The global outlook series on Marine Transportation provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers macro level discussions on this infrequently reported industry. In addition to discussions on the industry’s structure, players, and cargo traffic, also included is a special reference to the containerized cargo market. Global cruise ship lines are analyzed by berth ownership for select players, among other parameters such as foodservice purchase, and average food purchases per passenger. Seasoned with unbiased commentaries on the industry’s outlook, and punctuated with 29 market data tables, the industry is summarized to provide the macro picture. Regional markets briefly abstracted include Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China, Philippines, Taiwan, Argentina, Brazil, and South Africa among others. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 205 companies worldwide.