The shipping industry forms an essential part of today's import and export industry. Around 90% of world trade is handled by international shipping industry. There are 12 major and 187 minor / intermediate ports along the Indian coastline. Shipping / logistics is a global trade industry, which continuously expanding. It has its bright future prospects tied to the economic activities across the globe.
The activities in shipping/ logistics industry includes all sorts of planning, organization, maritime administration, ship finance, risk management, maritime law etc. Different areas of shipping/logistics industry are business plan, market study & analysis of container logistics, shipping logistics cost analysis, feasibility for container freight station (CFS) or inland container depot (ICD).
This industry gives large number of jobs in shipping for dedicated employees. It requires a huge and committed manpower to manage for functioning of different segments. Jobs in shipping industry requires qualified employees for ship management, and to fulfill the trading formalities. The shipping industry, not only is a source of employment for the people, who are a directly a part of it, but also offers employment to other inter-related industries.