Markets Report 2016-2020 & 2021-2026

The Global Cargo Shipping Transportation Market stood at USD157.49 billion by value in 2020 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.87% until 2026, owing to the rising imports and exports of liquid, dry, general, and container cargo trade in the Asia Pacific & Middle East countries like India and Brazil.

On the basis of Cargo Type, the market can be bifurcated into Bulk Cargo, Oil & gas and Liquid Cargo, Container Cargo, General Cargo and Others. Bulk cargo accounted for share of 41.12% in 2020 and the segment is expected to maintain its market dominance during the forecast period, owing to the rebound in economies after the opening of country wise lockdowns.

Moreover, rapid urbanization and industrialization are likely to propel the demand for bulk cargo shipping. Growing infrastructure development, which requires significant use of steel products and iron ore, is also the key factor driving the bulk cargo segment.

Based on Industry, the market can be segmented into Oil & Gas, Ores, Manufacturing, Food, Electrical and Electronics and Others. Oil & Gas segment accounts for the largest market share due to crude oil, refined petroleum products and gas, which continued to grow amid a surplus in oil market supply and low oil prices.

Total seaborne trade volumes of oil tanker trade reached 3.1 billion tons in 2019 indicating a continuous increase over the previous years. Oil imports have continued at a steady rate in order to increase the inventory for crude oil and refined oil products. Such positive trends were supported by strong demand for crude oil imports in China, India and the United States and large quantities of exported petroleum products from India and China

Asia Pacific is estimated to be the largest market owing to the increasing infrastructural development activities and rising urbanization and industrialization in the region. Moreover, increasing investments in the manufacturing and trade industry in the region is expected to positively influence the market.

China holds the largest market share followed by South Korea and Japan, however, the market in India is expected to grow at the highest CAGR in the region.

Competitive Landscape

  • Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in the Global Cargo Shipping Transportation Market.
  • Voice of Customer: Brand Awareness, brand satisfaction, price and availability are the major factors affecting decision related to cargo shipping for various users, globally.

Some of the major players in the Global Cargo Shipping Transportation Market include

  • A.P. Moller-Maersk Group
  • Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.
  • COSCO Shipping International (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
  • CMA CGM S.A.
  • Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd.
  • Evergreen Marine Corporation
  • HMM Company Limited
  • Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation
  • Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.

Years considered for this report:

  • Historical Years: 2016-2019
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Estimated Year: 2021
  • Forecast Period: 2022-2026

Key Target Audience:

  • Global cargo shipping providers
  • Global cargo shipping suppliers
  • Research organizations and consulting companies
  • Organizations, associations and alliances related to cargo shipping providers
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Industry associations
  • Market research and consulting firms

Report Scope: 

Global Cargo Shipping Transportation Market, By Cargo Type:

  • Bulk Cargo
  • Oil & gas and Liquid Cargo
  • Container Cargo
  • General Cargo
  • Others

Global Cargo Shipping Transportation Market, By Industry:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Ores
  • Manufacturing
  • Food
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Others

Global Cargo Shipping Transportation Market, By Region:

  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • Taiwan
  • India
  • Australia
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom
  • Spain
  • Netherlands
  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Colombia
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Turkey
  • UAE
  • South Africa

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