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Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation Industry Analysis

Identify industry changes, evaluate the market size, market outlook, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation


Overview of the U.S. Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Transportation Of Bulk Liquids And Gases In Intermodal Tank Containers By Water

Transportation Of Bulk Liquids And Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Water

Transportation Of Dry Bulks, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Water

Transportation Of Climate-Controlled Boxed, Palletized, And Other Packed Goods, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Water

Transportation Of Boxed, Palletized, And Other Packed Goods, Not Climate-Controlled And Not In Intermodal Tank Containers, By W

Transportation Of Climate-Controlled Intermodal Containers, Not Elsewhere Classified, By Water

Transportation Of Other Intermodal Containers, Not Climate-Controlled, Not Elsewhere Classified, By Water

Transportation Of Automobiles And Light Trucks By Water

Transportation Of Other Goods By Water

Passenger Transportation By Water

Coastal And Great Lakes Fixed-Route, Passenger Transportation By Water

Cruises

Towing Services By Water

Tugboat Services

Related Services

Other Related Products

Reselling Services For Merchandise, Retail

Meals And Beverages, Prepared And Served Or Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 7%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8%
Business Operations Specialists 6%
Sales and Related Occupations 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 23%
Information and Record Clerks 11%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 5%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 45%
Water Transportation Workers 38%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 17%
Sailors and Marine Oilers 17%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators 13%
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 13%
Ship Engineers 8%
Ship Engineers 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • Seabridge trademarks "SEABRIDGE" - ferry boat transport - 06/08/2011




  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Argent Marine Management
    Ocom Technology
    Cma CGM
    Liberty Global Logistics

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • A Foreboding Similarity in Today’s Oceans and a 94-Million-Year-Old Catastrophe - The source of the great smothering in the Cretaceous seems to have been a molten font burbling deep beneath an ancient sea that separated ... fueled an algae bloom on Lake Erie so large and noxious that it shut down drinking water for the city of Toledo. (01/13/2018)
    • Brutal cold follows massive East Coast winter storm -- live updates - In New England, the powerful winds brought coastal flooding that reached historic levels in some communities with icy water overflowing piers ... related injuries as the region grits through a deep freeze that followed a powerful blizzard. (01/06/2018)
    • ‘The Deep Chill’ torments most of country; snow expected in South Carolina, Georgia - A winter storm will pounce Wednesday on coastal Georgia ... be near zero again in the Great Lakes region, CNN meteorologist Monica Garrett said. In West Virginia, the Wirt County school district had to close because of a water main burst, Superintendent ... (01/03/2018)
    • Best Workboats of 2017 - Great Lakes Shipyard Builds Nation’s ... affects of pollution, water sampling, bioacoustics, sediment coring, fisheries research and more. First Tier IV Tug on US East Coast Arrives in NYC McAllister Towing this year announced the arrival in NY of ... (12/29/2017)
    • Coast Guard: Complacency led to 2016 grounding of freighter on Lake Superior - The grounding resulted in $4.5 million in damage to the ship and an unknown amount more spent to off-load the crippled freighter at sea — making the May 27, 2016 incident one of the rare modern marine casualties on the Great Lakes. The grounding produced ... (12/21/2017)
    • Invasive species a concern as lawmakers change ballast water rules - Michigan put in place stringent standards in 2005 that required oceangoing vessels to treat their ballast water - the water large vessels use to weigh down and balance themselves at sea - before discharging it into the Great Lakes. The move came as the ... (11/10/2017)
    • Coastal programs face fears of deep budget cuts - Nationally, the EPA funds beach water monitoring and other requirements of the 2000 Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act with about $10 million in grants split among coastal and Great Lakes states ... he said. Sea Grant, funded at ... (03/22/2017)
    • Great Lakes sinkholes a window to ancient life - Scientists studying submerged sinkholes in the Great Lakes off the coast of northern Michigan have stumbled onto ... of primitive purple microbes -- cousins to bacteria that live in deep-sea hydrothermal vents and ice-locked Antarctic lakes. (04/27/2009)


    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $1,405,103,073 on Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation. It has awarded 4,135 contracts to 190 companies, with an average value of $7,395,279 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Cruises
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water TransportationOpportunity/Threat
    Deep Sea Passenger Transportation Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Cruises are less than those from Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Cruises sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Cruises Product Sales Report



    Trans Of Bulk Liquids & Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Cont By Wat
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water TransportationOpportunity/Threat
    Coastal & Great Lakes Freight Transportation Competing industry
    Inland Water Freight Transportation Competing industry
    Deep Sea Freight Transportation Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Trans Of Bulk Liquids & Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Cont By Wat are less than those from Deep Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Water Transportation. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Trans Of Bulk Liquids & Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Cont By Wat sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Trans Of Bulk Liquids & Gases, Except In Intermodal Tank Cont By Wat Product Sales Report



    Trans Box & Pal Gds, No Clim-Cntrl, Except Intrmdl Tank Cont, Wat
    Trans Box & Pal Gds, No Clim-Cntrl, Except Intrmdl Tank Cont, Wat Product Sales Report

    Trans Of Dry Bulks, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Water
    Trans Of Dry Bulks, Except In Intermodal Tank Containers, By Water Product Sales Report

    Passenger Transportation By Water
    Passenger Transportation By Water Product Sales Report