What are Marine-Based Industries with Examples?

By Balaji

Updated on: February 17th, 2023

The industries that use products from the sea and oceans as raw materials are called marine-based industries. Examples of marine-based industries are the industries processing seafood or manufacturing fish oil. Marine-based industries are a type of raw material industry.

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  • 1. Marine-Based Industries (more)

Marine-Based Industries

Marine-based industries are heavily dependent on the sea and oceans. It is because the raw materials to run the industry are obtained from them. It consists of charter vessels, ferries, fishing boats, container ships, regulatory, patrol vessels, etc.

Classification of Industries

The industries are based on raw materials, size, and ownership. More details related to the different types of industries are given below:

  • Raw Material Industries: Agro-based industries like mineral-based, marine-based, and forest-based on the type of raw material are called raw material industries.
  • Industries by Size: Size-based industries refer to the amount of capital invested, the number of people employed, and the volume of production.
  • Ownership: On the basis of ownership can be classified into the private sector, state-owned or public sector, joint sector, and cooperative sector.

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