Mercator International was retained by the Australian State of Victoria Department of Treasury and Finance to produce long-term forecasts of container, RO-RO, break-bulk, and liquid bulk imports and exports. Additionally, Mercator conducted a fleet forecast to understand future infrastructure and capacity requirements. In doing so, Mercator assisted the agency and its financial advisors in privatizing the State-owned port corporation through the granting of a multibillion-dollar long-term lease/concession.