This sector covers shipping lines and the seaports of call.
The shipping sector is engaged in the transport of cargo by sea from one corner of the world to another. Shipping accounts for 95% (approx) of world trade volume.
These companies own ships which carry container load of goods. Specialized tanker ships carry fuel , gas and chemicals. These companies called shipping lines command billion dollar investments and are usually owned by government entities or by the private sector.
Different products require specialized handling and transport.
Hence chemical tankers, oil tankers, and LNG carriers are developed to handle dangerous chemicals, oil and oil-derived products and liquefied natural gas respectively.
Ports handle containers to be unloaded from in-coming ships and to be loaded onto out-going ships.
Ports are usually government owned and / or operated by private sectors who specialize in Port operations.
It is challenging for these companies to contain their operating costs and bear competition.
It is one of the direct indicators of a stable or a recessionary trend in the global or a country's economy.
- ERP software review and implementation assurance
- Valuation of Business
- Acquisitions, Mergers, De-Mergers
- Sale of Business
- Private equity
- Turning around loss making and / or inefficient entities - turnkey and modular
- Ensuring sound financial health
- Improving systems and controls
- Project reports with or without feasibility studies
- Statutory audits
- Voyage accounting