Deep Sea Freight Transportation

Deep Sea Freight Transportation

Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:

Companies in this industry provide deep sea transportation of cargo to or from foreign ports. Major companies include CMA CGM (France), COSCO (China), Crowley (US), Evergreen (Taiwan), Hapag-Lloyd (Germany), Mærsk (Denmark), and MSC Mediterranean Shipping (Switzerland).


Demand is driven by global imports and exports. The profitability of individual companies depends on?efficient operations?and a?good safety record. Large companies have advantages in fleet size and port access. Small companies can compete effectively by chartering services out of smaller ports and transporting unusual cargo. The US industry is?highly concentrated: the 50 largest companies account for more than 95% of industry revenue.


Major services include transportation of intermodal containers and dry bulk cargo (each accounting for about 30% of revenue), followed by the transportation of climate-controlled intermodal containers (about 20% of revenue). Other services include Climate-controlled boxed and palletized goods and bulk liquids and gases (each accounting for about 10%).

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Industry Opportunities
Call Preparation Questions
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