APM Terminals to fight for global top spot

In a few years APM Terminals will be be among those fighting for the top spot as the biggest player in the global market, where new operators are also entering the scene, according to Drewry.

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The transport market is doing well, but things are going to get even better, says British analyst agency Drewry in its 11th Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast.

By 2018 the global container market will thus surpass 840 million teu, with the African and Chinese markets showing the fastest growth. This brings a combined annual growth rate of 5.6 percent over the next five years, a significant increase compared to last year's 3.4 percent.

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