Bahrain Shipping Report

 Published On: Oct, 2013 |    No of Pages: 110 |  Published By: BMI Shipping | Format: PDF
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Things are looking up for the Bahraini shipping sector. The Khalifa bin Salman Port (KBSP) is seeing
volumes rise on the back of the massive hike in demand at Saudi Arabian ports. The consumer demand
story also bodes well for domestic demand over the medium term, while the Port of Mina Salman could see
tonnage volumes rise due to a house-building programme underway in the Kingdom.
Headline Industry Data
- Growth in KBSP total tonnage throughput forecast at 6.7% in 2013, with average annual growth forecast
at 5.9% between 2013 and 2017.
- Growth in KBSP container throughput forecast at 6.7% in 2013, with average annual growth of 6.1%
over our forecast period.
- Real growth in total trade forecast at 7.0% in 2013 and to average 4.7% over the medium term.

Industry View 7
Shipping 9
Political 11
Economic 12
Business Environment 13
Industry Forecast 14
Khalifa bin Salman Throughput 14
Table: Bahrain Major Port Data 18
Table: Bahrain Trade Overview 18
Table: Bahrain Key Trade Indicators 19
Table: Bahrain Main Import Partners, 2004-2011 20
Table: Bahrain Main Export Partners, 2004-2011 20
Market Overview 22
Bahrain Container Shipping Market Overview 22
Industry Trends And Developments 28
Company Profile 29
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) 29
Shipping - Global Industry View 32
Box Supply: Overcapacity Remains, But ETRs Offer Hope 32
Table: Q213 Container Vessel Deliveries 34
Table: Container Line Mega Vessel Newbuild Plans 35
Table: Q213 New Container Ship Orders 42
Box Rates: Tough 2013, ETRs Remain The Ones To Watch 43
Table: 2012 & 2013 SCFI Europe Base Port Average Freight Rate Overview 50
Table: 2012 & 2013 SCFI USWC Base Port Average Freight Rate Overview 50
Box Demand: Static Outlook Continues, But 2014 Looks Brighter 50
Global Company Strategy 61
Maersk Line 61
Mediterranean Shipping Company 70
Evergreen Line 84
COSCO Container Lines Company 91
Macroeconomic Forecasts 97
Macroeconomic Forecast 97
Table: Bahrain - Economic Activity 106
Demographic Forecast 107
Table: Bahrain's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 108
Table: Bahrain's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 108
Table: Bahrain's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 109
Table: Bahrain's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 110

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