July 17, 2020

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The shipping containers range from large reusable steel boxes to the ubiquitous corrugated boxes which are used for intermodal shipments. The type and size of the container are built to comply with regulations and specifications set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Thus, the growing demand for highly efficient as well as the superior capacity of shipping containers is anticipated to grow the shipping container market in the forecast period.



The ever increasing seaborne trade, Improvement in transportation services, and increasing use of remote container management (RCM) solutions are the major drivers for the growth of the shipping container market. The rising government initiatives, as well as expansion in untapped shipping container market in the Asia Pacific such as Indonesia and India, are creating opportunities for the shipping container market in the coming years.

The report also includes the profiles of key shipping container companies along with their SWOT analysis and market strategies. In addition, the report focuses on leading industry players with information such as company profiles, components and services offered, financial information of last 3 years, key development in past five years.

  • China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd.
  • China Shipping Container Lines Co. Ltd.
  • Dong Fang International Asset Management Ltd.
  • Jindo Co. Ltd.
  • Singamas Container Holdings Limited
  • TLS Offshore Containers International
  • W&K Containers, Inc.
  • YMC Container Solutions


The "Global Shipping Container Market Analysis to 2027" is a specialized and in-depth study of the manufacturing and construction industry with a special focus on the global market trend analysis. The report aims to provide an overview of shipping container market with detailed market segmentation by container size, product type, and geography. The global shipping container market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the leading shipping container market players and offers key trends and opportunities in the market.


The global shipping container market is segmented on the container size and product type. Based on container size, the market is segmented into small container (20 feet), large container (40 feet), and high cube container (40 feet). Similarly, on the basis of product type the market is bifurcated into dry storage container, flat rack container, refrigerated container, and special purpose container.