About Ship Loaders Ship loader is a port material handling equipment used for bulk material loading application. The growth in the bulk cargo transportation and the mining industries exploration activities drive the demand for ship loaders. Most common dry bulk materials such as coal, iron ore, grains, fertilizers, and any powder or granular dry cargo material use ship loaders for loading application during exporting bulk goods. All ship loaders designs have loading boom configurations, which can make a slewing and luffing motion to load the ship hold and adjust with the vessel position with the water elevation and ship size. Technavio's analysts forecast the global ship loaders market to grow at a CAGR of 3.25% during the period 2017-2021. Covered in this report The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ship loaders market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated by vendors of ship loader service providers to following end-users such as iron ore, coal, grains, and other industries such as cement, fertilizers, precious metals, and mineral industries. The market is divided into the following segments based on geography: • Americas • APAC • EMEA Technavio's report, Global Ship Loaders Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Key vendors • AUMUND Group • FLSmidth • Telestack • VIGAN Other prominent vendors • Agrico Sales • AMECO • EMS-Tech • NEUERO Industrietechnik fur Forderanlagen • SMB Group • Tenova TAKRAF • thyssenkrupp • ZPMC Market driver • Demand for port material handling equipment • For a full, detailed list, view our report Market challenge • Decreasing imports of coal and metal products by China • For a full, detailed list, view our report Market trend • Increased demand for energy-efficient ship loaders • For a full, detailed list, view our report Key questions answered in this report • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be? • What are the key market trends? • What is driving this market? • What are the challenges to market growth? • Who are the key vendors in this market space? • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors? • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors? You can request one free hour of our analyst's time when you purchase this market report. Details are provided within the report.